SO MANY PEOPLE ARE EXCITED AND READY FOR MARIJUANA TO BE LEGAL IN OHIO BUT IT LOOKS LIKE A LOT OF BUSINESS WILL NOT HAVE ALL OF THEIR DUCKS IN A ROLL WHEN THE SEPT.8TH DATE ROLLS AROUND .
VIA FOX 28 NEWS
Regulators of Ohio’s new medical marijuana program say not all of the state’s growers, manufacturers and dispensaries will be operational by the legislated deadline of Sept. 8.
Department of Commerce Director Jacqueline Williams, whose agency oversees marijuana businesses, says not all the licensed businesses will be open by that day. Cleveland.com reports state officials confirmed the news during a meeting last week in Columbus.
Ohio’s medical marijuana law allows people with up to 21 different medical conditions to buy and use marijuana if it’s recommended by a doctor. Officials estimate patients will start registering with the program in early July.