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Real Estate Salespersons Beware!

Published: Nov 07, 2018

At today’s Ohio Real Estate Commission Meeting, the Commissioner Members expressed anger and frustration that salespersons continue to give lock box numbers to unauthorized persons. A settlement agreement was before the Commission today for a salesperson who gave a lock box number to her client….


Financial Professionals Required to Report Suspected Elder Abuse

Published: Sep 20, 2018

R.C. 5101.63 was amended to require new professions to report cases of suspected elder abuse and financial exploitation. Effective September 29, 2018, the following professions are required to immediately report if they have reasonable cause to believe that an adult is being abused, neglected, or…


Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee Meeting – September 13, 2018

Published: Sep 19, 2018

The Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee met on September 13, 2018. The Committee was not provided with any information as to when the program will become fully operational, let alone partially operational. Mark Hamlin of the Ohio Department of Commerce addressed the Committee first. Twenty-six companies…


Some Medical Marijuana Processor Licenses Granted

Published: Aug 06, 2018

On Friday, August 3, 2018, the Ohio Department of Commerce announced seven companies that received provisional medical marijuana processor license: Ohio Grown Therapies, LLC (Johnstown, Licking County); Fire Rock Processing Ltd. (Columbus, Franklin County); Ohio Green Grow LLC (Toledo, Lucas County); Greenleaf Therapeutics, LLC (Middlefield,…


Casino Commission Reduces Skill-Based Fees

Published: Jul 19, 2018

Ohio Casino Control Commission Executive Director Matthew Schuler and Director of Skill Games Andromeda Morrison addressed the Commission at the July 18, 2018, meeting, regarding application and license costs. Based upon calls Mr. Schuler received, he determined the fees set forth in the existing rules…


How Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Laws May Affect You

Published: Jul 09, 2018

The laws enacted by the Legislature deal with more than just allowing patients with certain conditions to use medical cannabis. Certain rights were given to these patients, as well as certain restrictions. These include: An Employer is not required to permit or accommodate an employee’s…


Update on Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Control Program?

Published: Jul 06, 2018

There has been great improvement in the Medical Marijuana Control Program since June 1, 2018, but it will not be fully operational on time. The list of physicians with the ability to recommend medical cannabis continues to grow. The State Medical Board of Ohio expects…


New Bill May Change License Requirements for Ohio Cosmetologists

Published: Jun 18, 2018

The Ohio legislature is considering a sweeping overhaul to the licensing process for the state’s cosmetologists. House Bill 189 and Senate Bill 129, which have yet to pass, aim to implement the following changes to the industry: Move from schools to apprenticeships–Following the model of…