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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…


Skill-Based Amusement Machine Licenses

Published: Apr 12, 2018

Do you own or operate skill-based amusement machines (SBAM) Do you sell or lease SBAMs. Are there any SBAMs on your property. If you answered yes to any of these questions, you and/or your company may need to be licensed by the Ohio Casino Control…


Court Reverses Another Ohio State Racing Commission Order

Published: Apr 06, 2018

John Izzo of Graff & McGovern represented a Standardbred trainer accused by the Ohio State Racing Commission of racing a horse that exceeded the regulatory threshold of a dopamine metabolite. However, the Commission never established what the regulatory threshold was for the dopamine metabolite. Franklin…