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Court challenges from rejected applicants, inspections issues and other problems popped up when putting the state’s medical marijuana program into effect. And now there’s another delay in the program, which was supposed to be up and running in less than two months.

The Ohio Board of Pharmacy created a registry for medical marijuana patients and caregivers to get identification cards to buy products at dispensaries.

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There’s now a clearer picture of who will be allowed to open medical marijuana dispensaries in Ohio and where they can be located.

The Board of Pharmacy awarded up to 56 dispensary licenses; 376 companies had applied. 

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