Category: Medical Marijuana in Ohio
Every year, registered medical marijuana patients in Ohio are required to reapply for their medical marijuana card. To renew your medical marijuana card in Ohio, look no further than this page! We’ll go over everything you need to do before your medical marijuana card expires, so you never run out of treatment options and your medical card renewal goes as smoothly as possible.
How Often do I need to Renew my Ohio Medical Marijuana Card?
The State of Ohio, which provides a step-by-step guide to renewing your card, states that patients can begin the renewal 90 days before their medical cannabis card expires. For the first time, patients and caregivers in Ohio will no longer receive email reminders to renew your Ohio medical marijuana cards.
Consequently, patients must keep track of when their marijuana card expires and begin the renewal process at least 90 days in advance. This is imperative.
Is a Visit with my Medical Marijuana Doctor Required to Renew my Medical Card in Ohio?
At this appointment, just as with the initial evaluation before receiving your medical marijuana card, you and the doctor will discuss your qualifying condition and review any records that may be readily available to you. This appointment will also be done remotely via video chat.
Most doctors expect you to use the same records you used for your initial evaluation, unless specifically instructed otherwise. Additional documentation may be required to prove that you still have an active diagnosis if your condition is curable. When renewing your Ohio marijuana card, you’ll usually be able to use your medical records from last year. There is no need for them to be out of date or inaccurate.
How Do I Renew my Status as a Caregiver in Ohio?
The State of Ohio indicates Caregivers within the Medical Marijuana Patient & Caregiver Registry must also renew their status. A patient caregiver can simply renew their medical marijuana registration by going to the State of Ohio Registry, logging in with your provided credentials, and selecting “Renew Card.”