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Authorizes the use of marijuana for medical purposes

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To amend sections 109.572, 519.21, 4123.54, 4729.75, 4729.80, 4729.84, 4729.85, 4729.86, 4731.22, 4731.281, 4776.02, 4776.04, and 5713.30 and to enact sections 3796.01, 3796.02, 3796.021, 3796.03, 3796.031, 3796.032, 3796.04, 3796.05, 3796.06, 3796.061, 3796.07, 3796.08, 3796.09, 3796.10, 3796.11, 3796.12, 3796.13, 3796.14, 3796.15, 3796.16, 3796.17, 3796.18, 3796.19, 3796.20, 3796.21, 3796.22, 3796.23, 3796.24, 3796.27, 3796.28, 3796.29, 3796.30, 4729.771, 4731.229, 4731.30, 4731.301, and 4731.302 of the Revised Code to authorize the use of marijuana for medical purposes and to establish the Medical Marijuana Control Program.

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Effective Date

September 8, 2016

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Primary Sponsors

Stephen A. Huffman


Edna Brown
Tom Sawyer
Joseph Schiavoni
Charleta B. Tavares
Cecil Thomas
Kenny Yuko
Tim W. Brown
Nicholas Celebrezze
Ronald Maag
Rick Perales
Daniel Ramos
John M. Rogers
Margaret Ann Ruhl
Kirk Schuring
Lou Terhar

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