An HRO intern walks into a bank…and finds legal marijuana.

An HRO intern walks into a bank…and finds legal marijuana.

No joke. It’s Canada. By Christien Kelly Data Analytics Research Fellow, Harm Reduction Ohio A week ago, while sightseeing on vacation in Montreal, I accidentally walked into a marijuana dispensary. This was my first trip to Montreal, and I was exploring...
The problem with marijuana in Ohio

The problem with marijuana in Ohio

Hint: It ain’t the drug Let’s look at the economics of medical marijuana and all marijuana in Ohio. Using Colorado Department of Revenue methodology, Harm Reduction Ohio estimates Ohio adults consume about 550,000 “flower equivalent” pounds of...
Medical marijuana near you?

Medical marijuana near you?

376 applied. 56 licenses awarded. 4 licenses left vacant. The Ohio Board of Pharmacy awarded 56 medical marijuana retail licenses today. The state had 376 applicants to run dispensaries and the authority to award 60 licenses. Medical marijuana is supposed to be...
Former House Speaker Boehner comes out for rescheduling marijuana

Former House Speaker Boehner comes out for rescheduling marijuana

Joins board of marijuana form. Issues powerful statement with former Mass. Gov. Weld Ohio’s own John Boehner, son of a bar owner, joined the board of Acreage Holdings and came out in support of rescheduling marijuana. He also issued a powerful statement with...
Meet Ohio’s first medical marijuana doctors

Meet Ohio’s first medical marijuana doctors

Early adopters step forward See the list The Ohio State Medical Board on Wednesday will give 35 physicians the authority to recommend medical marijuana to patients in Ohio. These doctors are the first to be approved in Ohio’s long-awaited medical marijuana...
Funny ad for legal cannabis

Funny ad for legal cannabis

An Oregon-based cannabis delivery company named¬†Briteside¬†spoofs prescription drug ads in this witty video. (If YouTube blocks link, watch ad on company’s web...