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A new patient advocate is being appointed to Ohio's medical marijuana advisory board, after Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder fired Bob Bridges last week. 

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An advocate for patients in Ohio's Medical Marijuana Program says he thinks more needs to be done to serve patients. 

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The state's prescription reporting system shows the number of prescription opioids dispensed to Ohioans declined for the sixth consecutive year in 2018. 

The Ohio Board of Pharmacy says doctors have submitted nearly 2,000 recommendations in the medical marijuana patient and caregiver registry.

There have been court challenges by rejected applicants, inspections issues and other problems in putting the state’s medical marijuana program into effect.

The Ohio Board of Pharmacy says a Clark County nurse practitioner accused of illegally issuing prescriptions for controlled substances has been indicted on drug trafficking charges. 

Many people responding to proposed state rules regulating painkillers for chronic pain patients say those patients should automatically be given prescriptions for anti-overdose drugs. 

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The state Monday announced the locations of 56 medical marijuana dispensaries.

The Ohio Board of Pharmacy today is scheduled to announce where 56 medical marijuana dispensaries will be located in 28 geographic districts. 

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The Ohio Board of Pharmacy says the number of painkiller prescriptions continues to decline. 

Records obtained by the Associated Press show drug distributors are pushing back on stricter regulations in Ohio, calling them a patchwork approach that could lead to confusion and uncertainty. 

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Dublin-based Cardinal Health says it will work with the state on new rules cracking down on suspicious orders of prescription pain killers and other drugs.

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The American Medical Association has listed Ohio as the top state for monitoring prescription drugs. 

As many as 40 stores could dispense medical marijuana in Ohio under rules proposed by The Ohio Board of Pharmacy.

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The Ohio Board of Pharmacy says two-thirds of retail pharmacies now offer the drug overdose antidote naloxone without a prescription.

Two agencies that will regulate Ohio's medical marijuana program are getting the 1.8 million state dollars they sought to start that work.

A bill to regulate medical marijuana through the Ohio Board of Pharmacy is being scrapped over concerns the setup would create an undue burden on the state.

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Ohio Governor John Kasich has issued an emergency order allowing the Ohio Board of Pharmacy to move quickly to outlaw a deadly synthetic painkiller.