Ohio Board of Pharmacy Director Wants Changes To Make Medical Marijuana Program More Accessible By Ohio Public Radio • Dec 12, 2019 Ohio Public Radio Nearly 75,000 Ohioans have registered with the state to receive medical marijuana. Of those, just over 51,000 have actually purchased the product. State Recommends Discipline For Three Mount Carmel Pharmacists Linked To Husel Case By Jim Letizia • Oct 18, 2019 Mount Carmel Health System The Ohio Board of Pharmacy is recommending disciplinary measures against the licenses of three pharmacists at Mount Carmel West Hospital connected with the investigation of Doctor William Husel. Householder's Medical Marijuana Board Appointee Has Ties To Industry By Ohio Public Radio • Sep 11, 2019 Ohio Public Radio 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. Medical Marijuana Patient Advocate Says Householder Retaliated Against Him By Ohio Public Radio • Sep 10, 2019 Ohio Public Radio An advocate for patients in Ohio's Medical Marijuana Program says he thinks more needs to be done to serve patients. State Says Number Of Prescribed Opioids Declined Last Year By Associated Press • Mar 12, 2019 ohiopmp.gov The state's prescription reporting system shows the number of prescription opioids dispensed to Ohioans declined for the sixth consecutive year in 2018. Doctors Submitting Registrations For Medical Marijuana Patients By Associated Press • Dec 11, 2018 The Ohio Board of Pharmacy says doctors have submitted nearly 2,000 recommendations in the medical marijuana patient and caregiver registry. Medical Marijuana Patient Registry Pushed Back By Ohio Public Radio • Jul 20, 2018 There have been court challenges by rejected applicants, inspections issues and other problems in putting the state’s medical marijuana program into effect. Clark County N.P. Indicted On Drug Trafficking Charges By Associated Press • Jul 12, 2018 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. AP: Many Ohioans Want People With Chronic Pain To Get Opioid Overdose Antidote By Associated Press • Jun 11, 2018 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. State Announces Locations Of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries By Ohio Public Radio • Jun 5, 2018 Ohio Public Radio The state Monday announced the locations of 56 medical marijuana dispensaries. State To Announce Locations Of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Today By Associated Press & Jim Letizia • Jun 4, 2018 The Ohio Board of Pharmacy today is scheduled to announce where 56 medical marijuana dispensaries will be located in 28 geographic districts. State Reports Decline In Painkiller Prescriptions By Associated Press • Mar 6, 2018 pharmacy.ohio.gov The Ohio Board of Pharmacy says the number of painkiller prescriptions continues to decline. Opioid Distributors Want Ohio To Hold Off On New Rules Until Feds Enact Their Own Rules By Associated Press • Mar 5, 2018 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. State Rolls Out Guidelines For Wholesale Drug Reporting By Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • Feb 2, 2018 Ohio Public Radio 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. AMA Gives State High Marks For Monitoring Prescription Drugs By Associated Press • May 30, 2017 ohiopmp.gov The American Medical Association has listed Ohio as the top state for monitoring prescription drugs. OBP Releases Proposed Medical Marijuana Rules By Associated Press • Dec 16, 2016 As many as 40 stores could dispense medical marijuana in Ohio under rules proposed by The Ohio Board of Pharmacy. More Retail Pharmacies Carrying Naloxone By Associated Press • Oct 20, 2016 oxywatchdog.com The Ohio Board of Pharmacy says two-thirds of retail pharmacies now offer the drug overdose antidote naloxone without a prescription. Controlling Board Approves Money For Medical Marijuana Program Work By Associated Press • Aug 23, 2016 Two agencies that will regulate Ohio's medical marijuana program are getting the 1.8 million state dollars they sought to start that work. Ohio Senate Makes More Changes To Medical Marijuana Bill By Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • May 25, 2016 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. Ohio Governor Issues Emergency Order To Outlaw New Drug By Associated Press • May 5, 2016 pharmacy.ohio.gov Ohio Governor John Kasich has issued an emergency order allowing the Ohio Board of Pharmacy to move quickly to outlaw a deadly synthetic painkiller.