Columbus – Ohio’s licensed marijuana growers announced the formation of a non-profit trade association , the Ohio Medical Marijuana License Holder Coalition (OMMLHC).
The group will be comprised exclusively of members that have been awarded licenses by the state of Ohio. The newly formed organization will provide a unified voice on behalf of this industry when it comes to legislation, regulatory compliance and enforcement.
“Patients have waited long enough for the relief they can experience from medical marijuana,’ stated Alex Thomas, spokesman for the OMMLHC. “Our organization will work to promote policies that support quality, safety, and sustainability of the State’s program, making sure the will of Ohioans becomes a reality,” he added. Provisional licenses for medical marijuana cultivators were awarded in November of last year.
Since then, each of the awarded cultivators has been working hard developing their facilities so they can obtain operational licenses. Level I and Level II cultivators will supply the Ohio market with the marijuana needed to develop medical-grade products.
“Having a structured organization to address the complexities of this new,