Ohio Tribes and Marijuana

Regulated Medical Cannabis is Legal in Ohio

Ohio has a highly restrictive process for licensing growers,qualifying testing labs, certifying doctors, registering patients and qualifying dispensaries. The medical cannabis program was enacted in 2016 and will be fully operational by September 2018. Recreational use of marijuana is illegal in Ohio. Posession up to 100 grams was decriminalized in 2016.

News Updates

News Congress May Block DOJ Prosecution of Medical Marijuana in 2-Year Budget
2018.02.10 - A budget deal may block the DOJ from money needed to enforce anti-cannabis laws in states that has voter approval for medical marijuana ... Read more
News U.S. Justice Dept Rescinds All Obama Marijuana Policies 01.04.2018 - The DOJ today rescinded all cannabis policies of the Obama Administration that allowed states to decide their own laws on recreational and medical cannabis. ... Read more

Ohio's Federally-Recognized Tribes

There are no federally recognized tribes in Ohio.

For a complete list of Ohio tribes and their locations, see our page about Ohio Tribes.

Cannabis Opportunities for Ohio Tribes

With no federally-recognized tribes, there are no cannabis opportunities for American Indian tribes in Ohio.