CINCINNATI -- Nearly two dozen doctors in the Greater Cincinnati area have gotten clearance to recommend medical marijuana for their patients.
The list of 23 doctors includes 17 from Cincinnati, one each from Liberty Township, West Chester Township, Springboro and Middletown, and two from Mason:
The Ohio Medical Board reviews and approves applications from doctors around the state. Tessie Pollock, a spokeswoman for the board, said more would be added to the list every month.
Doctors with active, unrestricted licenses can apply 24/7 online, Pollock said. Ohio Medical Board staff reviews the application and verifies they've completed the required two hours of continuing education in medical marijuana.
The board then takes up the applications each month.