CLEVELAND, Ohio-- Medical marijuana will soon be legal in Ohio. But don't get that prescription from your doctor just yet.

House Bill 523, which Governor John Kasich signed into law back in June, will take effect in the Buckeye State on September 8.

Ohio representative Dan Ramos, one of the sponsors of the bill, says three government agencies will be laying out the plan over the next several months for the creation of the medical marijuana control program.

One-point-eight million dollars will now be used by the state pharmacy board, Department of Commerce and state medical board to register marijuana dispensaries, hire staff and manage patient-caregiver registration.

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Jennifer Jordan ~ Fox8.com ~

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