“COLUMBUS, Ohio — The rules for Ohio’s medical marijuana growers and dispensaries are months away from being written, but entrepreneurs are already eyeing the future market here.
Dozens of marijuana and cannabis-related business names have been registered with the state since the legislature passed Ohio’s medical marijuana law in late May. Existing Ohio companies are considering how they can service the marijuana industry. Companies working in legal marijuana states are planning to expand.
The coming months will likely be filled with medical marijuana conferences, workshops and panels for would-be marijuana business owners. But much of the preparation will be speculative, as crucial details — such as the number of business licenses available and the criteria used to award them — are unknown. ”