The medical board lists his specialty as pediatrics and says he has been licensed to practice medicine in Ohio since 1987.
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Four Cincinnati doctors were also on the list. Six are in Columbus. None are in Greene, Butler or Warren counties.
These doctors are licensed to recommend medical marijuana to patients suffering from one of the 21 qualifying conditions listed in state law. They cannot technically prescribe the drug, as it is still illegal under state law. The doctor's recommendation will be used to qualify a patient to obtain a medical marijuana card and ultimately buy cannabis at a licensed dispensary when the state's medical marijuana program is up and running in September.
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The medical board last week said 43 doctors had met the state’s requirements for a license to recommend medical marijuana to patients, meaning they are licensed doctors in good standing and completed two hours of training.
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