Lawriter - OAC - 3796:7-1-01 Definitions.

3796:7-1-01 Definitions.

(A) "Administer" or "administration" means the direct introduction of medical marijuana into the body of a human, whether inhalation, ingestion, or any other means.

(B) "Business day" means any day other than Saturday, Sunday or a holiday recognized by the state of Ohio on which the state board of pharmacy is not open for business.

(C) "Terminal illness" means a qualifying condition for which a prospective patient has received a diagnosis for a life expectancy of six months or less if the illness runs its normal course.

(D) "Refuse to grant or renew" means to deny original or continued registration for a period of at least twelve months. After twelve months or such period of time as the individual board order may require, a patient or caregiver or an individual who desires to attain such status by registration, and whose registration the state board of pharmacy has refused to grant or renew, may make application to the board for issuance of a new registration in accordance with Chapter 3796. of the Revised Code and this division. An individual who desires to attain patient or caregiver status by registration and whose registration the state board of pharmacy has refused to grant or renew must meet any requirements established by the board.

(E) "Registry identification card" collectively refers to cards issued by the state board of pharmacy as evidence that an individual is registered as a patient or caregiver.

(F) "Revoke" means to take action against a registration rendering such registration void and such registration may not be reissued. "Revoke" is an action that is permanent against the registration and registrant.

(G) "Stale registration" means a submission to register as a patient or caregiver where the submitter fails to complete all submission requirements within ninety calendar days of the initiation of a registration by a physician, and after being notified by the state board of pharmacy, subject to the factors that would otherwise remove the submitter from consideration under Chapter 3796. of the Revised Code or this division. An individual forfeits all fees associated with a stale registration submission. The state board of pharmacy shall not be required to act on any stale registration and the registration may be destroyed by the board staff. If the registration is stale, the submitter shall be required to reapply for registration in accordance with Chapter 3796. of the Revised Code and this division, in effect at the time of resubmission.

(H) "Suspend" means to take action against a registration rendering such registration without force and effect for a period of time as determined by the state board of pharmacy.

(I) "Veteran" means any person who has completed service in the armed forces, including the national guard of any state, or a reserve component of the armed forces, who has been discharged under honorable conditions from the armed forces or who has been transferred to the reserve with evidence of satisfactory service.

Effective: 9/8/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/08/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3796.04
Rule Amplifies: 3796.04 , 3796.08