3796.061 Petition for form or method of use.

(A) Any person may submit a petition to the state board of pharmacy requesting that a form of or method of using medical marijuana be approved for the purposes of section 3796.06 of the Revised Code. A petition shall be submitted to the board in a manner prescribed by the board. A petition shall not seek to approve a method of using medical marijuana that involves smoking or combustion.

(B) On receipt of a petition, the board shall review it to determine whether to approve the form of or method of using medical marijuana described in the petition. The board may consolidate the review of petitions for the same or similar forms or methods. In making its determination, the board shall consult with one or more experts and review any relevant scientific evidence.

(C) The board shall approve or deny the petition in accordance with any rules adopted by the board under this section. The board's decision is final.

(D) The board may adopt rules as necessary to implement this section. The rules shall be adopted in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.

Added by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 523, §1, eff. 9/8/2016.