Ohio Pharmacy Board: No cannabis products can be sold in stores

Ohio is trying to tie up loose ends in what was something of a gray area of the cannabis market: byproducts.

COLUMBUS  Sorry to kill your buzz, but in Ohio, cannabis oil is no longer kosher.

Oh, you can buy it any number of places, such as the Columbus Botanical Depot on North High Street or Lucky’s Market in Clintonville, as well as through various online stores and giant e-commerce sites like Walmart.com and Amazon.com. But it isn’t legal, the Ohio Board of Pharmacy said in a ruling posted on its website this week.

“Until dispensaries are operational,” the board wrote, “no one, including board licensees, may possess or sell CBD oil or other marijuana-related products.”

The state’s initial dispensaries have not opened yet, though they were supposed to be ready by September. The state hopes to have them up and running by the end of the year.

CBD is shorthand for cannabidiol,

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