Draft Ohio cultivation rules: 18 licenses, huge fees
As many as 18 licenses would be available for medical marijuana growers in Ohio under proposed rules released by the state.
The draft regulations suggest two types of cultivation licenses: one for grows up to 15,000 square feet, and another for those totaling no more than 1,600 square feet. The state would award a dozen licenses for large cultivation operations and six for the smaller facilities.
Fees for cultivation licenses would be some of the most expensive in the country, behind only Illinois and New York, if the regulations are adopted.
Application fees for large grows would run $20,000, while