The Process

Medical Marijuana Doctors That Care

Summit Releaf is a medical clinic where patients in Ohio living with one of the approved qualifying medical conditions can take steps to be registered for their Ohio marijuana card.  We understand that your time is valuable and want to make it easy and stress-free for qualifying patients.  Our patient support specialists are here to help you along the way.

Get Pre-Screened

Call (330) 926-6911 to speak with one of our Summit Releaf patient support specialists to begin your 3 minute initial phone screening to determine your pre-qualification status. Please be prepared to answer the following questions: name, qualifying condition, doctor and location currently treating the condition, whether your doctor is affiliated with a major hospital network (i.e. Cleveland Clinic or University Hospital systems), United States veteran or indigent status (if applicable). 

After your initial phone screening, 

  • Pre-Qualified Patients will need to:
    • Accumulate medical records, DD 214, recent Social Security statement.  (DD214 and Social Security Statement only necessary if filing for Veteran or Indigent status.

See an Ohio Certified Doctor

In compliance with the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program (OMMCP) you must have an in-person visit with an Ohio certified medical marijuana doctor.

  • 30 minute in-person new patient consultation
    One of our state-certified doctors will review your medical history, perform a physical evaluation and discuss potential benefits and drawbacks of medical marijuana and whether it should be included into a care regimen.

Remember to bring a valid form of Identification to your appointment!
Ohio driver’s license, Ohio identification card issued by the Ohio (BMV), or United States passport.

Payment is due at the time of your appointment. 

See BILLING section below for details.

Get Registered

  • Following your new patient consultation and approval we will trigger an email to be sent that will allow you to register your card through the Ohio Board of Pharmacy web portal.
  • Upon completion of your registration you may save your card digitally or print it out to be carried on your person.

Find a Dispensary

  • After receiving your patient registry medical marijuana card, you may purchase medical marijuana from an Ohio dispensary licensed by the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy.
  • Only patients with an active registry card, an active Ohio marijuana certified physician recommendation, and their associated government-issued ID can purchase medical marijuana.
  • Visit the OMMCP website to view a list of licensed Ohio dispensaries near you.

Follow-Up Care

Ohio law requires that your Ohio certified medical marijuana physician observes the effects of cannabis as a treatment. 

  • Your Patient Registry/Dispensary ID Card will expire one year after issuance. We recommend scheduling your annual in-person follow-up 30 days prior to your card expiring each year.
  • NEW PATIENTS: At the time of your 30 minute in-person new patient consultation we will schedule your follow-up appointment during the 11th month of your medical cannabis treatment.