By Bart Schaneman
Out-of-state medical cannabis companies are jumping into the nascent Ohio market because the state lacks a residency requirement for business owners.
While a majority of the applicants are listed as Ohio-based companies, at least a dozen either have an out-of-state business address or are connected to companies based elsewhere.
That’s according to the business information of 185 applications for 24 available cultivation licenses recently released by the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program.
A few of the better-known marijuana companies that have applied:
- PharmaCann (Illinois company applying in Buckeye Lake village)
- Harvest Grows (Arizona company applying in