COLUMBUS, Ohio- Officials in Ohio are cracking down on CBD oil sales.
Although CBD products have been sold in stores throughout the state for several years, the Ohio Board of Pharmacy has now decided that these sales are illegal for most businesses. Now, only state-approved cannabis dispensaries will be able to sell CBD oil.
While medicinal cannabis has been legalized in Ohio, there are no shops currently operating. For patients in need, they could be caught between a rock and a hard place as they wait for dispensaries to open.
Businesses accustomed to offering customers these products are now trying to liquidate their inventory. The sign on the counter of Smokers Plus, a Dayton shop that sells glass pipes, vaporizers, tobacco products, and CBD oil, reads “Final sales – all CBD now 10 percent off,” according to WHIO TV.
Rabi Ahmad, the owner of Smokers Plus, feels that he may lose business because of the board’s decision.
“I think this is a leading product. Within one or two years, this product has become so popular,” he said.
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