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Medical Marijuana Certification

Note: Medical Marijuana Certification is a service provided by Green Dragon Herbal Medicine

Do you live with chronic illness, pain, or mental illness, including PTSD or dementia?

Medical marijuana is a treatment option that is legal in Ohio for specified medical conditions.

If you have a qualifying medical condition(see list below) and would like a consultation to determine whether medical marijuana is a good treatment option for you, and you want to obtain a medical marijuana certification card, schedule an appointment today.

Consultations are offered by Green Dragon Herbal Medicine, certified in the state of Ohiao to recommend medical marijuana. Appointments are available in-person at Strive or by telepsychiatry session.  See homepage for Zoom ID in the top left corner.

Note: Other than the conditions PTSD and Dementia, your qualifying medical condition must already be diagnosed in advance by a licensed physician. 

You must bring to the appointment your medical records containing clinical documentation, laboratory, testing, and / or imaging results that establish the diagnosis of a qualifying medical condition.

If you already have a diagnosis of PTSD or Dementia, bring clinical records documenting your diagnosis.

If you wish, you can have your doctor fax over records to Green Dragon Herbal Medicine, Attn: Jeffrey Turell MD, fax # 216-752-9080.

If you have the medical records and prefer to email them in advance, you may email the records to

If you do not have a qualifying medical condition, do not schedule an appointment, because your visit fee will not be refunded for not meeting criteria to receive a medical marijuana certification.

Although PTSD and Dementia can be diagnosed during the appointment, if you do not meet the criteria of the diagnosis you will not be diagnosed with the condition, you will not receive a recommendation for medical marijuana, and you will not receive a refund for the visit fee.

If you are certain you have one of the conditions listed below and have documentation establishing your diagnosis, then by all means "Enter Green Dragon" and schedule an appointment today!

Under Ohio law, only the following are qualifying medical conditions:

  • AIDS

  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

  • Alzheimer’s disease

  • cachexia

  • cancer

  • chronic traumatic encephalopathy

  • Crohn’s disease

  • epilepsy or another seizure disorder

  • fibromyalgia

  • glaucoma

  • hepatitis C

  • Huntington's disease

  • inflammatory bowel disease

  • multiple sclerosis

  • pain that is either chronic and severe or intractable

  • Parkinson's disease

  • positive status for HIV

  • post-traumatic stress disorder

  • sickle cell anemia

  • spasticity

  • spinal cord disease or injury

  • terminal illness

  • Tourette syndrome

  • traumatic brain injury

  • ulcerative colitis

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