50% of Ohio’s registered medical marijuana patients not buying, citing high cost

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More than 42,000 medical marijuana patients in Ohio have signed up since the program went live in January, but half of those registered haven’t purchased cannabis because it is too pricey.

A tight supply as a result of a lack of licensed cultivators, processors and dispensaries is keeping prices steep at retail stores, though costs have fallen by about 15% since the first dispensary opened, the Akron Beacon Journal reported.

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