NE Ohio Alzheimer’s homes grapple with offering with medical marijuana

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Executives with a Northeast Ohio memory care company, which has Alzheimer’s and dementia patients, say the section of Ohio medical marijuana law covering caregivers is nearly impossible to adhere to.

The issue with the caregiver section of state law, combined with the conflicting marijuana prohibition in federal law, makes the decision difficult over whether to give patients the drug at KemperHouse, which has facilities in Strongsville and Highland Heights, serving about 160 residents.

Alzheimer’s is one of 21 conditions for which an Ohioan can qualify for medical marijuana.

The dilemma at KemperHouse is likely being more at


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