Medium-scale growers. An unlimited number of licenses will be available to cultivators who can grow up to 5,000 square feet of canopy. The license application fee would be $5,000.
Kampia said the tiered licenses will ensure there is enough money and marijuana to start the program, as well as spacing out applications so they don't get stalled by red tape.
Licenses for manufacturing, distribution, testing, and retail businesses would be available for $5,000.
Business licenses would only be available to Ohio residents who are at least 21 years old without recent felony convictions. Marijuana grow facilities and stores could not be located within 500 feet of schools, churches, libraries, and public parks and playgrounds.