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Land Use for Dispensaries

Land Use for Dispensaries

Medical Marijuana Business Lawyers in Ohio

Since medical marijuana was legalized in Ohio in Spring 2016, there has been much confusion among prospective business owners regarding what’s legal and what isn’t, which makes it challenging to start and run a profitable medical marijuana dispensary. At The Meranda Law Firm LTD, we serve business owners seeking to legally establish and manage dispensaries in Columbus and throughout the state of Ohio. We understand and are always up-to-date on Ohio’s changing marijuana laws, and we can provide you with the dependable legal counsel you need.

Talk to a cannabis law attorney in Columbus by calling (614) 707-4239 today.

Getting a Cultivator License & Land Use Permit for a Medical Cannabis Dispensary in Ohio

Given that the state of Ohio has only recently legalized medical marijuana, the rules pertaining to land use and permission to cultivate are often murky and difficult for business owners to figure out on their own. (This is why getting in touch with a cannabis business lawyer is essential to the success of your business.) If you’re like most, you probably have a few questions regarding land permits and locations restrictions, such as:

  • Where can marijuana dispensaries be located in Columbus?: In the state of Ohio, retail dispensaries are prohibited from being within 500 feet of a school, day care, church, playground, library, or other public space. While these restrictions are limiting on their own, cities and townships often adopt their own regulations regarding placement of cannabis dispensaries, and you must comply with the terms laid out by both state and local governments.
  • Can I move my dispensary to a different location after being given a provisional license?: No. Obtaining a license to run your cannabis business requires that you obtain approval for the specific location where you intend to conduct your business, which is not transferable to your new location. You must be re-approved in order to move your business to a new location.
  • Where can I legally cultivate medical marijuana in Columbus?: Individual citizens are forbidden from growing their own marijuana in Ohio, and obtaining a cultivation license is very challenging. In order to do so effectively, you must consult with a cannabis business law attorney.

When you call The Meranda Law Firm LTD, we can help you obtain a cultivator license and make sure your business complies with all local and state laws that pertain to medical marijuana cultivation and the land use permissions.

Contact us to schedule your complimentary, confidential consultation today.

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Reviews & Testimonials

At The Meranda Law Firm LTD, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our clients have to say about working with us.

    "As stress free as it can be"
    A criminal case can be very stressful. The Meranda Law Firm can help you with this process. Zack is there to make sure that you get the best personal one on one help you can get. So you don't get pushed around in the system. Takes all the worry out of your case. Very down to earth guy. Easy to talk too. Without Zack I don't know where I would be right now. Thanks Zack; can't tell you how much I appreciate the help you gave me. If you are looking for a lawyer that can take the stress out of your case Zack is your guy
    - Jeff w
    "Great Representation"
    There are three reasons I recommend Zachuary Meranda if you are arrested for DUI. First off, he is a straight shooter. Never did he sugar coat my situation. Second, he handled everything while keeping me informed and walked me through everything as it progressed. Third, he got me the result- NO DUI!!! Thanks Zak!
    - Shane Dolen
    "Excellent job!"
    We are very appreciative of the efforts put forth by Zach Meranda. The outcome was positive and he made us feel secure in an out of control situation. Felt glad to have him defending us and having his common sense approach to our case. We would recommend his services to anyone in need.
    - Anonymous
    "I Highly Recommend The Meranda Law Firm"
    I couldn't have asked for a better attorney. I've had other attorneys and Zach is the only one that actually knew my case and put a lot of time and effort into making sure the outcome was good, which it definitely was. I really think he is one of the best attorneys & I highly recommend him to anyone that needs legal help.
    - Payton R
    "Great work!!"
    Zach Meranda was a real attorney with a no bull shit strategy!!! But he won my criminal case even when the odds were against me and I thank him and his associates!!
    - Pfeifer
    "Great Job"
    Zach did a great job representing me. He worked hard to take care of me in my case. If I ever need a lawyer again, I'll definitely give him a call first.
    - Rod
    "Great Attorney"
    Zach is a great attorney. He has represented me twice and both times I got positive results. If you need an attorney call The Meranda Law Firm, he's the best.
    - Frances Benson
    "An Attorney That Will Give You His All!"
    Zach is incredibly professional and will work as hard as he can for you, no matter how big or small your case is. He shows genuine concern and interest in his client and the situation. He is straight forward and honest. Zach was the third attorney on my case and the only one that actually took the time to become familiar with my case. He was not intimidated as my previous attorneys were and his competency resulted in my case ending in a very satisfying outcome.
    - Rylan Burrie

Have Questions?

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  • What should I do if my child was arrested?
    No parent wants their child to have to go through an ordeal like being arrested. When these situations do occur, it can be difficult to determine what the best course of action would be. The juvenile justice system is different from the adult justice system and so it is important that you have a legal representative who understands the juvenile system and can help you get through this time. Whether your child has been accused of DUI, a drug crime, a misdemeanor, or a felony, you will be able to have peace of mind knowing that we are there helping you every step of the way.
  • Can I afford a criminal defense attorney?
    Another question you will have to consider when deciding which defense lawyer to handle your case is whether or not you can afford it. At The Meranda Law Firm LTD, we want to be able to provide reasonable rates to our clients so that you can get the help you need. In order to give you an idea of how much it will be, we will meet with you in a free consultation and discuss what kind of fees you could expect.
  • How do I appeal my conviction?
    What should you do if you have already been convicted of a crime and have received your sentence? If you believe that justice was not served, your first step should be to contact our firm to see if we could help you appeal your case. Not every attorney takes on appeal cases they can be more complex and time-consuming than other cases. At The Meranda Law Firm LTD, however, we are committed to fighting for the rights of our clients, no matter how difficult the case. If you want us to look over your case, please contact our team as soon as possible.

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