COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Commerce on Friday announced 11 companies that will grow medical marijuana in the state’s new program.
The department announced winners for smaller, level II grows of up to 3,000 square feet of growing space. A department spokeswoman said the larger tier I license winners will be announced in the coming weeks.
LEVEL II CULTIVATOR PROVISIONAL LICENSE RECIPIENTS
Fire Rock Ltd. (Columbus, Franklin County)
Fire Rock Ltd. (Canton, Stark County)
Fire Rock Ltd. (Arkon, Summit County)
FN Group Holdings LLC (Ravenna, Portage County)
Mother Grows Best LLC (Canton, Stark County)
OhiGrow LLC (Toledo, Lucas County)
Ancient Roots LLC (Wilmington, Clinton County)
Ohio Clean Leaf LLC (Dayton, Montgomery County)
Ohio Clean Leaf LLC (Carroll, Fairfield County)
Ascension BioMedical LLC (Oberlin, Lorain County)
Agri-Med Ohio LLC (Langsville, Meigs County)
Paragon Development Group LLC (Huber Heights, Montgomery County)
Hemma LLC (Monroe, Butler County)
Galenas LLC (Akron, Summit County)
The list of companies wanting to break into Ohio’s budding medical marijuana business includes major players on the national and international stage with experience and access to financing that gives them an edge, according to industry experts and insiders. State officials have released details on these applicants, including where their proposed growing operations would be. The state plans to announce which companies will receive the 24 growing licenses in November 2017.