770.03  DEFINITIONS.
   Unless otherwise defined herein, the terms in this Chapter shall have the same meaning as set forth in Section Sec. 3796.01 of the Ohio Revised Code (the "Revised Code") the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program, and any rules promulgated pursuant thereto. The following words and phrases, when used in this Chapter, shall have the meanings respectively assigned to them
   (a)   As used in this chapter:
      (1)   "Academic Medical Center" has the same meaning as in section 4731.297 of the Revised Code.
      (2)   "Applicant" means the business entity applying for licensure per this Chapter.
      (3)   "Board of Zoning Appeals" means the City Board of Zoning Appeals.
      (4)   "Cultivator" means an entity that has been issued a license by the local licensing authority to grow, harvest, package and transport medical marijuana as permitted under Chapter 3796 of the Revised Code.
      (5)   "Dispensary" means an entity that has been issued a license by the local licensing authority to dispense medical marijuana products as permitted under Chapter 3796 of the Revised Code.
      (6)   "Drug Database" means the database established and maintained by the state board of pharmacy pursuant to section 4729.75 of the Revised Code.
      (7)   "License" means a license or registration granted pursuant to this Chapter.
      (8)   "Licensed Premises" means the building or portion thereof specified in an application for licensure under this Chapter and used for conducting the operation of a Medical Marijuana Business. The Licensed Premises shall be owned or in possession of the Licensee.
      (9)   "Licensee" means the person or persons to whom a License is issued pursuant to this Chapter.
      (10)   "Manufacture" means the process of converting harvested plant material into marijuana extract by physical or chemical means for use as an ingredient in a medical marijuana product.
      (11)   "Marijuana" means marijuana as defined in section 3719.01 of the Revised Code.
      (12)   "Medical Marijuana" means marijuana that is cultivated, processed, dispensed, tested, possessed, or used for a medical purpose.
      (13)   "Medical Marijuana Business" means any individual premises upon which any activity to advance or perform the cultivation or manufacturing/processing or dispensing of marijuana or marijuana products for medicinal purposes as otherwise permitted by Ohio H.B. 523, whether or not such premises have other business purposes of any nature whatsoever.
      (14)   "Operator" means the person or persons having authority to control the Licensed Premises of a Medical Marijuana Business as authorized by the State Licensing Authority.
      (15)   "Owner" means any person who possesses a pecuniary interest, either directly or indirectly, of twenty-five percent (25%) or more in a Medical Marijuana Business.
      (16)   "Person" means any natural person, firm, partnership, association, corporation or any other form of business organization.
      (17)   "Physician" means an individual authorized under Chapter 4731 of the Revised Code to practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery.
      (18)   "Processor" means an entity that has been issued a license by the local licensing authority to manufacture medical marijuana products as permitted under Chapter 3796 of the Revised Code.
      (19)   "Qualifying Medical Condition" means any of the following:
         (a)   Acquired immune deficiency syndrome;
         (b)   Alzheimer's disease;
         (c)   Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis;
         (d)   Cancer;
         (e)   Chronic traumatic encephalopathy;
         (f)   Crohn's disease;
         (g)   Epilepsy or another seizure disorder;
         (h)   Fibromyalgia;
         (i)   Glaucoma;
         (j)   Hepatitis C;
         (k)   Inflammatory bowel disease;
         (1)   Multiple sclerosis;
         (m)   Pain that is either of the following:
            (i)   Chronic and severe;
            (ii)   Intractable.
         (n)   Parkinson's disease;
         (o)   Positive status for HIV;
         (p)   Post-traumatic stress disorder;
         (q)   Sickle cell anemia;
         (r)   Spinal cord disease or injury;
         (s)   Tourette's syndrome;
         (t)   Traumatic brain injury;
         (u)   Ulcerative colitis;
         (v)   Any other disease or condition added by the state medical board under section 4731.302 of the Revised Code.
      (20)   "Safety Director" means the City Safety Director.
      (21)   "School" means any educational institution, public, private, secular or parochial, which offers instruction of high school grade or lower.
      (22)   "State University" has the same meaning as in section 3345.011 of the Revised Code.  (Ord. 2017-082.  Passed 10-24-17.)