Qualifying Conditions for Medical Marijuana Prescription

Medicinal marijuana is legal in many states across the country to aid in patient recovery, from experience with the medical conditions outlined below.

Qualifying Conditions for Medical Marijuana

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

  • Arizona
  • Ohio

Admittance into hospice care

  • Montana
  • New Mexico

ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease

  • Arkansas
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Dakota
  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia

Alzheimer’s disease

  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Delaware
  • Illinois
  • Maine
  • Michigan
  • New Hampshire
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

  • Connecticut

Anorexia

  • California
  • Maryland
  • Washingtonanorexia

Anxiety

  • New Jersey*

Arnold#-Chiari Malformation and Syringomyelia

  • Illinois

Arthritis

  • Arkansas (severe)
  • California

Autism

  • Pennsylvania

Cancer

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Florida
  • Georgia (end stage)
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey (terminal)
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont
  • Washington
  • West Virginiacancer

Causalgia

  • Illinois

Cerebral Palsy

  • Connecticut

Chronic Disease and Conditions (including cachexia, persistent muscle spasms, seizures, severe pain, and severe nausea)

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas (includes intractable pain and peripheral neuropathy)
  • California (includes symptoms that limit the ability to conduct life or cause serious harm to patient safety/health)
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Washington, D.C. (includes any condition for which medical marijuana would help)
  • Florida
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire (includes elevated intraocular pressure)
  • New Jersey (pain related to a visceral origin or musculoskeletal disorder pending approval)
  • New Mexico (include peripheral neuropathy)
  • New York
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont
  • Washington
  • West Virginia (chronic pain of neuropathic origin)

Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

  • Illinois

Chronic Pancreatitis

  • New Hampshire

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

  • Ohio

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

  • Connecticut

Crohn’s Disease

  • Arkansas
  • Connecticut
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Montana
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Vermont
  • Washington
  • West VirginiaCrohn’s Disease

CRPS I and II (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome)

  • Illinois

Cystic Fibrosis

  • Connecticut

Debilitating Conditions (as determined by the physician)

  • Massachusetts

Decompensated Cirrhosis

  • Delaware

Dravet Syndrome

  • Indiana
  • Oklahoma

Dystonia

  • Illinois

Ehler’s Danklos Syndrome

  • New Hampshire

Epilepsy

  • Alabama (severe, debilitating epileptic conditions)
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware (intractable)
  • Florida
  • Hawaii
  • Indiana
  • Iowa (intractable)
  • Missouri (intractable)
  • Montana
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina (intractable)
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Texas (intractable)
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wyoming (intractable)Epilepsy

Fibromyalgia

  • Arkansas
  • Connecticut*
  • Illinois (severe)
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio

Fibrous Dysplasia

  • Illinois

Glaucoma

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Florida
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • Washington

Hepatitis C

  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Delaware
  • Illinois
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • New Hampshire
  • New Mexico (currently receiving antiviral treatment)
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Rhode Island
  • WashingtonHepatitis C

HIV/AIDS

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Florida
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont
  • Washington
  • West Virginia

Huntington’s Disease

  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia

Hydrocephalus

  • Connecticut (with intractable headaches)
  • Illinois

Hydromyelia

  • Illinois

Inclusion Body Myositis

  • New Mexico

Inflammatory Autoimmune-mediated Arthritis

  • New Mexico

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania

Interstitial Cystitis

  • Illinois

Intractable Headache Syndrome

  • Connecticut*

Lennox-Gestaut Syndrome

  • Indiana
  • Oklahoma

Lupus

  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • New Hampshire

Migraines

  • California
  • Connecticut* (*intractable)
  • New Jersey*Migraines

Mitochondrial Disease

  • Georgia

Multiple Sclerosis

  • Connecticut
  • Florida
  • Georgia (severe)
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • Massachusetts
  • Montana
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Vermont
  • Washington
  • West Virginia

Muscular Dystrophy

  • Connecticut*
  • Illinois
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey

Myasthenia Gravis

  • Illinois

Myoclonus

  • Illinois

Nail-Patella Syndrome

  • Illinois
  • Maine
  • Michigan

Neuropathies

  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia

Neurological Condition

  • Oregon (degenerative or pervasive)

Neuropathic facial pain

  • Connecticut*

Neurofibromatosis

  • Illinois

Parkinson’s Disease

  • Connecticut
  • Florida
  • Georgia (severe)
  • Illinois
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Vermont
  • West VirginiaParkinson’s Disease

Post-Concussion Syndrome

  • Illinois

Post-Laminectomy Syndrome with Chronic Radiculopathy

  • Connecticut

Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

  • Connecticut

PTSD

  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Vermont
  • Washington
  • West Virginia

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

  • Illinois

Renal Failure

  • Washington (chronic)

Residual Limb Pain

  • Illinois

Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Connecticut*
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois

Seizures

  • Arizona (including epileptic)
  • Connecticut (uncontrolled intractable seizure disorder)
  • Georgia (related to epilepsy or head injury traumas)
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Maryland
  • Minnesota
  • New Jersey
  • Tennesse (intractable)
  • Washington
  • Washington
  • West Virginia (intractable)
  • Wisconsin

Severe Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

  • Connecticut

Sickle Cell Anemia

  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia

Sickle Cell Disease

  • Connecticut
  • Georgia (severe)

Sjogren’s Syndrome

  • Illinois

Spasmodic Torcicollo

  • New Mexico

Spastic Quadriplegia

  • Louisiana

Spasticity

  • California
  • Connecticut (via nervous tissues damage or irreversible spinal cord injury)
  • Illinois (via spinal cord industry)
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico (via nervous tissues damage or irreversible spinal cord injury)
  • Pennsylvania
  • WashingtonSpasticity

Spinal Cord Injury or Disease

  • New Hampshire
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • West Virginia

Spinal Stenosis

  • North Dakota

Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA)

  • Illinois

Syringomyelia

  • Illinois

Tarlov Cysts

  • Illinois

Terminal Illness

  • Connecticut (requiring end of life care)
  • Delaware
  • Minnesota (with life expectancy within a year)
  • Florida
  • New Jersey
  • West Virginia

Trigeminal Neuralgia

  • Connecticut

Tourette’s Syndrome

  • Arkansas
  • Illinois
  • Minnesota
  • New Jersey*
  • Ohio

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

  • Illinois
  • Ohio
  • New Hampshire
  • WashingtonTraumatic Brain Injury

Ulcerative Colitis

  • Arkansas
  • Connecticut
  • New Hampshire
  • New Mexico
  • Ohio

*Pending legislative approval

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