What Are The Qualifying Medical Conditions For Cannabis In Your State?

What Are The Qualifying Medical Conditions For Cannabis In Your State?

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As of April 2020, there are 35 states that have legalized medicinal cannabis to some extent – and of course, this varies greatly from state to state.

Despite the federal government keeping cannabis listed as a Schedule 1 narcotic, each state has the authority to create their own laws governing cannabis use within their borders. Most states allow the herb now, but the qualifying conditions that allow patients access to medical cannabis are different in each state. Use our guide to determine whether you qualify for medical cannabis in your home state.


Alaska

*Recreational cannabis is legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions for cannabis include:

  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Pain
  • Recurring nausea
  • Seizures
  • Muscle spasms
  • Multiple sclerosis

Click here for the full list and for any updates http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Plaintext/21?Hsid=SB0094E

Arizona

*Recreational cannabis is NOT legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions for cannabis include:

  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hepatitis C
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Advanced Alzheimer’s disease

Any chronic or debilitating condition including but not limited to: cachexia (wasting syndrome), chronic pain, recurring nausea, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Click here for the full list and for any updates http://www.azleg.gov/viewdocument/?docName=http://www.azleg.gov/ars/36/02801.htm

Arkansas

*Recreational cannabis is NOT legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions for cannabis include:

  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hepatitis C
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Tourette’s Syndrome
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Severe arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Alzheimer’s disease

Any chronic or debilitating condition including but not limited to: cachexia (wasting syndrome), chronic pain, recurring nausea, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and peripheral neuropathy.

Click here for the full list and for any updates http://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/Pages/MedMarijuana.aspx

California

**Recreational cannabis is legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions for cannabis include:

  • Cancer
  • Anorexia
  • AIDS
  • Chronic pain
  • Spasticity
  • Cachexia
  • Persistent muscle spasms, including those associated with multiple sclerosis
  • Seizures, including, but not limited to, those associated with epilepsy
  • Severe nausea
  • Glaucoma
  • Arthritis
  • Migraines

Any other chronic or persistent medical symptom that considerably limits a person’s abilities or diminishes their quality of life, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Click here for the full list and for any updates https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displayText.xhtml?lawCode=HSC&division=10.&title=&part=&chapter=6.&article=2.5.

Colorado

*Recreational cannabis is legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions for cannabis include:

  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Any chronic or debilitating condition including but not limited to: cachexia (wasting syndrome), persistent muscle spasms, seizures, severe nausea, and severe pain, as well as any condition that is approved by a doctor.

Click here for the full list and for any updates https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/qualifying-medical-conditions-medical-marijuana-registry

Connecticut

*Recreational cannabis is NOT legal in this state (although this will be up for a vote soon)

Qualifying medical conditions for cannabis include:

  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord
  • Epilepsy
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Post Laminectomy Syndrome with Chronic Radiculopathy
  • Severe Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Irreversible spinal cord injury
  • Terminal illness requiring end of life care
  • Uncontrolled intractable seizure disorder
  • Hydrocephalus with intractable headaches
  • Intractable headache syndromes
  • Neuropathic facial pain
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Severe rheumatoid arthritis
  • Spasticity or neuropathic pain associated with fibromyalgia
  • Post Herpetic Neuralgia
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta

—For underage patients:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Irreversible spinal cord injury
  • Severe epilepsy
  • Terminal illness requiring end-of-life care
  • Uncontrolled intractable seizure disorder
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Click here for the full list and for any updates http://www.ct.gov/dcp/cwp/view.asp?q=509628&dcpNav=%7C

Delaware

*Recreational cannabis is NOT legal in this state (although this will be up for a vote soon)

Qualifying medical conditions for cannabis include:

  • Terminal illness
  • Cancer
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Decompensated cirrhosis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Agitation of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Intractable epilepsy
  • Autism with self-injurious or aggressive behavior
  • Glaucoma

Any chronic or debilitating conditions including but not limited to: cachexia (wasting syndrome), severe pain that has not responded to prescribed medication in 3 months, recurring nausea, muscle spasms, and multiple sclerosis.

Click here for the full list and for any updates http://dhss.delaware.gov/dph/hsp/medmarpt.html

District of Columbia (Washington, DC)

*Recreational cannabis is legal in this district

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • Muscle spasms
  • Multiple sclerosis

Any other condition that is chronic, that could benefit from medical cannabis (as determined on a case-by-case basis) and cannot be effectively treated by standard medical practices.

Click here for the full list and for any updates: http://doh.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/doh/publication/attachments/140523MMPRegulationsRevised.pdf

Florida

*Recreational cannabis is not legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions for cannabis include:

  • Cancer
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Chronic seizures
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Medical conditions of the same kind or class as or comparable to those listed above
  • A terminal condition
  • Chronic pain

Click here for the full list and for any updates http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&Search_String=&URL=0300-0399/0381/Sections/0381.986.html

Hawaii

*Recreational cannabis is not legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions for cannabis include:

  • Cancer
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Lupus
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

Any chronic or debilitating condition including but not limited to: cachexia (wasting syndrome), severe pain, severe nausea, seizures, muscle spasms, multiple sclerosis, and Crohn’s disease.

Click here to read the full list and for any updates http://health.hawaii.gov/medicalcannabisregistry/providers/debilitating-medical-conditions/

Illinois

*Recreational cannabis is legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Agitation of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Arnold-Chiari malformation
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Cancer
  • Causalgia
  • Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
  • Crohn’s disease
  • CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type II)
  • Dystonia
  • Fibrous dysplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydromyelia
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Lupus
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Myoclonus
  • Nail-patella syndrome
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Post-concussion syndrome
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • Residual limb pain
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Seizures (including those characteristic of epilepsy)
  • Sjogren’s syndrome
  • Spinal cord disease (including but not limited to arachnoiditis)
  • Spinal cord injury with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity
  • Spinocerebellar ataxia
  • Syringomyelia
  • Tarlov cysts
  • Tourette syndrome
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)

Click here for the full list and for any updates http://www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/prevention-wellness/medical-cannabis/debilitating-conditions

Iowa

*Recreational cannabis is NOT legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • Cancer
  • Severe or chronic pain
  • Nausea or severe vomiting
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Multiple sclerosis with severe and persistent muscle spasms
  • Seizures, including those characteristic of epilepsy
  • AIDS/HIV as defined in section 141A.1
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Severe or chronic pain
  • Nausea or severe vomiting
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Any terminal illness, with a probable life expectancy of under one year

Click here for a full list and for any updates list of guidelines http://www.state.ia.us/odcp/docs/CBDFinalFactSheetIowaJune2014.pdf

Louisiana

*Recreational cannabis is NOT legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • Cancer
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Seizure disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Spasticity
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Severe muscle spasms
  • Intractable pain
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Click here for a full list or for any updates http://ldh.la.gov/index.cfm/page/3633

Maine

*Recreational cannabis is legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • LD 1539 approved 07/09/2018 amends the laws so that qualification is now the sole discretion of a physician and can be recommended to any patient for which they believe it would be beneficial. This law takes effect 90 days after the close of the 2018 special legislative session.

Sec. 19. 22 MRSA §2423-B

  • A medical provider who is in good standing with the appropriate licensing board may provide a written certification for the medical use of marijuana under this chapter and, after having done so, may otherwise state that in the medical provider’s professional opinion a qualifying patient is likely to receive therapeutic benefit from the medical use of marijuana to treat or alleviate the patient’s debilitating medical condition.

Click here for a full list or for any updates https://legislature.maine.gov/legis/bills/bills_128th/billtexts/HP106001.asp

Maryland

*Recreational cannabis is NOT legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Anorexia
  • Severe pain
  • Severe nausea
  • Seizures, including those characteristic of epilepsy
  • Severe and persistent muscle spasms
  • Glaucoma
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Click here for the full list and for any updates http://mmcc.maryland.gov/Pages/patients.aspx

Massachusetts

*Recreational cannabis is legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hepatitis C
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis

Any other debilitating condition as determined by a qualified physician.

Click here for the full list and for any updates https://malegislature.gov/Laws/SessionLaws/Acts/2012/Chapter369

Michigan

*Recreational cannabis is legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hepatitis C
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Agitation of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Nail-patella syndrome

A chronic or debilitating including but not limited to: cachexia (wasting disease), severe and chronic pain, severe nausea, seizures, muscle spasms, and multiple sclerosis.

Click here for the full list or for any updates http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(vxeekwsfu2lon4z4ssftgnjt))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-333-26423

Minnesota

*Recreational cannabis is not legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • Cancer
  • Severe and/or chronic pain
  • Nausea or severe vomiting
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • Seizures/epilepsy
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Autism
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Terminal illness with life expectancy of less than one year

Any other medical condition that’s approved by the medical commissioner

Click here for the full list or for any updates http://www.health.state.mn.us/topics/cannabis/patients/conditions.html

Missouri

*Recreational cannabis is not legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • Cancer
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • Intractable migraines unresponsive to other treatment
  • Chronic pain
  • Muscle spasms
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Certain psychiatric disorders including but not limited to PTSD and depression
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Prescription drug dependence
  • Any terminal illness
  • Hepatitis C
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Autism
  • Neuropathies
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Advanced Alzheimer’s disease
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)

Any other chronic or debilitating medical condition that can benefits from the use of medical cannabis, as determined by a qualified physician.

Click here for the full list or for any updates https://health.mo.gov/safety/medical-marijuana/faqs.php

Montana

*Recreational cannabis is NOT legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Severe or chronic pain
  • Intractable nausea or vomiting
  • Epilepsy or an intractable seizure disorder
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Painful peripheral neuropathy
  • Central nervous system disorders
  • Admittance into hospice care
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Click here for the full list or for any updates http://dphhs.mt.gov/marijuana/mmpfaq#159692088-what-are-the-debilitating-conditions-for-which-i-can-recommend-marijuana-for-my-patients–

Nevada

*Recreational cannabis is legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Cachexia
  • Persistent muscle spasms (including multiple sclerosis)
  • Seizures, including seizures caused by epilepsy
  • Severe nausea
  • Severe pain

Any other chronic or debilitating medical condition that can benefit from the use of medical cannabis, as determined by a qualified physician.

Click here for the full list or for any updates http://dpbh.nv.gov/Reg/MM-Patient-Cardholder-Registry/dta/FAQs/Medical_Marijuana_Patient_Cardholder_Registry_-_FAQs/

New Hampshire

*Recreational cannabis is NOT legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • Cancer
  • Ehler’s Danlos Syndrome
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hepatitis C
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Spinal cord injury or disease
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Epilepsy
  • Lupus
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Any other chronic or debilitating medical condition that can benefit from the use of medical cannabis, as determined by a qualified physician.

Click here for the full list or for any updates https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/oos/tcp/medical-conditions.htm

New Jersey

*Recreational cannabis is NOT legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Terminal cancer
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Terminal illness if the physician has determined a prognosis of less than 12 months of life
  • Seizure disorder, including epilepsy
  • Intractable skeletal muscular spasticity
  • Glaucoma
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Seizure disorder, including epilepsy
  • Intractable skeletal muscular spasticity
  • Glaucoma
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Cancer
  • Anxiety
  • Migraines
  • Tourette’s Syndrome
  • Chronic pain related to musculoskeletal disorders
  • Chronic pain of visceral origin (related to internal organs)

Any chronic or debilitating condition including but not limited to: cachexia (wasting syndrome), chronic pain, recurring nausea, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and peripheral neuropathy.

Click here for the full list and for any updates http://nj.gov/health/medicalmarijuana/pat_faqs.shtml#7

New Mexico

*Recreational cannabis is NOT legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • Lou Gehrig’s disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS)
  • Cancer
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Epilepsy or seizure disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C infection currently receiving antiviral treatment
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Huntington’s Disease
  • Hospice care
  • Inclusion Body Myositis
  • Inflammatory autoimmune-mediated arthritis
  • Intractable nausea/vomiting
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with intractable spasticity
  • Painful peripheral neuropathy
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Severe chronic pain
  • Severe anorexia
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Spasmodic Torticollis (cervical dystonia)
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Obstructive sleep apnea

Any other chronic or debilitating medical condition that can benefit from the use of medical cannabis, as determined by a qualified physician.

Click here for the full list or for any updates https://nmhealth.org/publication/view/form/135/

New York

*Recreational cannabis is NOT legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Spinal cord damage with intractable spasticity
  • Epilepsy
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Diabetes
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Neuropathy
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Must include associated or complicating conditions:
  • Cachexia or wasting syndrome
  • Severe or chronic pain
  • Severe nausea
  • Seizures
  • Severe or persistent muscle spasms

Any other chronic or debilitating medical condition that can benefit from the use of medical cannabis, as determined by a qualified physician.

Click here for the full list or for any updates http://www.health.ny.gov/regulations/medical_marijuana/faq.htm

North Dakota

*Recreational cannabis is NOT legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • Cancer
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hepatitis C (decompensated cirrhosis)
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Agitation of Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Spinal stenosis or chronic back pain, including:
  • Neuropathy
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Glaucoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Seizures

Any other chronic or debilitating medical condition that can benefit from the use of medical cannabis, as determined by a qualified physician.

Click here for the full list or for any updates https://www.legis.nd.gov/assembly/65-2017/documents/17-0630-05000.pdf

Ohio

*Recreational cannabis is NOT legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Cancer
  • Chronic traumatic encephalopathy
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Epilepsy or other seizure disorders
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Chronic, severe and/or intractable pain
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • HIV-positive status
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Spinal cord injury or disease
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Ulcerative colitis

Any other chronic or debilitating medical condition that can benefit from the use of medical cannabis, as determined by a qualified physician.

Click here for the full list or for any updates http://www.medicalmarijuana.ohio.gov/patients-caregivers

Oklahoma

*Recreational cannabis is NOT legal in this state

  • Oklahoma has one of the least restrictive medical marijuana programs and only requires that applicants be state residents who are 18 years or older with board-certified physician’s signature. Qualifying conditions are decided by the patients’ physician. Special circumstances may be allowed for minors if applications receive (2) physician signatures as well as the applicant’s parent or guardian.

Click here for more information http://omma.ok.gov/Websites/ddeer/images/SQ%20788.pdf

Oregon

*Recreational cannabis is legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • A degenerative or pervasive neurological condition
  • HIV/AIDS
  • A medical conditions that produces one or more of the following:
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Severe pain
  • Severe nausea
  • Seizures, including but not limited to seizures caused by epilepsy
  • Persistent muscle spasms, including but not limited to those caused by multiple sclerosis
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Any other chronic or debilitating medical condition that can benefit from the use of medical cannabis, as determined by a qualified physician.

Click here for the full list or for any updates https://www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/DISEASESCONDITIONS/CHRONICDISEASE/MEDICALMARIJUANAPROGRAM/Pages/physicians.aspx

Pennsylvania

*Recreational cannabis is NOT legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Autism
  • Cancer, including remission therapy
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Intractable seizures
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neuropathies
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Dyskinetic and spastic movement disorders
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Terminal illness

Any other chronic or debilitating medical condition that can benefit from the use of medical cannabis, as determined by a qualified physician.

Click here for the full list or for any updates https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/programs/Medical%20Marijuana/Pages/Patients.aspx

Rhode Island

*Recreational cannabis is NOT legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hepatitis C
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Chronic pain
  • Severe nausea
  • Seizures, including but not limited to those characteristic of epilepsy
  • Severe and persistent muscle spasms, including but not limited to those characteristic of multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, or agitation of Alzheimer’s disease

Any other chronic or debilitating medical condition that can benefit from the use of medical cannabis, as determined by a qualified physician.

Click here for the full list or for any updates http://www.health.ri.gov/healthcare/medicalmarijuana/

Utah

*Recreational cannabis is NOT legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Cancer
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Persistent nausea
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Epilepsy, or debilitating seizures
  • Multiple Sclerosis or persistent and debilitating muscle spasms
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Autism

Any other chronic or debilitating medical condition that the compassionate use board approves under Section 26-61b-106 on an individual, case-by-case basis.

Click here for more information and updates https://le.utah.gov/~2018S3/bills/static/HB3001.html

Vermont

*Recreational cannabis is legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • Cancer, including end of life care
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Glaucoma
  • AIDS/HIV
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Severe pain
  • Nausea
  • Seizures (including those characteristic of epilepsy)

Any other chronic or debilitating medical condition that can benefit from the use of medical cannabis, as determined by a qualified physician.

Click here for the full list or for any updates https://vcic.vermont.gov/marijuana-registry/registering

Washington

*Recreational cannabis is legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions for cannabis include:

  • Cancer
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Epilepsy or other seizure disorder
  • Spasticity disorders
  • Intractable pain
  • Glaucoma
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Hepatitis C
  • Anorexia
  • Severe nausea
  • Severe Vomiting
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Appetite loss
  • Cramping
  • Seizures
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Spasticity
  • Chronic renal failure requiring dialysis
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Any other chronic or debilitating medical condition that can benefit from the use of medical cannabis, as determined by a qualified physician.

Click here for the full list or for any updates http://www.doh.wa.gov/YouandYourFamily/Marijuana/MedicalMarijuana/PatientInformation/QualifyingConditions

West Virginia

*Recreational cannabis is NOT legal in this state

Qualifying medical conditions include:

  • Cancer
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord
  • Epilepsy
  • Neuropathies
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Intractable seizures
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Terminal illness, with a prognosis of one year or less to live
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Anorexia
  • Severe or chronic pain
  • Severe nausea

Any other chronic or debilitating medical condition that can benefit from the use of medical cannabis, as determined by a qualified physician.

Click here for the full list or for any updates https://dhhr.wv.gov/bph/Documents/MedicalCannabis/General%20Info%2004202017%20-%20rev.pdf

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