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Approved Conditions for Medical Marijuana

  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • Parkinson's Disease*
  • Epilepsy
  • HIV*
  • AIDS*
  • Multiple Sclerosis*
  • PTSD*
  • Crohn"s Disease*
  • ALS*

These are the eligible conditions for a medical marijuana recommendation, but Amendment 2 allows physicians to certify patients for medical marijuana if diagnosed with, "other debilitating medical conditions of the same kind or class or comparable to those enumerated."

Other debilitating medical conditions may include:

 

  • Arthritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Anxiety
  • Diabetes
  • Irritable Bowel
  • Lyme Disease
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Other debilitating conditions of like, kind or class

 

 

Below are some symptoms of the 10 eligible conditions listed above. If you suffer from similar issues, this may qualify you as having a condition of the same kind or class as or comparable to the ones listed above and the physician may issue you a certification to use Medical Cannabis.

 

 

*Parkinson's Disease - tremor or shaking, slowed movement, rigid muscles or muscle stiffness, impaired posture or, difficulty speaking, difficulty walking.

 

*Crohn's Disease - abdominal pain, cramping, reduced appetite, weight loss, diarrhea, fatigue.

 

*Multiple Sclerosis - numbness, weakness, tremor, unsteadiness, fatigue, dizziness, chronic pain, muscle spasm, trouble swallowing

 

*Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - weakness, muscle cramps/spasms, muscle stiffness, muscle spasticity

 

*HIV/AIDS - weight loss, decreased appetite, fatigue, diarrhea.

 

*PTSD - insomnia, nightmares, trouble concentrating, anxiety, depression, aggressiveness, mood swings.