What are the qualifications for using Medical Cannabis in Pennsylvania?

Patients can qualify for medical cannabis if they suffer from the following medical conditions:

cancer, including remission therapy;

HIV-AIDS;

amyotrophic lateral sclerosis;

Parkinson’s disease;

multiple sclerosis;

epilepsy;

inflammatory bowel disease;

neuropathies;

Huntington’s disease;

Crohn’s disease;

post-traumatic stress disorder;

intractable seizures;

glaucoma;

autism;

sickle cell anemia;

damage to the nervous tissue of the CNS (brain-spinal cord) with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity and other associated neuropathies;

severe, chronic, or intractable pain;

dyskinetic and spastic movement disorder; and

addiction substitute therapy — opioid reduction.

A patient must be under the ongoing care of a physician to be able to participate in the medical cannabis program. The physician must submit a certification that their patient has one of the listed medical conditions and that they believe the patient would benefit from medical cannabis treatment.

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