FOR A MEDICAL MARIJUANA CARD IN PENNSYLVANIA
Does your condition qualify you for treatment through Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program? PA’s program provides patients with serious medical conditions access to medical marijuana in a safe and effective way. There are currently 23 qualifying conditions defined in Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act.
If you have one of these conditions, head over to the Department of Health’s patient and caregiver registry, submit your information, and consult with your primary physician to obtain certification. Once your condition is verified, you will then pay a $50 fee for a Medical Marijuana ID card.
23 ELIGIBLE CONDITIONS
Medical marijuana can be an effective alternative in the treatment of certain severe conditions. Below is a list of the qualifying conditions in Pennsylvania that medical marijuana can be used to treat.
- 1 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
- 2 Anxiety disorders
- 3 Autism
- 4 Cancer
- 5 Crohn’s Disease
- 6 Dyskinetic Disorders
- 7 Damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity
- 8 Epilepsy
- 9 Glaucoma
- 10 HIV / AIDS
- 11 Huntington’s Disease
- 12 Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- 13 Intractable Seizures
- 14 Multiple Sclerosis
- 15 Neurodegenerative Disorders
- 16 Neuropathies
- 17 Opioid Use Disorder
- 18 Parkinson’s Disease
- 19 Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
- 20 Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain in which conventional therapeutic intervention and opiate therapy is contraindicated or ineffective
- 21 Sickle Cell Anemia
- 22 Terminal Illness
- 23 Tourette syndrome
PLEASE NOTE: Qualifying conditions for medical cannabis are state-specific. This list of conditions applies only to patients in Pennsylvania.