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What Conditions Qualify for Medical Cannabis Use?

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Find relief in something natural.

Living and healing well comes in many forms. And as one of the most pharmacologically active plants on the planet, cannabis shows significant potential to create positive effects that can manage a range of conditions and needs.

What are the next steps?

Learn about rules and restrictions to see if you qualify for a New York medical cannabis card.

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Only patients with one of the following severe, debilitating or life-threatening conditions may qualify for the Medical Cannabis Program.

    Please talk to your practitioner about whether medical cannabis may help you.

    Qualifying Conditions

    • AIDS
    • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
    • Cancer
    • Chronic pain
    • Damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity
    • Epilepsy
    • HIV 
    • Multiple sclerosis
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Neuropathy
    • Huntington's disease 
    • Opioid use disorder (only if enrolled in a treatment program pursuant to article 32 of the mental hygiene law.)
    • Opioid Replacement
    • Parkinson's disease
    • Post-traumatic stress disorder

    Any of the following conditions where it is clinically associated with, or a complication of, a condition under this paragraph or its treatment: 

    • Cachexia Syndrome 
    • Post-traumatic stress disorder
    • Severe or chronic pain
    • Severe nausea
    • Severe or persistent muscle spasm
    • Seizures
    • Wasting Syndrome
    • Opioid use disorder (only if enrolled in a treatment program pursuant to article 32 of the mental hygiene law.)

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    Have Questions? We’ve Got Answers

    No matter your level of comfort or knowledge with medical cannabis, we can help answer your questions. Our friendly patient care representatives are happy to talk.

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    This website contains medical cannabis information and is restricted to individuals 21 years of age or older. Please confirm your age and state:

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    Did you know that most medical marijuana information is state-specific? We have dispensaries in each of the above states, along with state-specific resources for patients. For the best experience, please select a state.