Qualifying Conditions

Approved Medical Conditions for Cannabis Use

New York State has approved patients with the following symptoms, severe debilitating and life-threatening conditions to be considered for the Medical Cannabis program.

To determine if you qualify, visit a registered medical professional. You can find a list of medical professionals registered in New York here.

Severe Debilitating or Life-Threatening Conditions*:

  • Cancer
  • HIV Infection or AIDS
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Spinal Cord Injury with Spasticity
  • Epilepsy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Neuropathies
  • Huntington’s Disease
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Chronic Pain (as defined by 10 NYCRR §1004.2(a)(8)(xi))
  • Pain that degrades health and functional capability as an alternative to opioid use or substance use disorder.

Clinically Associated Conditions, Symptoms or Complications:

  • Cachexia or Wasting Syndrome
  • Severe or Chronic Pain
  • Severe Nausea
  • Seizures
  • Severe or persistent muscle spasms
  • Post-Traumatic-Stress-Disorder (PTSD)
  • Opioid Use Disorder

*This list is provided by the New York State Department of Health. For a complete list of qualifying conditions, and the most up to date information on the Medical Marijuana Program in New York, please visit the Department of Health website here.

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