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from the State Medical Board of Ohio

Petition period open to add new medical marijuana qualifying conditions

The submission period is open for anyone to submit a petition requesting a condition be added to the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program. If a condition has been previously rejected by the board, the new petition must contain new scientific information that supports the request. The window is open from November 1 to December 31.

As a reminder, the following are the current qualifying medical conditions for medical marijuana use in Ohio:

  • AIDS

  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

  • Alzheimer’s disease

  • cachexia

  • cancer

  • chronic traumatic encephalopathy

  • Crohn’s disease

  • epilepsy or another seizure disorder

  • fibromyalgia

  • glaucoma

  • hepatitis C

  • Huntington’s disease

  • inflammatory bowel disease

  • multiple sclerosis

  • pain that is either chronic and severe or intractable

  • Parkinson’s disease

  • positive status for HIV

  • post-traumatic stress disorder

  • sickle cell anemia

  • Spasticity

  • spinal cord disease or injury

  • terminal illness

  • Tourette syndrome

  • traumatic brain injury

  • ulcerative colitis

Details on the process can be found here.

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