Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program

HOW TO GET MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN PENNSYLVANIA

There are four steps to participate in the program

QUALIFYING MEDICAL CONDITIONS

Pennsylvania resident who is suffering from at least one of the serious medical conditions below may participate in the medical marijuana program.

Advanced Prostate Cancer

AIDS-Related Pain

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis;

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Anxiety disorders;

Arachnoiditis

Arthritis

Arthrofibrosis

Ataxic Cerebral Palsy

Autism;

Autoimmune Atrophic Gastritis

Autoimmune Diseases

Avascular Necrosis

Back Pain

Behcet’s Disease (Syndrome)

Burning Mouth Syndrome

Bursitis

CADASIL

Cancer Pain

Cancer, including remission therapy;

Carpal Tunnel

Cauda Equina Syndrome

Central Pain Syndrome

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Leaks

Cervical Stenosis

Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) Disease

Chronic Functional Abdominal Pain (CFAP)

Chronic Pain

Chronic Pancreatitis

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (RSD)

Corneal Neuropathic Pain

Crohn’s disease;

Damage to the nervous tissue of the central nervous system (brain-spinal cord) with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity, and other associated neuropathies;

Degenerative Disc Disease

Dercum’s Disease

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN)

Dyskinetic and spastic movement disorders;

Endometriosis

Eosinophilia-Myalgia Syndrome (EMS)

Epilepsy;

Erythromelalgia

Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS)

Fibromyalgia

Glaucoma;

Gout

Herniated disc

HIV / AIDS;

Huntington’s disease;

Inflammatory bowel disease;

Intercostal Neuraligia

Interstitial Cystitis

Intractable seizures;

Irritable Bowel syndrome (IBS)

Knee Injury

Leg Pain

Loin Pain-Haematuria Syndrome

Lupus

Lyme Disease

Meralgia Paresthetica

Migraine

Mitochondrial Disorders

Multiple sclerosis;

Musculoskeletal pain

Myofascial Pain

Myositis

Neck Pain

Neurodegenerative diseases;

Neuropathic Pain

Neuropathies;

Occipital Neuralgia

Opioid use disorder for which conventional therapeutic interventions are contraindicated or ineffective, or for which adjunctive therapy is indicated in combination with primary therapeutic interventions;

Osteoarthritis

Parkinson’s disease;

Parsonage Turner Syndrome

Pelvic Pain

Peripheral Neuropathy

Phantom Limb Pain

Pinched Nerve

Polycystic Kidney Disease

Polymyalgia Rhuematica

Polymyositis

Porphyria

Post Herniorraphy Pain Syndrome

Post Mastectomy Pain Syndrome

Post Stroke Pain

Post Thorocotomy Pain Syndrome

Post-traumatic stress disorder;

Postherpetic Neuralgia (Shingles)

Primary Lateral Sclerosis

Psoriatic Arthritis

Pudendal Neuralgia

Radiculopathy

Raynaud’s Disease

Restless Leg Syndrome

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Sarcoidosis

Scheuemann’s Kyphosis Disease

Sciatica

Scoliosis

Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain;

Sickle Cell

Sickle cell anemia;

Sjogren’s Syndrome

Spasmodic Torticollis

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal Stenosis

Syringomyelia

Tarlov Cysts

Terminal illness; and

Tethered Cord Syndrome

TMJ

Tourette syndrome.

Transverse Myelitis

Trigeminal Neuralgia

Ulcerative Colitis

Vascular Pain

Vulvodynia

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Medical marijuana was legalized by Governor Wolf on April 2016.

Medical marijuana is available for certified patients at approved dispensaries across the state.

Patients with serious medical condition who are certified by a registered medical marijuana provider can access medical marijuana at state approved dispensaries.

No. You need to be a resident of Pennsylvania in order to be part of the program.

Click on this link and register as a patient Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program

Registration is free of charge.

All patients looking to be certified for medical cannabis are required to register on the state website. You will be assigned with a unique patient number that your medical marijuana doctor will be needing on your appointment to certify you.

Unfortunately, at the current time, insurance companies do not cover the medical marijuana certification.