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  • Ashley Slimak

Ohio Considers Adding 7 New Conditions For Medical Marijuana Use

new conditions considered for medical marijuana treatment

Ohio Board Considering 7 Potential Qualifying Conditions For Medical Marijuana Treatment

After receiving 30 applications to add additional qualifying conditions to the medical marijuana program, Ohio’s Medical Board has narrowed it down to seven that they are considering.

The seven medical conditions that will move forward are as follows:

  • Autism

  • Huntington’s Disease

  • Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia

  • Restless Leg Syndrome

  • Spasticity/Persistent Muscle spasms

  • Terminal Illness -- less than 6 months

  • Terminal Illness -- less than 6 months, eligible for hospice care

The board will be seeking further insight from experts on Huntington’s Disease, Restless Leg Syndrome, Terminal Illness and Spasticity about how each of these conditions would make a good candidate for medical marijuana treatment. Autism and Agoraphobia will continue through the review process but will not have an expert testimony as these conditions have already been presented to the state board in the past.

To see a list of the current qualifying conditions for medical marijuana treatment in Ohio, please visit our How To Qualify page.

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If you are a Ohio resident suffering from a medical condition you think may benefit cannabis, you're likely eligible for medical marijuana treatment.

Click here to learn more about what Ohio Marijuana Card's state-certified medical marijuana doctors can do for you, or give us a call at (866) 457-5559 and our friendly support team can walk you through the entire process and schedule you for an evaluation appointment.


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