Does Terminal Illness Qualify for Medical Marijuana Treatment in Ohio?

Terminal illness is one of the latest conditions added to the qualifying conditions list in Ohio. If you have been diagnosed with a terminal illness, you can now receive medical marijuana treatment for it. 

In June of 2021, terminal illness was added to the qualifying conditions list which expanded the Ohio medical marijuana program to cover more conditions. 

 

What is Terminal Illness?

Terminal illness is a descriptive term given to any medical condition that is likely to end a patient’s life within 6 months or less. This is not a stand alone diagnosis but goes hand in hand with another serious medical condition.

A doctor will usually determine that a medical condition has become terminal when it can no longer be treated or controlled by traditional medicine. Without a treatment to help, a patient’s major organ systems will fail and cause death. 

Once a patient’s illness is deemed terminal, they will usually start hospice care meaning that the patient will either enter a medical facility or work with a home health team dedicated to maximizing the quality of the patient’s final time. 

3 Easy Steps

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Step 1

Schedule an appointment with one of our friendly marijuana doctors at any location throughout the State! 

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Step 2

Visit our office for your

in-person evaluation with a state-certified medical marijuana doctor.

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Step 3

With the doctor's approval, you'll receive your card via email from the Ohio Board of Pharmacy.

How Can Medical Marijuana Help Terminal Illness?

Terminally ill patients typically experience anxiety, depression, and extreme physical pain. Sometimes, they are unable to eat without debilitating nausea and struggle with chronic insomnia. 

Medical marijuana offers a variety of powerful cannabinoids that can alleviate physical, mental and emotional symptoms. This powerful combination of physical and psychological relief can really help terminally ill patients to die with a sense of personal agency, dignity, and peace.

Medical marijuana can help target the specific symptoms that those with a terminal illness are dealing with. Below is a list of some of the symptoms medical marijuana treatment can help alleviate:

  • Nausea

  • Chronic pain 

  • Insomnia

  • Fatigue

  • Depression & anxiety
     

Interested in Medical Marijuana for Terminal Illness?

Have you or someone you love been diagnosed with a terminal illness? Does it sound like medical marijuana can help? You’ve come to the right place!

We can answer any of the questions you have about medical marijuana to see if this option is the right one for you. 

Want to learn more about your conditions and how medical marijuana can help? Give us a call today at (866) 457-5559 or book an appointment with us today online

Don’t wait another moment for the relief that you deserve!