QUALIFYING MEDICAL CONDITIONS

 

The State of Connecticut currently accepts patient applications for the use of Medical Marijuana for treatment of the following debilitating conditions:

  • Cancer

  • Glaucoma

  • Positive Status for Human Immunodeficiency Virus or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

  • Parkinson’s Disease

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Damage to the Nervous Tissue of the Spinal Cord with Objective Neurological Indication of Intractable Spasticity

  • Epilepsy

  • Cachexia

  • Wasting Syndrome

  • Crohn’s Disease

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Sickle Cell Disease

  • Post Laminectomy Syndrome with Chronic Radiculopathy

  • Severe Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

  • Ulcerative Colitis

  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

  • Spasticity or Neuropathic Pain Associated with Fibromyalgia (Effective 2018)*

  • Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis (Effective 2018)*

  • Post Herpetic Neuralgia (Effective 2018)*

  • Hydrocephalus with Intractable Headache (Effective 2018)*

  • Intractable Headache Syndromes (Effective 2018)*

  • Neuropathic Facial Pain (Effective 2018)*

  • Muscular Dystrophy (Effective 2018)*

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta (Effective 2018)*

  • Chronic Neuropathic Pain Associated with Degenerative Spinal Disorders (Effective 2018)*


New Debilitating Medical Conditions Effective October 1, 2016
Patients 18 years of age or older:

  • Cerebral Palsy

  • Cystic Fibrosis

  • Irreversible Spinal Cord Injury with Objective Neurological Indication of Intractable Spasticity

  • Terminal Illness Requiring End-Of-Life Care

  • Uncontrolled Intractable Seizure Disorder

Patients less than 18 years of age:

  • Cerebral Palsy

  • Cystic Fibrosis

  • Irreversible Spinal Cord Injury with Objective Neurological Indication of Intractable Spasticity

  • Severe Epilepsy

  • Terminal Illness Requiring End-Of-Life Care

  • Uncontrolled Intractable Seizure Disorder

  • Muscular Dystrophy

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta

New conditions are considered and reviewed through a formal petition process via the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection.

Please find information on the petition process here.