What are the qualifying medical conditions in NY?

September 14, 2015

To participate in New York’s medical marijuana program, patients must have a qualifying medical condition and experience associated or complicating symptoms. The qualifying medical conditions are as follows:

  • ALS
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pain
  • Epilepsy
  • Huntington’s Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neuropathy
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Spinal Cord Injury with Spasticity

The associated or complicating conditions include:

  • Cachexia/Wasting Syndrome
  • Severe or Chronic pain
  • Severe Nausea
  • Severe or Persistent Muscle Spasms
  • Seizures

Additional qualifying conditions are being considered and added to the program on an ongoing basis.

Click here for step-by-step instructions: How to Get a NY Medical Marijuana Card