Qualifying conditions for medical cannabis

Qualifying conditions for medical marijuana

Currently, there are 16 qualifying conditions FOR MEDICAL CANNABIS:

  • severe chronic pain
  • painful peripheral neuropathy
  • intractable nausea/vomiting
  • severe anorexia/cachexia
  • hepatitis C infection currently receiving antiviral treatment
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease)
  • cancer
  • glaucoma
  • multiple sclerosis
  • damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with intractable spasticity
  • epilepsy
  • hospice patients

Proponents of medical cannabis have used the CBD and THC found in cannabis for an extremely wide variety of illnesses throughout history. Today, doctors prescribe medicinal cannabis as a treatment for issues such as sleeping disorders, aches and pains, and eating conditions related to other medical treatments like chemotherapy

You may possess as much as six ozs of medical marijuana in New Mexico. You could have greater than six ounces of able to be used clinical cannabis if you supply the Department of Health with a letter of unique demand from your approving clinical company. This letter must clarify why you need a bigger amount and also should specify exactly what total your clinical supplier thinks you need.

nmmc does not intend to give this as professional medical advice. Do not attempt to self diagnose, or prescribe treatment based on the information provided in this page. Always consult your physician before making any decision on the treatment of a medical condition.


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