State Medical Board Proposing Three New Medicinal Marijuana Qualification Requirements!

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The Ohio State Medical Board announced on Wednesday that it will continue its assessment of three new ailments to determine if they qualify for medical marijuana.

These disorders are IBS, OCD, and ASD.

From February 9th until February 24th, the board will be soliciting public comments on those terms. Email [email protected] to share your thoughts with Ohio government officials about medical marijuana.

Experts will evaluate the three criteria to decide if they should be added to the current set of requirements. Medical professionals and those “with experience with medical marijuana programs in other states” will make up the board’s expert panel.

The following medical illnesses are currently on the approved list for medicinal marijuana use:

  • AIDS
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Arthritis
  • Cachexia
  • Cancer
  • Chronic migraines
  • Chronic traumatic encephalopathy
  • Complex region pain syndrome
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Epilepsy or another seizure disorder
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Pain that is either chronic and severe or intractable
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Positive status for HIV
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal cord disease or injury
  • terminal illness
  • Tourette syndrome
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Ulcerative colitis
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