The Illinois Department of Health has approved the medical use of cannabis for a list of 38 debilitating medical conditions that include Cancer, HIV, Glaucoma, ALS, MS, and Spinal Cord Injury. Patients are required to have a doctor verify one of these conditions and complete this form as part of their application.
There is a supplemental list of 11 conditions that are being reviewed by the Department of Health . It is important to note that the state is not yet accepting applications from patients who are diagnosed with these conditions.
approved & Qualifying conditions include:
ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME (AIDS)
Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS)
Arnold-Chiari malformation and syringomyelia
Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type I)
CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type II)
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Residual limb pain
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
Spinal cord disease (including but not limited to arachnoiditis, Tarlov cysts, hydromyelia & syringomelia)
Spinal cord injury
Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA)
Traumatic brain injury (TBI)