Qualifying Medical Conditions for Marijuana
Illinois medical marijuana laws allow use of cannabis to treat a set list of diagnosed and debilitating conditions.
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:
Arnold-Chiari Malformation and Syringomyelia
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type I)
CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type II)
Residual Limb pain
Spinal Cord Disease (including but not limited to Arachnoiditis, Tarlov Cysts, Hydromyelia & Syringomyelia)
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA)
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)