Medical Marijuana Approved for 11 New Conditions

The State just approved new conditions for medical marijuana use.

The New Conditions

The new conditions approved for medical marijuana use include;

  • Arthritis
  • Autism
  • Chronic Pain
  • Colitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Tourette’s Syndrome
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Medical Conditions Denied for Medical Marijuana

The State also rejected medical marijuana use for several medical conditions. These include;

  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • Brain Injury
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Non-severe or Non-chronic Pain
  • Organ Transplant
  • Panic Attacks
  • Schizophrenia
  • Social Anxiety Disorder

Currently Approved Conditions

The 11 new medical conditions join the list of already established medical conditions for which medical marijuana is approved. These conditions include;

  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pain
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Nail Patella
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Severe Nausea
  • Severe Muscle Spasms, including from Multiple Sclerosis
  • A Chronic or Debilitating Disease that produces Cachexia, a wasting syndrome

Future of Medical Marijuana

Currently, the State must approve the use of medical marijuana for certain health conditions. As you can see from the above lists, some health conditions are approved while others are not. This leaves those with the need for medical marijuana unable to use their medicine if the state does not deem medical marijuana suitable for their condition.

There are just under 300,000 medical marijuana

Michiganders will go to the polls in November to vote on the legal status of marijuana. Whether medical marijuana is approved for a condition will no longer matter if voters to decide to make the use and possession of marijuana legal.

Contact us at 734.883.9584

Call Sam Bernstein at 734.883.9584 or e-mail at bernstein@arborypsilaw.com.

Sam Bernstein is an Ann Arbor Attorney focusing on Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law.

ArborYpsi law is located at 4158 Washtenaw Ave., MI 48108.

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