If you are a current New York State resident and have medical documentation for a diagnosis of one of the following conditions you may be eligible for medical marijuana.
- Pain that degrades health or functional capability where the use of medical marijuana is an alternative to opioid use
- Chronic Pain
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Damage to the Nervous Tissue of the Spinal Cord
- Neurological Indication of Intractable Spasticity Epilepsy
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Huntington’s Disease
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
- Positive status for HIV or AIDS
- Any condition for which an opioid could be prescribed (provided that the precise underlying condition is expressly stated on the patient’s certification)
Patients must also have one of the following associated or complicating conditions: cachexia or wasting syndrome, severe or chronic pain, severe nausea, seizures, or severe or persistent muscle spasms, PTSD or opioid use disorder (only if enrolled in a treatment program certified pursuant to Article 32 of the Mental Hygiene Law).
To ensure eligibility and to begin the patient certification process, we require each patient to provide a copy of their medical records to confirm your diagnosis.