Maryland Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions

See if you meet one of the qualifying medical conditions

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To qualify for medical marijuana in Maryland, a patient needs to be diagnosed by a MMCC registered physician as having a chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition that causes one of the conditions listed below or another chronic medical condition which is severe and for which other treatments have been ineffective.

If you already know that you meet one of the qualifying conditions and you would like help through the registration process simply fill out the form above or if you would like to learn about the registration process visit our How to get a medical marijuana card in maryland page.

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Anorexia

A physical and psychological eating disorder, where a patient has difficulty maintaining ideal body weight. Medical marijuana can help control appetite along with treat anxiety and associate a positive emotional feeling with food intake.

Cachexia (wasting syndrome)

A condition where patients experience loss of appetite resulting in severe weight loss. Luckily medical marijuana gives patients the ability to fight back cachexia by increasing appetite and lowering nausea.

Chronic Or Severe Pain

A pain that lasts for 3 months or more, once the injury or wound has been healed. Studies show medical cannabis can regulate pain, mood, and sleep.

Glaucoma

The second leading cause of blindness in the world with no noticeable symptoms is a disease that causes damage to the eye’s optic nerve due to pressure buildup. Medical cannabis has been shown to be able to lower eye pressure and stop vision loss before it causes permanent blindness.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

A psychiatric disorder developed after a life threating experience that causes symptoms such as flashbacks, nightmares, and an increased flight-or-flight reaction. Medical marijuana can alter a person’s physical and mental state and lower anxiety, induce better sleep and fight depression, all factors of PTSD.

Seizures

Seizures can cause a patient to appear confused, unresponsive and may result in loss conscious and convulsions. Medical cannabis can help facilitate the electrical activity in the brain and reduce the occurrence of seizures.

Severe Nausea

It is characterized as an urge to vomit due to an uneasy feeling in the upper stomach. Inhaling medical marijuana is more effective since it doesn’t have to be swallowed like traditional medication.

Severe Or Persistent Muscle Spasms

These are involuntary contractions of the muscle primarily caused by dehydration, muscle fatigue, and electrolyte abnormalities. Treatment with marijuana can reduce inflammation and reduce the patients feeling of pain.

If you meet one of conditions listed you may begin the registartion process. If you would like us to help you through the process just complete the form atop of the page or visit our MMCC card registration page

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