Medical Conditions For Marijuana Treatment

Patients in New York diagnosed with one of the following severe, debilitating, or life-threatening medical conditions, are afforded legal protection under New York’s medical marijuana law.

If you have any of the below conditions, you may benefit from medical marijuana treatment. Please talk with your doctor before starting any treatments or making any medical decisions. This list is simply informative and is not a definitive statement on any of the below ailments or treatments.

  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) (Positive Status)
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of intractable Spasticity
  • Epilepsy
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) (Positive Status)
  • Huntington’s Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Neuropathies
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Any Condition An Opioid Could Be Prescribed or Opioid User Disorder
  • Cachexia or Wasting Syndrome
  • Severe Nausea
  • Seizures
  • Severe or persistent Muscle Spasms
  • Severe or Chronic Pain or such conditions as added by the Commissioner