Here Are All 21 Health Conditions That Could Qualify You For Medical Marijuana In Ohio

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Though Ohio regulators announced that cultivators won’t have medical marijuana to patients by an early September deadline, the program is moving forward to the day people will be allowed to treat a number of ailments with the drug.

The law creating Ohio’s medical marijuana control program lists 21 conditions qualifying someone to obtain medical marijuana with a doctor’s recommendation. They are:


Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Alzheimer’s disease


Chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Crohn’s disease

Epilepsy or another seizure disorder



Hepatitis C

Inflammatory bowel disease

Multiple sclerosis

Pain that is either chronic and severe or intractable

Parkinson’s disease

Positive status for HIV

Post-traumatic stress disorder

Sickle cell anemia

Spinal cord disease or injury

Tourette’s syndrome

Traumatic brain injury

Ulcerative colitis

Medical marijuana help line

The Ohio Board of Pharmacy has a toll-free help line at 1-833-464-6627 for questions from patients, caregivers and health professionals about adverse reactions to medical marijuana and other related issues.