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Qualifying Conditions

Does Your Condition Qualify For A Medical Cannabis Card?

Under Alabama’s Darren Wesley ‘Ato’ Hall Compassion Act, a “Qualifying Condition” to obtain a Medical Cannabis Card includes any of the following conditions or symptoms of conditions, but only if documentation indicates that conventional medical treatment or therapy has failed, unless current medical treatment indicates that use of medical cannabis is the standard of care:

  1. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
  2. Cancer-related cachexia, nausea or vomiting, weight loss, or chronic pain.
  3. Crohn’s Disease.
  4. Depression.
  5. Epilepsy or other condition causing seizures.
  6. HIV/AIDS-related nausea or weight loss.
  7. Panic disorder.
  8. Parkinson’s disease.
  9. Persistent nausea that is not significantly responsive to traditional treatment, except for nausea related to pregnancy, cannabis-induced cyclical vomiting syndrome, or cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome.
  10. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
  11. Sickle Cell Anemia.
  12. Spasticity associated with a motor neuron disease, including Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
  13. Spasticity associated with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) or a spinal cord injury.
  14. A terminal illness.
  15. Tourette’s Syndrome.
  16. A condition causing chronic or intractable pain in which conventional therapeutic intervention and opiate therapy is contraindicated or has proved ineffective