Missouri Medical Marijuana Qualifications

Who Qualifies for Medicinal Marijuana in Missouri

Sill pending legislative vote the state of Missouri has outlined several key factors for the medical marijuana program in Missouri but has not been offical enacted.

A qualifying patient shall not be subject to arrest or prosecution, penalized in any manner, including, but not limited to, being subject to any civil penalty, or denied any right or privilege, including, but not limited to, being subject to any disciplinary action by a professional licensing board, for the palliative use of marijuana in Missouri.

How To Become A Medical Marijuana Patient In Missouri

  1. Must be at least 18 years of age
  2. Must be a resident in the state of Missouri with proof of residency
  3. The qualifying patient has been diagnosed by a physician as having a debilitating medical condition and has obtained medical records showing the diagnosis of that condition.
  4. Once your physician has registered you with the DHSS as a qualifying patient, you must obtain a Medical Marijuana card from the state of Missouri.

Missouri Qualifying Marijuana Patient Conditions

Cancer, glaucoma, positive status for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), 13 acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), hepatitis C, Alzheimer's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, severe migraines, multiple sclerosis, or the treatment of such conditions;

A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or its treatment that produces one or more of the following: cachexia or wasting syndrome; severe pain; severe nausea; anorexia; seizures, including those characteristic of epilepsy; or severe and persistent muscle spasms, including those characteristic of multiple sclerosis (MS), Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS), or Crohn's disease

Any other serious medical condition or its treatment approved by a licensed physician