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Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Qualifications

Who Qualifies for Medicinal Marijuana in Pennsylvania

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

A qualifying Pennsylvania marijuana 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 Pennsylvania.


How To Become A Medical Marijuana Patient In Pennsylvania

  1. Must be at least 18 years of age
  2. Must be a resident in the state of Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Qualifying Marijuana Patient Conditions

cancer, glaucoma, positive status for human immunodeficiency virus, acquired immune deficiency syndrome or the treatment of these 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 or chronic pain; severe nausea; seizures, including, but not limited to, those characteristic of epilepsy; severe and persistent muscle spasms, including, but not limited to, those characteristic of multiple sclerosis or Crohn's disease; or any other weakening medical condition or its treatment that is recognized by licensed medical authorities as being treatable with marijuana in a manner that is superior to treatment without marijuana.