Updated on July 8, 2019.
Medical content reviewed by Dr. Joseph Rosado, MD, M.B.A, Chief Medical Officer
Texas Medical Marijuana Qualifications
What Ailments Qualify For Medical Marijuana in Texas
Patients in Texas must be diagnosed with one or more of the following conditions by a qualified physician:
- Seizure Disorder
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
- Terminal Cancer
- Incurable Neurodegenerative Disease
How to Become a Medical Marijuana Patient in Texas
- Patient must be at least 18 and a permanent resident of the state of Texas. If a patient is under 18 years of age, the patient may require a legal guardian.
- A patient is diagnosed with a Qualifying Condition as outlined by the Texas Department of Safety
- Patient must be evaluated by a qualified physician to determine if the patient would benefit from low-THC cannabis and that the benefits outweigh the risks.
- If the patient is approved, the patient must be registered to the Compassionate Use Registry of Texas (CURT) by the physician who recommends Low-THC.
- Patients do not need a written certification since physician will enter the prescription into CURT for the Dispensary to validate.