Medical marijuana is an alternative therapy that many have embraced to deal with a number of ailments. Not long ago, New Jersey expanded the list of approved conditions that can quality an individual for treatment with medical cannabis. You may wonder if you qualify, based on the new updates. Let’s take a look at the health conditions that can be treated by medical marijuana in NJ.
Approved for Medical Marijuana Treatment
is a list of the conditions that are approved for treatment with
medical marijuana in New Jersey:
terminal illness with a prognosis less than 12 months
pain related to musculoskeletal disorders (rheumatoid arthritis,
lupus, fibromyalgia, opioid use disorder)
pain affecting of “visceral origin” (pancreatitis,
irritable bowel syndrome, bowel dysfunction)
bowel disease, including Crohn’s disease
disorders (epilepsy, intractable skeletal muscular spasticity,
post-traumatic stress disorder, glaucoma)
or chronic pain, nausea, vomiting or wasting syndrome due to cancer
to Become a Medical Marijuana Patient
need to be a resident of New Jersey and have proof of that residency,
such as a driver’s license or utility bill in your name. A physician
must have diagnosed you with a qualifying condition from the list,
and you must be able to present medical records attesting to this
fact. You must have an established bonafide doctor/patient
relationship with a physician certified in the state’s official
directory, meaning you’ve seen them more than for one visit. Finally,
you must register with the MMP patient registry.
that you know what it takes to be treated with medical marijuana in
NJ, you should talk to your physician about the next steps.
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