Maryland is one of 29 states, including the District of Columbia, that allows medical cannabis use for patients. Over 2,000,000 Americans rely on medical cannabis to alleviate a wide range of symptoms and live more comfortable lives.
In Maryland, there are certain conditions that qualify for treatment with Medical Cannabis:
1. If the patient has a chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition that results in being admitted into hospice or receiving palliative care.
2. If the patient has a chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition that causes (or is receiving treatment for a chronic or debilitating disease or medication condition that causes): cachexia, anorexia, wasting syndrome, severe or chronic pain, severe nausea, seizures, or severe or persistent muscle spasms.
3. If the patient has glaucoma or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
About The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission:
The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission develops policies, procedures, and regulations to implement programs that ensure medical cannabis is available to qualifying patients in a safe and effective manner. The Commission oversees all licensing, registration, inspection, and testing measures pertaining to Maryland’s medical cannabis program and provides relevant program information to patients, physicians, growers, dispensers, processors, testing laboratories and caregivers.