What conditions qualify me for a medical marijuana card in Missouri?

The qualifying conditions for medical marijuana include a variety of serious and chronic medical issues. Here's a detailed list:

  1. Cancer
  2. Epilepsy
  3. Glaucoma
  4. Intractable Migraines unresponsive to other treatments
  5. Chronic Medical Conditions causing severe, persistent pain or muscle spasms, including but not limited to:
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Seizures
    • Parkinson’s Disease
    • Tourette’s Syndrome
  6. Debilitating Psychiatric Disorders, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), when diagnosed by a state-licensed psychiatrist
  7. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  8. Chronic Conditions Treated with Prescription Medications that could lead to physical or psychological dependence, where marijuana could be an effective treatment and a safer alternative
  9. Any Terminal Illness
  10. Other Chronic, Debilitating, or Medical Conditions as determined by a physician, including but not limited to:
    • Hepatitis C
    • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Huntington’s Disease
    • Autism
    • Neuropathies
    • Sickle Cell Anemia
    • Agitation of Alzheimer’s Disease
    • Cachexia or Wasting Syndrome

Physicians have the discretion to recommend medical marijuana for other conditions they deem fit based on their professional judgment. This flexibility allows for personalized medical care tailored to individual patient needs.