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Here are the 21 conditions that could qualify you for medical marijuana in Ohio


A year after Gov. John Kasich signed Ohio’s medical marijuana program into law, state regulators are starting to formalize how and where pot will be grown and available to medical patients.

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The law creating Ohio’s medical marijuana control program lists 21 conditions qualifying someone to obtain medical marijuana. They are:

  • AIDS
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Cancer
  • Chronic traumatic encephalopathy
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Epilepsy or another seizure disorder
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Pain that is either chronic and severe or intractable
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Positive status for HIV
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Spinal cord disease or injury
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Ulcerative colitis


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