Ohio has approved 21 conditions that may be treated with medical marijuana provided a patient has a doctor’s recommendation.
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Here are all 21 health conditions that could qualify you for medical marijuana in Ohio

Though Ohio regulators announced that cultivators won’t have medical marijuana to patients by an early September deadline, the program is moving forward to the day people will be allowed to treat a number of ailments with the drug.

» Patients won’t be able to get medical marijuana in Ohio by Sept. 8 deadline

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


Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 

Alzheimer’s disease 


Chronic traumatic encephalopathy 

Crohn’s disease 

Epilepsy or another seizure disorder 



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

» RELATED: Where will you be able to buy medical marijuana in Ohio? 

» Citizen asks Dayton for ‘sanctuary’ for medical marijuana patients 

Medical marijuana help line 

The Ohio Board of Pharmacy has a toll-free help line at 1-833-464-6627 for questions from patients, caregivers and health professionals about adverse reactions to medical marijuana and other related issues.

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