The West Virginia Office of Medical Cannabis recognizes cancer as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana. If you are actively undergoing cancer treatment in the state of West Virginia, you may be able to supplement your therapy with cannabis and potentially improve your quality of life. Read More
Do you live with the constant pain of arthritis? Arthritis isn’t specifically listed as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana in West Virginia, but some sufferers may still qualify.
More than 54 million adults in the U.S. have been diagnosed with some form of arthritis. Of those sufferers, 23.7 million have experienced a significant impact to their quality of life.
Though arthritis, in a general sense, refers to any kind of joint inflammation, the term actually describes around 200 different rheumatoid conditions that affect the joints and surrounding tissue. The pain and inflammation can make everyday tasks difficult, but some sufferers are finding relief in medical marijuana. Read More
As much as 40% of the U.S. population suffers from at least occasional bouts of insomnia. About 10-15% of Americans report having severe, chronic insomnia that makes it difficult for them to function. If you find yourself in this boat, and you’re hoping to obtain a West Virginia medical marijuana card to achieve better sleep, there’s good news and bad news.
Unfortunately, West Virginia does not recognize insomnia as a qualifying condition for medical cannabis. However, you may still qualify based on the underlying cause of your insomnia. Read More
Numerous states—including Connecticut, Illinois, and New Hampshire—recognize spinal cord injury as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana. Arkansas does not specifically identify spinal cord injury in a broad sense, but the language of the law is still clear. Most spinal injury sufferers absolutely qualify for an Arkansas medical marijuana card.
Chronic inflammation can severely inhibit your quality of life, but studies show that cannabinoids (the active compounds in marijuana) may be effective in relieving anxiety symptoms. Inflammation is not specifically listed among West Virginia’s qualifying conditions for medical marijuana, but a number of inflammatory conditions do qualify.
If you live in West Virginia and are struggling with chronic inflammation, your eligibility for medical marijuana may depend largely on the source of your inflammation. Read More
The Arkansas Department of Health is now issuing medical marijuana cards to patients with cachexia. If you’re struggling to maintain a healthy weight and you’ve been diagnosed with this potentially life-threatening condition, you may qualify. Read More
About 8 million adults suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in any given year. Combat veterans are at an especially high risk, but the condition can affect anyone who has experienced significant trauma.
If you live in West Virginia and are struggling with this common disorder, you may qualify for medical marijuana treatment. PTSD is recognized by the West Virginia Office of Medical Cannabis as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana, but you’ll need to meet certain criteria in order to qualify. Read More
If you live in Maryland and struggle with a mental health condition, you may have considered registering for the state’s medical marijuana program. But does medical marijuana actually work for these conditions? And which conditions qualify for the program? We’re here to bring some clarity. Read More
Over 3 million U.S. adults live with epilepsy and seizures. In recent years, medical marijuana has emerged as a popular treatment option, as cannabis appears to be effective in reducing the frequency and severity of seizures. If you live in Missouri and you suffer from epilepsy, you may be able to register as a medical marijuana patient. Read More
Glaucoma is one of the more common reasons why patients request medical marijuana, but not every state recognizes glaucoma sufferers as qualifying cannabis patients. If you live in Maine, the requirements can be especially confusing, as the state no longer maintains an official list of qualifying conditions. Although this creates some ambiguity, it may actually be good news for glaucoma patients. Read More
Do you struggle with Crohn’s disease? If so, medical marijuana may be able to provide some relief. The State of Ohio recognizes Crohn’s disease as a qualifying condition for its medical marijuana program, and getting certified as a patient is easier than you may realize. Read More
Cannabis enjoys widespread popularity among multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. Research indicates that as many as 60% of MS patients currently use medical marijuana, and as many as 90% would consider using it if it were legal and medically validated. If you live in Ohio and are considering cannabis for your MS, there’s good news. The state recognizes multiple sclerosis as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana. Read More
If you live with fibromyalgia, you may qualify for medical marijuana in Arkansas. Cannabis has been shown to address common symptoms and may help to improve your quality of life. Because fibromyalgia appears on the state’s list of qualifying conditions, you should have no trouble getting certified as long as you have a confirmed diagnosis. There are some conditions and restrictions, which we’ll address. Read More
Do you live—or do you care for someone who lives—with Alzheimer’s disease? If you reside in Arkansas, you may qualify for a medical marijuana card. Alzheimer’s appears on the state’s official list of qualifying conditions, and prospective patients can apply from the comfort of home. Read More