Medical Marijuana Conditions for Rhode Island - Are You Eligible?
Medical Marijuana Conditions for Rhode Island
Medical Marijuana Conditions for Rhode Island - Qualifying Conditions:
Medical Marijuana Conditions for Rhode Island are as follows (Updated February 11, 2020).
QUALIFYING MEDICAL CONDITIONS FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA FOR RHODE ISLAND
MEDICAL MARIJUANA CONDITIONS FOR RHODE ISLAND - QUALIFYING CONDITIONS
Modern medical research has discovered beneficial uses for marijuana in treating or alleviating pain, nausea, and other symptoms associated with certain debilitating medical conditions, as found by the National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine in March 1999. Several states, including Rhode Island, permit the medical use and cultivation of marijuana under certain circumstances. MORE Rhode Island's Medical Marijuana Act does not alter federal statutes and regulations prohibiting the possession and use of marijuana.
Approved Qualifying Debilitating Medical Conditions
- Cancer or the treatment of this condition
- Glaucoma or the treatment of this condition
- Positive status for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or the treatment of this condition
- Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) or the treatment of this condition
- Hepatitis C or the treatment of this condition
- A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or its treatment that produces one or more of the following:
- Cachexia or wasting syndrome
- Severe, debilitating, chronic pain
- Severe nausea
- Seizures, including but not limited to those characteristic of epilepsy
- Severe and persistent muscle spasms, including but not limited to those characteristic of multiple sclerosis or Crohn's disease
- Agitation related to Alzheimer's Disease
The Rhode Island Medical Marijuana Act
People who live in Rhode Island and have a debilitating medical condition may use marijuana if a medical doctor certifies in writing that:
- Marijuana may ease their symptoms, and
- Potential benefits of using marijuana would likely outweigh the health risks to the patient.
- Registered patients may designate one caregiver and one authorized purchaser. To learn about authorized purchasers, CLICK
The law requires caregivers and authorized purchasers to get a background check from the National Criminal Information Center (NCIC). Caregivers and authorized
purchasers can be disqualified for felony convictions including, but not limited to, felony drug convictions.
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