Medical Marijuana Conditions for Washington DC - Are You Eligible?

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Medical Marijuana Conditions for Washington DC - Qualifying Conditions:

Medical Marijuana Conditions for Washington DC are as follows (Updated February 11, 2020).

QUALIFYING MEDICAL CONDITIONS FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA FOR WASHINGTON DC

MEDICAL MARIJUANA CONDITIONS FOR WASHINGTON DC - QUALIFYING CONDITIONS

At this time, legislation and regulations allow for the recommendation of medical marijuana for the following :
Qualifying medical conditions: Any of the following:

  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Glaucoma
  • Conditions characterized by severe and persistent muscle spasms, such as multiple sclerosis
  • Cancer

Qualifying medical treatments: Any of the following:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Use of azidothymidine or protease inhibitors
  • Radiotherapy

Who may recommend Medical Marijuana?

A licensed physician in good standing to practice medicine or osteopathy in the District of Columbia, may recommend the use of medical marijuana to a qualifying patient if the physician:

  • Is in a bona fide physician-patient relationship with the qualifying patient;
  • Has completed a full assessment of the patient’s medical history and current medical condition, including an in-person physical examination, performed not more than ninety (90) days prior to making the recommendation;
  • Has responsibility for the ongoing care and treatment of the patient, provided that such ongoingtreatment shall not be limited to or for the primary purpose of the provision of medical marijuana use or consultation;
  • Makes the recommendation based upon the physician’s assessment of the qualifying patient’s:
    • Medical history;
    • Current medical condition; and
    • A review of other approved medications and treatments that might provide the qualifying patient with relief from a qualifying medical condition or the side effects of a
      qualifying medical treatment; and
    • Is not the owner, director, officer, member, incorporator, agent, or employee of a Dispensary or Cultivation Center.

To qualify for a patient registration identification card, an applicant shall:

  • Be a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia at the time of application and remain a bona fide resident during treatment with medical marijuana;
  • Have a “qualifying medical condition” or be undergoing a “qualifying medical treatment” listed;
  • Have a signed, written physician’s recommendation for the use of medical marijuana meeting the regulatory requirements; and
  • If the qualifying patient is a minor, the signed written consent of his or her parent or legal guardian.

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