Qualifying Conditions in Maryland

Qualifying Conditions in Maryland include: cachexia, anorexia, wasting syndrome, sever/chronic nausea, seizures, glaucoma, muscles spasms and other - per physician discretion

In Maryland the following conditions qualify for medical cannabis use:

  • Cachexia

  • Anorexia

  • Wasting Syndrome

  • Severe/chronic nausea

  • Seizures

  • Glaucoma

  • Muscle Spasms

  • ‘Other’ per physician discretion

Responsibilities of the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) 

The Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) develops policies, procedures, and regulations to implement programs that ensure medical cannabis is available to qualifying patients in a safe and effective manner. 

The Commission oversees all licensing, registration, inspection, and testing measures pertaining to Maryland’s Medical Cannabis Program. It provides relevant program information to patients, providers, growers, dispensers, processors, testing laboratories, and caregivers. 

Who Is Eligible to Register As a Cannabis Patient in Maryland?

Any Maryland resident whose certified provider recommends medical cannabis as an alternative treatment option for a qualifying medical condition is eligible to register with the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) as a patient.

The MMCC will allow out of state patients seeking medical care in Maryland to participate in Marylands cannabis program sometime in 2019.