The following is a list of the 21 approved medical conditions under act 16 that qualify a patient for the use of medical marijuana in the state of Pennsylvania.

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

  • Autism

  • Cancer, including remission therapy

  • Crohn’s Disease

  • Damage to the nervous tissue of the central nervous system (brain-spinal cord) with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity, and other associated neuropathies

  • Epilepsy

  • Glaucoma

  • Positive status for Human Immunodeficiency Virus or Acquired Immune deficiency Syndrome

  • Huntington’s Disease

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  • Intractable Seizures

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Neuropathies

  • Parkinson’s Disease

  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain

  • Sickle Cell Anemia

  • Neurodegenerative diseases (i.e., Alzheimer’s Disease)

  • Terminal illness

  • Dyskinetic and spastic movement disorders

  • Opioid use disorder for which conventional therapeutic interventions are contraindicated or ineffective, or for which adjunctive therapy is indicated in combination with primary therapeutic interventions