Massachusetts is one of 23 states (plus D.C.) that have legalized the medical use of marijuana. Each state is unique in it’s legislation and qualifying conditions, so we’ve outlined the specific conditions that may qualify for Massachusetts’s Medical Marijuana Program.
In Massachusetts, you may qualify if you have:
- Hepatitis C
- Lou Gehrig’s disease (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS)
- Crohn’s disease
- Parkinson’s disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
It’s important to remember that all patients, including those currently holding a paper certification, must obtain an electronic certification from their physician and be registered with the Medical Use of Marijuana Program to possess marijuana for medical use in Massachusetts. The state’s medical marijuana law requires there to be a dispensary in every county, but that hasn’t happened yet.