Medical Cannabis Qualifying Conditions - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Medical Cannabis Qualifying Conditions

Only patients who are legal Minnesota residents and have been certified with one of the qualifying conditions are eligible to receive medical cannabis in Minnesota.

Qualifying Conditions

  • Cancer*
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Tourette syndrome
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Seizures, including those characteristic of epilepsy
  • Severe and persistent muscle spasms, including those characteristic of multiple sclerosis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn’s disease
  • Terminal illness, with a probable life expectancy of less than one year*
  • Intractable pain
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Autism spectrum disorder (must meet DSM-5)
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Chronic pain
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Chronic motor or vocal tic disorder

*If your illness or its treatment produces one or more of the following: severe or chronic pain; nausea or severe vomiting; or cachexia or severe wasting.

Minnesota Statute

Updated Tuesday, 12-Oct-2021 10:01:30 CDT