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Do I Qualify

Connecticut patients may qualify for a Medical Marijuana registration certificate (Medical Marijuana card)
for the palliative use of Medical Cannabis if they meet the following requirements.

Must have at least one of the following medical conditions:

  • Vulvodynia and Vulvar Burning
  • Positive Status for HIV or AIDS
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Wasting Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Intractable Headache Syndromes
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Intractable Migraine
  • Epilepsy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Uncontrolled Intractable Seizure Disorder
  • Neuropathic Facial Pain
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Post-Herpetic Neuralgia
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Hydrocephalus with Intractable Headache
  • Severe Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Cancer
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Cachexia
  • Terminal Illness Requiring End-Of-Life Care
  • Glaucoma
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Chronic Pain of at least 6 months duration associated with a specified underlying chronic condition refractory to other treatment intervention
  • Damage to the Nervous Tissue of the Spinal Cord with Objective Neurological Indication of Intractable Spasticity (Spinal Cord Injury with Intractable Spasticity)
  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Associated with Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Neuropathic Pain Associated with Degenerative Spinal Disorders
  • Intractable Neuropathic Pain that Is Unresponsive to Standard Medical Treatments
  • Post Laminectomy Syndrome with Chronic Radiculopathy
  • MALS Syndrome (Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome)
  • Irreversible Spinal Cord Injury with Objective Neurological Indication of Intractable Spasticity
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy or Causalgia)
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome with Persisting Pain, including Failed Surgery of the Cervical Spine (neck), Thoracic Spine (midback), and Lumbar Spine (lower back)
  • Movement disorders associated with Huntington Disease

Meet the following requirements:

  • Be a legal Connecticut resident 18 years of age or older
  • Provide the physician with a valid e-mail address and a primary telephone number *

*This should be an email address and a phone number that you are comfortable using in connection with your Medical Marijuana registration and treatment, as both the Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) and REN Health will use them to communicate with you.

If you are unsure whether you need a certification appointment, REN Health also provides Medical Marijuana physician consultations where you can:

  • Determine if Medical Marijuana is the right choice for you or for your loved ones, even if you or they reside in another state or country
  • Determine how Medical Marijuana can help alleviate your symptoms and improve or heal your conditions
  • Learn about therapeutic effects of various constituents of the Cannabis plant, including Cannabinoids, Terpenes, Flavonoids (over 800 constituents have been already discovered)
  • Discuss any related questions you might have about Medical Marijuana, including the benefits and risks of its use, guidance with dosing and routes of administration, potential interactions with foods, herbs, and medications you take at present (Cannabis interacts with over 400 medications).
  • Understand the main differences between Cannabis strains (over 1,000 strains have been cultivated to date)