Pennsylvania Adds Anxiety For Medical Cannabis

July 11, 2019-

The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Thursday added anxiety disorders and Tourette syndrome to the list of health conditions that qualifies for treatment using medical cannabis.

The conditions were approved following a recommendation the state Medical Marijuana Advisory Board and a review of research by Health Secretary Rachel Levine. Anxiety and Tourette will join the state’s list of 21 serious ailments on July 21. Other qualifying illnesses include terminal cancer, irritable bowel syndrome, chronic pain and multiple sclerosis.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that anxiety disorders and Tourette syndrome will be added to the program’s list of 21 medical conditions on July 21.

More information about Pennsylvania adding conditions to the MMJ list can be found here.


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