23 Qualifying Medical Conditions for Certification

In Pennsylvania, you must:

  • Be a resident of Pennsylvania 

  • Be diagnosed with 1 of the following 21 qualifying medical conditions

Qualifying Conditions:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 

  • Anxiety Disorders

  • 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 

  • Dyskinetic and spastic movement disorders 

  • Epilepsy 

  • Glaucoma 

  • HIV/AIDS

  • Huntington's disease 

  • Inflammatory bowel Disease 

  • Intractable seizures 

  • Multiple sclerosis 

  • Neurodegenerative diseases

  • Neuropathies

  • 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

  • Parkinson's disease

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder 

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

  • Sickle cell anemia 

  • Terminal illness

  • Tourette Syndrome