Qualifying Health Conditions for Medical Cannabis In Hawaii
The State of Hawaii, Department of Health maintains a list of health conditions that make a patient eligible for a “marijuana” patient license.
According to the State of Hawaii, Department of Health website the list of debilitating medical conditions is defined in section 121 of HRS-329, a qualifying debilitating medical condition includes:
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Positive status for human immunodeficiency virus
- Acquired immune deficiency syndrome
- Post-traumatic stress disorder
- “The treatment of these conditions”, or
A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or its treatment that produces one or more of the following:
- Cachexia or wasting syndrome,
- Severe pain,
- Severe nausea,
- Seizures, including those characteristic of epilepsy, or
- Severe and persistent muscle spasms, including those characteristic of multiple sclerosis or Crohn’s disease.