Connecticut’s Medical Marijuana Program could be expanded to include medical conditions such as sickle cell disease, chronic pain after back surgery and severe psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.   For some reason, Tourette’s syndrome is not added to the list of health issues that are approved for medical marijuana use.

Recently a panel of doctors reviewed medical conditions that could be treated with medicinal cannabis.  The panel reviewed the possible benefits of cannabis for various health problems, essentially viewing cannabis as a pharmaceutical drug, and discussed the reasoning behind adding or deleting specific conditions.

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Fortunately, medical cannabis does not need U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval or clinical trials, but this is an important process for Connecticut medical marijuana program. Interestingly, patients can petition the state Department of Consumer Protection to add an ailment to the list of qualifying medical conditions, and the matter is reviewed by the four-person board of physicians.

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