Cannabis is one of the most pharmacologically active plants on the planet with over 400 different active chemicals. It has a history of medicinal use dating back thousands of years across many cultures. Medical marijuana is often used for the following palliative effects:

Reduce Nausea & VomitingReduce Nausea & Vomiting
Treat Pain & Muscle SpasticityTreat Pain & Muscle Spasticity
Reduce InflammationReduce Inflammation
Act as an AnalgesicAct as an Analgesic



The conditions that qualify for the Illinois Compassionate Use Act of Medicinal Cannabis Pilot Program are:

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Agitation of Alzheimer's disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Arnold-Chiari malformation & Syringomelia
  • Cachexia/wasting syndrome
  • Cancer
  • Causalgia
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Crohn's disease
  • CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndromes Type II)
  • Dystonia
  • Fibromyalgia (severe)
  • Fibrous dysplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Lupus
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myoclonus
  • Nail-patella syndrome
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder *NEW*
  • RSD (Complex Regional Pain Syndromes Type I)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
  • Seizures, including those characteristic of epilepsy 
  • Sjogren's syndrome
  • Spinal cord disease, including but not limited to arachnoiditis, Tarlov cysts, hydromyelia, syringomyelia
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA)
  • Terminal Illness *NEW*
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)

Select a condition from the list below to see how medicinal marijuana can help relieve symptoms:

NOTE: Eligible conditions are state-specific. This list of conditions applies only to patents in Illinois
If you're a patient in New York instead, go to the list of Eligible Conditions in New York