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Illinois Medical Marijuana Law

Status

 

Operational

Law Signed:

2013

QUALIFYING CONDITIONS

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • “Any medical condition for which an opioid has been or could be prescribed by a physician based on generally accepted standards of care”
  • Arnold Chiari malformation
  • Autism
  • Cachexia/wasting syndrome
  • Cancer
  • Causalgia
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic pain
  • Complex regional pain syndrome type 2
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dystonia
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fibrous dysplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydromyelia
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Lupus
  • Migraines
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myoclonus
  • Nail patella syndrome
  • Neuro-Behcet's autoimmune disease
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neuropathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Post-traumatic stress
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sjogren's syndrome
  • Spinal cord disease
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA)
  • Superior canal dehiscence syndrome
  • Syringomyelia
  • Tarlov cysts
  • Tourette's syndrome
  • Traumatic brain injury and post-concussion syndrome
  • Ulcerative colitis

PATIENT POSSESSION LIMITS

Two and a half ounces of cannabis per 14-day period

HOME CULTIVATION

A registered patient may grow up to five mature plants** (effective January 1, 2020)

STATE-LICENSED DISPENSARIES

Yes

STATE-LICENSED DISPENSARIES OPERATIONAL

Yes

CAREGIVERS

Yes, caregivers, who may serve only one patient, are permitted to pick up medicine for very ill, homebound patients and are also subject to possession limit.

ESTIMATED NUMBER OF REGISTERED PATIENTS

RECIPROCITY

No

CONTACT INFORMATION

Illinois Department of Public Health