In addition to the conditions listed below, HB No. 819 also allows doctors licensed to practice medicine in the State of Louisiana to recommend marijuana to their patients for the treatment of any debilitating condition.
In 2018, there were 16 conditions that could qualify a patient for a recommendation for medical marijuana from a certified and licensed doctor in the State of Louisiana. Then, in 2020, the wording of the law was expanded to include ALL chronic conditions that the physician determined might be helped by recommending medical marijuana.
Here’s the list of 16 conditions the State of Louisiana started with in August of 2018:
Then, on June 16, 2020, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed into law House Bill No. 819. Effective August 1, 2020, the ability for Louisiana citizens to legally use marijuana for medical conditions was greatly expanded. HB No. 819 also allows doctors licensed to practice medicine in the State of Louisiana to recommend marijuana to their patients for the treatment of any debilitating condition.
The expanded conditions include many neurodegenerative diseases as well as the following chronic conditions:
Ask your physician about what conditions might be improved with medical marijuana. If you suffer from insomnia, anxiety, inflammation and pain, and others, you could benefit from the addition of medical marijuana to your treatment plan.
If you’re interested in finding out more, talk to your doctor about medical marijuana. We’ve put a guide together to help you start the conversation. If you’re ready to add medical marijuana to your treatment, please click the button below to get started. Doctors and staff at The Healing Clinics will help you in your journey.