GeneFo has created a free state-by-state guide for Parkinson’s patients with detailed and relevant information on medical cannabis, including the application process.
Updated to March 2018, the guide may help patients get additional therapy and improve their lives. It includes legal information, patient’s rights, an application checklist, links and forms to download, and important tips for each state.
Although cannabis remains federally illegal in the U.S., many states have legalized cannabis for valid medical purposes. As of March 2018, 16 states consider Parkinson’s disease a qualified condition, and 13 states qualified symptoms that may occur in Parkinson’s, such as pain, nausea, and muscle spasms.
“However, the process of getting a card approval is not smooth in most states, and requires gathering information and documents, clinical certifications, and administrative forms,” Neer Ziskind, CEO of GeneFo, said in a press release.
Genefo, an online platform with free Parkinson’s resources and clinical trial matching, created the comprehensive