8 new conditions approved for Connecticut’s medical marijuana program

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The State of Connecticut has approved eight new conditions for the state’s medical marijuana program.

Two of those conditions have been approved for use for patients under 18.

The conditions for adults include:

Spasticity or Neuropathic Pain Associated with Fibromyalgia
Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
Post Herpetic Neuralgia
Hydrocephalus with Intractable Headache
Intractable Headache Syndromes
Neuropathic Facial Pain

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The conditions for children are:

Muscular Dystrophy
Osteogenesis Imperfecta

“Now that these regulations have been accepted, more patients with severe medical conditions will have access to medical marijuana as a treatment option,” said Consumer Protection Commissioner Michelle H. Seagull

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