You must have a current, active diagnosis from the following list to qualify for medical marijuana. This list is codified in state law and there is absolutely no way to recommend medical marijuana for anything else.
*Chronic Intractable Pain- By definition, chronic pain must meet 2 criteria:
There are many additional qualifications that must be met in order to receive a medical marijuana recommendation. Just because you have a qualifying medical condition does not guarantee you will receive a medical marijuana recommendation. There are many reasons why a patient may not qualify for a medical marijuana recommendation, including:
The State of Louisiana presently limits medical marijuana recommendations to 30 days. If a refill is needed between office visits, please contact the office directly to submit a request for the physician to review. We ask that our patient’s pay attention to his/her remaining doses of medication and request a refill at least 1 week in advance of expiration of an existing recommendation. It may take up to 5 days to receive a response back from the physician.