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Certified Providers:


Jawdat Nikoula, MD

James Lim, MD

Medical Marijuana Program



The doctor will certify that you have an approved serious medical condition and are eligible for medical marijuana. It's important to know that this doctor's visit will not be covered by insurance and you would be responsible to pay out-of-pocket at the time of service.

What steps do I need to take to participate in the program as a patient?

There are four-steps to participate in the program:

  1. Register on the website: 

  2. See an approved practitioner to get certified;

  3. Pay for your medical marijuana ID card; and

  4. Visit a Pennsylvania dispensary with your medical marijuana ID card.

What are the approved "serious medical conditions"?

A "serious medical condition" under the law is any one of the following:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis;

  • Anxiety disorders (effective no later than July 20, 2019);

  • Autism;

  • Cancer, including remission therapy;

  • Crohn's disease;

  • Damage to the nervous tissue of the central nervous system (brain-spinal cord) with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity, and other associated neuropathies;

  • Dyskinetic and spastic movement disorders;

  • Epilepsy;

  • Glaucoma;

  • HIV / AIDS;

  • Huntington's disease;

  • Inflammatory bowel disease;

  • Intractable seizures;

  • Multiple sclerosis;

  • Neurodegenerative diseases;

  • Neuropathies;

  • Opioid use disorder for which conventional therapeutic interventions are contraindicated or ineffective, or for which adjunctive therapy is indicated in combination with primary therapeutic interventions;

  • Parkinson's disease;

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder;

  • Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain;

  • Sickle cell anemia;

  • Terminal illness; and

  • Tourette syndrome (effective no later than July 20, 2019)

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