Arizona Medical Marijuana Program

Adding Debilitating Medical Conditions – Public Hearings

  • We would like to inform you that the Information Technology Services division of the Arizona Department of Health Services is going to perform database maintenance starting on Saturday, November 1 2014 at 10 PM and expected to be completed by Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 10 AM. During this period of time, the Medical Marijuana Online Registry Applications will not be available. We apologize for the inconvenience this maintenance downtime may cause.
  • The Arizona Department of Health Services will accept Dispensary Registration Certificate applications in late 2015. There will be more information forthcoming regarding which, and the number of, CHAAs that will be available.

Public Hearing – Tuesday, October 29, 2013

ADHS held a public comment session about whether or not to add three new debilitating conditions to the list of medical conditions for the Medical Marijuana Program. The comments centered on scientific studies done on how marijuana affects post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), migraines, and depression. The goal was to highlight peer-reviewed, published studies that show the benefit or the danger of marijuana specific to these three conditions.

Public Hearing – Friday, May 25, 2012

ADHS held a public comment session about whether or not to add four new debilitating conditions to the Medical Marijuana Program. The comments centered on scientific studies done on how marijuana affects post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), migraines, depression and generalized anxiety disorder. The goal was to bring attention to peer-reviewed, published studies that show the benefit or the danger of marijuana specific to these four conditions.

Session 1 – Post-Tramatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Session 2 – Depression, Migraines, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder