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Some Granite State Pain Associates providers participate in the certification process with the State of New Hampshire while others do not. Please be advised that you may need to see a different provider than the person you normally see if that provider lacks the proper qualifications or has chosen not to participate in the program.

Who is a Certifying Provider?
This page provides information about qualifying criteria for Medical Marijuana / Therapeutic Cannabis and the certification process.

I think I’m ready, what do I do now?
Below are just some of the cannabinoids that have been identified and the potential benefits that have been associated with them:
After that time, if the patient has a “Qualifying Medical Condition”, the provider may complete the ‘Written Certification for the Therapeutic Use of Cannabis’. This certification form is then sent by the patient along with their application to the State of New Hampshire. The state will then review the application and certification and will notify the patient of approval or denial within 20 days of receiving the application. It may take longer to receive the Registry Identification Card, however.
How does the certification process work?
Cannabinoids are chemical compounds that provide the therapeutic benefits of the cannabis plant. Each compound is associated with a different property that can be utilized for a different therapeutic benefit. Research has identified approximately 85 different cannabinoids in the cannabis plant itself. As research progresses, we learn more about the potential beneficial properties associated with each of these chemicals.

  1. (A) Cancer, glaucoma, positive status for human immunodeficiency virus, acquired immune deficiency syndrome, hepatitis C, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, Crohn’s disease, multiple sclerosis, chronic pancreatitis, spinal cord injury or disease, traumatic brain injury, epilepsy, lupus, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, ulcerative colitis, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, or one or more injuries or conditions that has resulted in one or more qualifying symptoms under subparagraph (B); AND
    (B) A severely debilitating or terminal medical condition or its treatment that has produced at least one of the following: elevated intraocular pressure, cachexia, chemotherapy-induced anorexia, wasting syndrome, agitation of Alzheimer’s disease, severe pain that has not responded to previously prescribed medication or surgical measures or for which other treatment options produced serious side effects, constant or severe nausea, moderate to severe vomiting, seizures, or severe, persistent muscle spasms;OR
  2. “Qualifying medical condition” also means:
    (A) Moderate to severe chronic pain.
    (B) Severe pain that has not responded to previously prescribed medication or surgical measures or for which other treatment options produced serious side effects.
    (C) Moderate or severe post-traumatic stress disorder.

This page provides information about qualifying criteria for Medical Marijuana / Therapeutic Cannabis and the certification process.