To acquire a Missouri medical cannabis certifications,
a patient must have one of the following conditions:
- Intractable migraines unresponsive to other treatment
- A chronic medical condition that causes severe, persistent pain or persistent muscle spasms, including but not limited to those associated with multiple sclerosis, seizures, Parkinson’s disease, and Tourette’s syndrome
- Debilitating psychiatric disorders, including, but not limited to, post-traumatic stress order if diagnosed by a state-licensed psychiatrist
- Human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immune deficiency syndrome
- A chronic medical condition that is normally treated with a prescription medication that could lead to physical or psychological dependence, when a physician determines that medical use of marijuana could be effective in treating that condition and would serve as a safer alternative to the prescription medication
- A terminal illness
- In the professional judgment of a physician, any other chronic, debilitating or other medical condition, including, but not limited to, hepatitis C, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease, Huntington’s disease, autism, neuropathies, sickle cell anemia, agitation of Alzheimer’s disease, cachexia, and wasting syndrome.
Scheduling an In-Person Certification
Abdullah Arshad M.D.
Abdullah Arshad M.D. conducts patient certification every Tuesday 5-8 p.m. at: Hayti Medical and Diagnostic 223South 3rd St. Hayti MO 63851 573-479-3075 and every Thursday 12-5 p.m. at: A & M Medical and Diagnostic, 304 Teaco Rd Kennett MO 63857 573-559-3591. Walk-ins welcome at each location.
Tim McPherson D.O.
Tim McPherson D.O. conducts patient certifications every Monday and Tuesday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at: McPherson Medical and Diagnostic, 901 West Commercial Ave., Kennett, MO 63857 (573) 717-1072. An appointment is required.