Medical Cannabis

What is medical cannabis?

Medical cannabis is a term used for derivatives of the Cannabis sativa plant that are used to relieve severe and chronic symptoms.  Cannabis sativa contains many active compounds, but only two are the ones of interest for medical purposes: THC (delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol).

Dr. José Negrón Pérez is duly certified by Puerto Rico’s Health Department to recommend medicinal cannabis for the purpose of treating medical conditions and improving the patient's quality of life through the use of medicinal cannabis.

Diagnoses to be treated

  • Alzheimer
  • Anorexia
  • Artritis
  • Autism
  • Cancer and Cancer Chemotherapy Treatment
  • Depression
  • Anxiety Disorders, as defined in DSM V (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders)
  • Disorders related to the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Positive
  • Degenerative diseases such as: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Multiple Sclerosis
  • Incurable and advanced diseases that require palliative care
  • Epilepsy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Insomnia
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Migraine
  • Peripheral Neuropathies
  • Parkinson
  • Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD)
  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Any other condition that causes cachexia
  • Chronic pain
  • Severe nausea or persistent muscle spasms


  • Helps reduce pain, inflammation and problems related to muscle control
  • Stimulates appetite
  • Reduce nausea
  • Reduces symptoms of chronic diseases
  • Reduces discomfort of premenstrual syndrome
  • Helps prevent seizures
  • Relieves pain
  • Muscle relaxant
  • Has antispasmodic properties
  • Calmative
  • Palliative treatment with analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect
  • Helps fight insomnia

Requirements to obtain a Medical Cannabis License

  • Certification of physician authorized by Puerto Rico’s Health Department
  • Copy of Driver's License or Passport
  • Evidence of medical condition for which you are requesting a Medical Cannabis License