West Virginia Medical Marijuana Use Registry. What is it?

    West Virginia Medical Marijuana Laws
    West Virginia Department of Health Professionals
    West Virginia Office of Medical Cannabis

    You must be certified by a state licensed practitioner to be able to possess medical cannabis. A practitioner must register with the state of West Virginia Office of Medical Cannabis to be able to issue written certification. National Medical Marijuana Card Services makes the process of finding a MJ doctor easier by providing a searchable list of certified cannabis doctors in your area. Many MJ practitioners offer telemedicine, so you may want to ask your selected certified physician if this is an option.

MEDICAL MARIJUANA REGISTRY

Yes

QUALIFYING CONDITIONS

  • Any condition as recommended by a practitioner
  • Alzheimer's disease-related agitation
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer or other conditions that cause severe nausea
  • Crohn's disease
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy or other conditions that cause seizures
  • Hepatitis C
  • HIV/AIDS or other conditions that cause cachexia or wasting syndrome
  • Huntington's disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis or other conditions that cause "severe and persistent muscle spasms"
  • Neuropathy
  • Parkinson's disease
  • PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Spinal cord injury or other conditions that cause severe pain
  • Any condition requiring hospice care

PATIENT POSSESSION LIMITS

Yes, patients are permitted to possess cannabis in the following formulations: infused pills, oils, topicals, liquids, or dermal patches. Cannabis may also be dispensed in “dry leaf” or “plant form” and/or “in a form medically appropriate for administration by vaporization or nebulization.”

HOME CULTIVATION

No

STATE LICENSED MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES

Yes

CAREGIVERS

Yes. A patient may not designate more than two caregivers. A caregiver may not serve more than five patients at any one time.

RECIPROCITY

Yes, but only for terminally ill cancer patients

    West Virginia Medical Marijuana Card - How to apply and get one!

    After being certified by a licensed doctor, you must apply for registry to the West Virginia Office of Medical Cannabis for your card. As part of the application process, you must provide a copy of the written certification issued by your registered practitioner, proof of West Virginia residency, such as a tax receipt and a government-issued identification card, proof of identity, and a current West Virginia driver’s license, to name a few. The online application to register can be found on the West Virginia Department of Health Professionals’ Initial Applications site, and the registration must be renewed annually on another. Please note there is a registration fee. Caregivers, parents, legal guardians of minor patients and incapacitated patients must be issued a written certification and board certification to possess THC-A and CBD Oils. It will take 7 to 10 days for processing the registration application after received by the board. The MJ registration card will be mailed to the address recorded on your application.

    Find a licensed marijuana doctor nearby to get your recommendation for a medical marijuana card.

    Marijuana Doctors

    Indica vs Sativa, THC vs CBD. What are my options?

    Patients are permitted to to possess cannabis in the following formulations: infused pills, oils, topicals, liquids, or dermal patches. Cannabis may also be dispensed in “dry leaf” or “plant form” and/or “in a form medically appropriate for administration by vaporization or nebulization.”


    Find West Virginia Medical Marijuana Use Registry User Information and Instructional Guides. These include general FAQs, steps to take to participate in the West Virginia MMJ program as a patient, and registration and MMJ card renewal information.

    West Virginia Office of Medical Cannabis