State: West Virginia
MEDICAL MARIJUANA STATUS: Legal since 2017
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
- Crohn’s disease
- Huntington’s disease
- Intractable seizures
- Multiple sclerosis
- Neuropathies (chronic nerve pain)
- Parkinson’s disease
- Post-traumatic stress disorder
- Severe chronic or intractable pain
- Spinal cord damage
- Sickle cell anemia.
- Terminally illness
Patient Possession Limits
Patients are permitted to possess a “30 day supply” of cannabis-infused products, but further specifics are not yet available. Patients may not possess herbal cannabis, but instead may only obtain cannabis-infused preparations in the forms of pills, oils, topicals, patches or tinctures. Cannabis-infued oils or liquids may be vaporized or nebulized.
Yes. A patient may not designate more than two caregivers. A caregiver may not serve more than five patients at any one time.
Reciprocity for Other State Medical Marijuana Cards Yes, but only for terminally ill cancer patients
RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA STATUS: Not legal
HEMP: Legal since 2002
The West Virginia Legislature approved Senate Bill 447 recognizing industrial hemp having no more than 1 percent THC as an "agricultural crop." This legislation also establishes licensing procedures to allow local farmers to "plant, grow, harvest, possess, process [and] sell" hemp commercially.