State: West Virginia

Qualifying Conditions

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Cancer
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Epilepsy
  • 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.

Home Cultivation


Caregiver Information

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

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.