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Benefits of getting an MMJ card in West Virginia

8x purchase and possession limit benefit

Legal marijuana access

With MMJ Card
Only legal pathway to cannabis
Without card
Recreational use illegal
Variety of choice benefit

Safe purchase and possession limit

With MMJ Card
30-day supply
Without card
0 oz. of recreational cannabis
Access to cannabis from 18 y.o benefit

No age limit

With MMJ Card
Accessible from age 18 or through a caregiver
Without card
Not applicable
Legal protections benefit

Employee protections

With MMJ Card
MCA prevents workplace discrimination
Without card
Standard legal consequences
guidance and support

Protection under state law

With MMJ Card
Purchasing medical marijuana with an MMJ card is legal
Without card
Possession of medical marijuana without a card is a misdemeanor. Sale or distribution is a felony

Get your medical cannabis card in 4 easy steps

Get your medical cannabis card in 4 easy steps
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Apply on our website

Complete a short, confidential questionnaire to initiate the evaluation process. Proceed with your order by completing the secure payment process.

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Talk to a physician

Book an appointment with a registered physician for a medical assessment. The physician will check your eligibility and issue a Patient Certification form if you are found eligible for cannabis treatment.

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Get registered with the State office

Upon approval, register with the WV Office of Medical Cannabis, complete the state application form, and submit a digital photo, proof of WV residency, your medical cannabis certification, a photo ID, and a $50 application fee.

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Obtain your medical cannabis ID card

The State Office reviews applications within 30-60 days. After review, approved applicants receive an email and can download their OMC Medical ID Card.

Qualifying conditions in West Virginia: your path to relief with a medical card

  • Cancer
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Epilepsy
  • Neuropathies
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Intractable seizures
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Position status for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)
  • Damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity.
  • Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain
  • Terminal illness with a life expectancy of one year or less
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West Virginia medical marijuana
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Possession limits for medical cannabis patients in West Virginia

According to Section 16A-8-1 of the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Act, the purchase and possession limit is no more than a 30-day supply of marijuana with a medical marijuana card. This is equivalent to 4 ounces of dried, usable medical cannabis or the equivalent amount for other forms. 

Medical marijuana patients cannot consume cannabis edibles and can only buy certain types of cannabis, including 

  • tinctures, 
  • dermal patches, 
  • oils, 
  • pills, and 
  • topicals (gels, creams, or lotions),
  • liquids,
  • forms medically appropriate for administration by vaporization or nebulization, dry leaf or plant form. 

It is illegal to share or sell medical cannabis to anyone who is not a registered cannabis patient in West Virginia.

Patients and their caregivers are recommended to stay up to date with the possession limits and permitted forms of medical marijuana. That way, they can ensure legal compliance.

Cultivation and responsible use of medical cannabis in West Virginia

In West Virginia, patients are not permitted to grow their own cannabis. Instead, they must obtain medical marijuana exclusively through state-approved dispensaries. Growing cannabis without proper authorization is illegal and subject to criminal charges.

Cannabis growers and processors in West Virginia must register with the Office of Medical Cannabis. They pay a $5,000 initial application fee, $50,000 permit fee, and $5,000 renewal fees per location. A growing facility and dispensary cannot be on the same site.

Primary caregiver responsibilities and considerations in West Virginia

Those who can purchase and possess medical cannabis are the patients with a medical marijuana card or the official caregiver of the patient. Patients can have up to two caregivers to purchase their medicine. Minors also need a caregiver to receive a medical marijuana card. An individual cannot be a caregiver for more than five patients

In West Virginia, the legal age for medical marijuana caregivers is 21 years of age and older, unless otherwise approved by the state’s Bureau of Public Health. They can be:

  • An individual designated by a patient or legal guardian.
  • If the patient is 18, the patient’s parent or legal guardian.
  • If no parent or legal guardian is available, a person approved by the West Virginia Bureau of Public Health.

The caregiver needs to submit an application including personal information, criminal history, and a fee of $50

The main responsibilities of a caregiver are to buy, transport, possess, and administer medical cannabis on behalf of the medical marijuana cardholder. They also focus on ensuring that the patient is using medical marijuana safely and effectively. 

As a caregiver, you should keep all necessary documents up to date and easily accessible. You should also comply with all the relevant laws and regulations in West Virginia, and keep yourself up to date to prevent losing your medical marijuana card.

Respect the privacy and confidentiality of your patient’s medical information. It’s not legal to consume the cannabis meant for your patient or sell it to others. This can lead to a misdemeanor or felony.  

As a caregiver, you can take care of your loved ones or patients assigned to you. But, it is also a heavy responsibility. Focus on adhering to the law and caring for them with compassion to make them more comfortable as they go through their illness.

Medical cannabis for veterans in West Virginia

Veterans who suffer from different health conditions might benefit from medical marijuana as part of their treatment. Fortunately, West Virginia allows veterans to receive medical cannabis as an alternative treatment option, as long as they qualify. 

  • Veterans can apply for a medical marijuana card like every other person in West Virginia. The same laws on qualifying conditions, purchase limits, possession, and responsible use apply to all veterans. 
  • Having an MMJ card causes you to lose your gun rights. Gun ownership is illegal for medical cannabis patients in West Virginia. 
  • It’s best to allow physicians with the Department of Veterans Affairs to recommend medical cannabis to veterans. The bill to allow this has not yet been passed into law so veterans must use other physicians.
  • The Department of Veterans Affairs still considers marijuana a Schedule One controlled substance, making it illegal under federal law. So, all VA healthcare providers cannot recommend or assist veterans in getting it. Still, a veteran will not be denied VA benefits due to marijuana use.
  • Veterans facing economic challenges can use a financial hardship waiver. This is for those who cannot afford the cost of a medical marijuana card and whose income is 200% below the federal poverty level.  

At Dr.Weedy, we are committed to supporting veterans to receive medical marijuana treatment. Due to this, we provide special discounts to veterans, reducing the cost of medical cannabis certifications. Click here for more information on the veteran’s discount.

Access to marijuana treatment for people with disabilities in West Virginia

In West Virginia, medical marijuana patients who are disabled can designate a caregiver to assist in the purchase, transportation, possession and administration of marijuana. Dr.Weedy focuses on providing equal access to medical cannabis treatment, making it easy for people with disabilities to receive medical marijuana cards.

Our online platform simplifies the certification process, making it 100% remote. With Dr.Weedy, you can complete the application and consultation from the comfort of your home, ensuring you receive the care you need without any barriers.

Medical marijuana reciprocity and access for non-residents in West Virginia

A reciprocity program involves a state allowing individuals from other states to purchase medical marijuana with their MMJ card. However, West Virginia does not offer medical marijuana reciprocity. Due to this, non-residents cannot access or use medical cannabis, even if they have a medical marijuana license. 

The only exception is for terminally ill cancer patients. These patients from other states with a significant need for medical marijuana use can get legal access to medical marijuana in West Virginia. But they need a valid identification card, a medical cannabis card, and proof of authorization to purchase from other states.

Diagnosis and medical marijuana treatment for PTSD and chronic pain in West Virginia

Most patients are unsure about whether they can receive a medical marijuana card and the corresponding treatment for PTSD or chronic pain. West Virginia has 15 qualifying medical conditions for a medical cannabis card, including PTSD and chronic pain.

  • PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is on the list of serious medical conditions under the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Act. This is a disorder that stems from being unable to recover after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event. Patients with symptoms like anxiety, nightmares, and hyperarousal can consider medical marijuana as a treatment option. It’s best to consult a licensed physician to determine if this is the right choice.
  • Chronic Pain: Severe chronic or intractable pain is one of the qualifying medical conditions for a medical cannabis card. If conventional treatments don’t alleviate the pain, you can consider an alternative treatment with medical cannabis. Discuss this with your physician to ensure you qualify for this form of treatment.

Frequently Asked Questions

What documents do I need to provide for the application?

When applying for a medical marijuana card in West Virginia, you need a digital photograph, proof of West Virginia residency, valid government-issued photo ID, a Patient Certification Form, and if you qualify, a financial hardship waiver. You will need to mail the application fee as a money order or check payable to West Virginia DHHR to the West Virginia Office of Medical Cannabis. Registration is done online through the WV Medical Cannabis Portal.

Which category of patients needs a caregiver?

Patients under the age of 18 are required to have a caregiver. Persons with disabilities can also appoint a caregiver. The caregiver is an individual who is 21 years of age or older and has been appointed to purchase medical marijuana products on behalf of a patient with a medical marijuana card. They also assist with transportation, possession, and administration.

How can I register with the West Virginia medical cannabis program?

To register with the West Virginia medical cannabis program, ensure you have the qualifying medical conditions. Next, schedule an appointment with a licensed physician, either in person or via telehealth, to obtain a medical cannabis patient certification. After receiving your certification, create an account on the Office of Medical Cannabis registration portal and complete the application. You’ll need to provide a digital photograph, proof of West Virginia residency, the physician-issued medical cannabis certification, a photo ID, and a $50 application fee. If you are eligible for a financial hardship waiver, you can submit proof of income. Once the application is approved, you can receive your medical card and appoint a caregiver if necessary.

Can I get a medical marijuana card online in West Virginia?

Yes, you can get a medical marijuana card through an online process in West Virginia. A telemedicine consultation is the best way to talk to a physician. You can also apply through the state’s portal and receive your card online.

How long is my medical marijuana card valid?

Your medical marijuana card is valid for one year after issuance. So, you must renew your card every year.

Can I grow or sell cannabis plants in West Virginia?

Patients are not allowed to grow their own medical marijuana in West Virginia. It’s also illegal to sell your marijuana. You can only grow cannabis plants if you have received a grower license. Selling cannabis is limited to licensed dispensaries.

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