West Virginia Medical Marijuana Law

Status

 

Not Yet Operational

Law Signed:

2016

QUALIFYING CONDITIONS

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Cancer
  • Crohn’s disease
  • HIV/AIDS
  • 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 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 DISPENSARIES

Yes

STATE-LICENSED DISPENSARIES OPERATIONAL

Not until 2019

CAREGIVERS

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

ESTIMATED NUMBER OF REGISTERED PATIENTS

  • N/A

RECIPROCITY

Yes, but only for terminally ill cancer patients