Medical Marijuana Conditions for West Virginia - Are You Eligible?

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Medical Marijuana Conditions for West Virginia - Qualifying Conditions:

Medical Marijuana Conditions for West Virginia are as follows (Updated February 11, 2020).

QUALIFYING MEDICAL CONDITIONS FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA FOR WEST VIRGINIA

MEDICAL MARIJUANA CONDITIONS FOR WEST VIRGINIA - QUALIFYING CONDITIONS

Senate Bill 386, signed into law on April 19, 2017, by Governor Jim Justice, created the Medical Cannabis Act that allows for cannabis to be used for certified medical use by a West Virginia resident with a serious medical condition and is limited by law to the following forms: pill; oil; topical forms including gels, creams or ointments; a form medically appropriate for administration by vaporization or nebulization, excluding dry leaf or plant form unless dry leaf or plant forms become acceptable under rules adopted by the Bureau for Public Health; tincture; liquid; or dermal patch.

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health, Office of Medical Cannabis is committed to a goal of less than two years for patients with a qualifying medical condition being able to procure quality-tested medical cannabis in West Virginia.

Serious medical condition" means any of the following, as has been diagnosed as part of a patient"s continuing care:

  • Cancer.
  • Positive status for human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immune deficiency syndrome.
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
  • Parkinson"s disease.
  • Multiple sclerosis.
  • Damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity.
  • Epilepsy.
  • Neuropathies.
  • Huntington"s disease.
  • Crohn"s disease.
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • Intractable seizures.
  • Sickle cell anemia.
  • Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain.
  • Terminally ill.

Subject to rules promulgated under this act, medical cannabis may only be dispensed to a patient or caregiver in the following forms:

(A)  Pill;

(B)  Oil;

(C)  Topical forms, including gels, creams or ointments;

(D)  A form medically appropriate for administration by vaporization or nebulization, excluding dry leaf or plant form until dry leaf or plant forms become acceptable under rules adopted by the bureau;

(E)  Tincture;

(F)  Liquid; or

(G) Dermal patch.

Unlawful use of medical cannabis.

(a)  Except as provided in section two of this article, section four of article seven, article thirteen or article fourteen of this chapter, the use of medical cannabis is unlawful and shall, in addition to any other penalty provided by law, be deemed a violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act under chapter sixty-a of this code.

(b)  It shall be unlawful to:

(1)  Smoke medical cannabis.

(2)  Except as provided under subsection (c), incorporate medical cannabis into edible form or sell in edible form.

(3)  Grow medical cannabis unless the grower/processor has received a permit from the bureau under this act.

(4)  Grow or dispense medical cannabis unless authorized as a health care medical cannabis organization under article thirteen of this chapter.

(5)  Dispense medical cannabis unless the dispensary has received a permit from the bureau under this act.

(c)  Edible medical cannabis. — Nothing in this act shall be construed to preclude the incorporation of medical cannabis into edible form by a patient or a caregiver in order to aid ingestion of the medical cannabis by the patient.

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