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CANNABIS IN West Virginia EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

West Virginia Marijuana Laws

  • Marijuana is a Schedule I controlled substance in the state of West Virginia.
  • Federally, cannabis is still in the category of Schedule I Controlled Substances.
  • Simple possession of marijuana in any amount is a misdemeanor punishable by no less than 90 days, or more than six months, and not fined more than one thousand dollars.
  • Sale and Distribution of any kind can result in a felony punishable by no less than one year, no more than five years, imprisonment, and a fine of not more than 15,000 USD.
  • Cultivation in West Virginia will be punished based on the aggregate weight of the plants found.
  • Any person who conducts, finances, manages, supervises, directs, or owns all or part of an illegal drug paraphernalia business is guilty of a misdemeanor and is subject to no more than a 5,000 USD fine or no less than six months and no more than one-year imprisonment.
  • Any person convicted of driving under the influence of recreational cannabis or any felony in the commission of which a motor vehicle is used subject to mandatory driver’s license revocation.

Cannabis Policy Reform Timeline

  • 2016: The West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy published an extensive report on the potential benefits and impacts of cannabis legalization on the economy
  • 2017: Senate Bill 386 was passed to legalize medical marijuana and signed by Governor Justice to establish the state’s medical cannabis program
  • 2018: An advisory board from several medical cannabis organizations recommended adding whole-plant cannabis to the bill
  • 2019: Legislation passed to allow vertical integration of dispensaries and increase their legal number to 100.
  • 2020: Dry leaf, plant form cannabis was added to the medical cannabis act
  • 2021: The first medical dispensary was opened in Morgantown; The Office of Medical Cannabis began allowing qualified patients to register for the medical marijuana program. West Virginia’s economy has benefitted exponentially from cannabis sales.

Possession Limits in WV

  • Recreational possession is prohibited. Medical patients can possess up to a thirty-day supply of their prescribed limit.

Frequently Asked Questions

Medical Patients with the following conditions to apply for a West Virginia medical card:
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • 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
  • Any Terminal illness

West Virginia does not accept out-of-state medical cards at this time. However, there are certain exceptions for terminally ill cancer patients.

That depends on the State you visit; some states accept out-of-state MMJ cards while others do not. We recommend checking local medical cannabis rules and regulations before traveling.

No, medical marijuana patients or caregivers are not permitted to grow their own cannabis in WV.

Public intoxication from substances is illegal in West Virginia. According to the state’s marijuana possession laws, convictions and fines would be given. Possessing even minor amounts of cannabis in leaf or plant form could result in a misdemeanor with up to six months in jail and a 1,000 USD fine.

Helping you apply for a West Virginia medical marijuana card

Our Mission at Leafy DOC is to provide a seamless customer experience, educate people about cannabis, and ultimately help people get an MMJ card quickly and efficiently.


We put our best efforts towards getting you legal access to cannabis products by providing health consultation and an appointment to get your medical marijuana card online.


Our team is here every step of the way to help you learn about cannabis and its medical benefits for your body and mind.

West Virginia law requires all qualified patients to be registered with the State before purchasing medical marijuana products.
Requirements are as follows:
  • A medical marijuana patient must be 18 years of age or older
  • Only patients who can prove West Virginia residency can apply for the medical cannabis program (personal driver’s license, Government ID)
  • West Virginia residents must also have medical records showing a diagnosis that qualifies for medical marijuana cards by a licensed doctor.

Medical cannabis patients in West Virginia can designate a caregiver. There are three types of caregivers:

  • An individual designated by a patient.
  • An individual designated by a parent or legal guardian of a minor, or
  • The Bureau approves an individual upon proving that no parent or legal guardian is appropriate or available.

Caregivers must attend the initial consultation with the patient. There is also a caregiver form that must be filled out and notarized that is submitted with the patient’s application form. A patient can have two caregivers. Caregivers must be 21 years old and can not have been convicted of drug felonies within the past five years.

Visit These West Virginia Hotspots After Getting Your Medical Card

Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry is arguably one of the most popular tourist attractions in the state. It is located at the meeting point of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, with mystical, dense forests throughout the mountains. Due to its location, the small town boasts several interesting historical sights, with plenty of essential Civil War landmarks on display.

Whether you enjoy ziplining, whitewater rafting, or inner tubing, there are loads of fun extracurricular activities in this area. Hiking along the scenic Appalachian Trail is a must if you want to immerse into the local nature fully. While Harpers Ferry is absolutely a tourist attraction, there is a peaceful vibe to the town, with lots for you to enjoy.

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Blackwater Falls State Park

Blackwater Falls State Park is majestic; the flowing waterfall at its heart is undoubtedly the main attraction. The state park is centered around Canaan Valley and Blackwater River, with many beautiful forests and woodlands to explore on both sides.

Trekking through the myriad paths and trails is a magical experience as you pass spectacular viewpoints and glimmering waterfalls. It is well worth camping overnight in the park if you have the opportunity. Fall is an ideal time to visit, as the foliage creates an unforgettable backdrop.

Charleston

Charleston is the largest city in West Virginia and lies where the Elk and Kanawha Rivers meet. The city’s impressive State Capitol building is in a scenic spot overlooking the two rivers. As the region’s commercial, cultural, and administrative center, numerous festivals and events occur here annually.

There are a couple of fascinating museums, such as the Avampato Discovery Museum and the West Virginia State Museum. Charleston also hosts fantastic restaurants, bars, and cafes throughout the city, with many scenic parks and nature spots along the way.

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