West Virginia Medical Marijuana Card

In order to purchase and use cannabis for health problems, all patients must get a legal West Virginia medical marijuana card.

 

Join thousands of medical cannabis patients nationwide who have chosen Green Health Docs as their medical cannabis physicians.

 

We offer risk-free MMJ card certification. If you don’t qualify, we refund 100% of your money.


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You must be a resident in the state of West Virginia.

At this time, the State of West Virginia will not be allowing out of state patients to become certified for medical marijuana.

AGE REQUIREMENTS:

There is no age requirement for a West Virginia medical marijuana card. Patients 18 years of age or older can become a patient easily but patients under 18 require a parent or guardian caregiver.

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Qualifying Conditions

To qualify, you will need to be diagnosed with a debilitating condition as defined by the state. These include:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Position status for human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immune deficiency syndrome
  • Cancer
  • Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Epilepsy
  • Neuropathies
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Neuro-Bechet’s autoimmune disease
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Seizures (including those characteristic of Epilepsy)
  • Sickle Cell anemia
  • Spinal cord injury is damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity
  • Terminal illness that is defined as a medical prognosis of life expectancy of approximately one year or less if the illness runs its normal course.
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Gather Documentation (ID & Medical)

To get certified for your medical marijuana card you will need a West Virginia Driver’s License, State ID, or U.S. Passport. If your License or State ID DOES NOT HAVE your current West Virginia address you will need to provide 2 proofs of West Virginia residency such as pay stubs, bank statements, utility bills, credit card statements etc.

You must NOT be an active duty law enforcement officer, correctional officer, correctional probation officer, firefighter or hold a school bus permit or Commercial Driver’s License.

In addition, our providers require some form of medical proof of your condition. Proof includes ANY of the following:

  • pill bottles
  • prescriptions
  • medical records
  • office visit notes
  • letter/note from your doctor
  • X-ray (radiographic) reports that clearly state your name and the condition/injury

If you have any questions, our support team can help. Just give them a call at 1-877-242-0362.

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Get Evaluated

**providers will begin issuing certifications starting early winter 2021

Once you are set with your medical documentation, you need to have your in-clinic evaluation with one of our licensed West Virginia medical marijuana providers. This appointment usually lasts no more than 15-20 minutes. The provider will review your medical documentation and speak to you about your current medical conditions. A determination will be made on if and how medical cannabis can help your medical condition. If our provider feels that you could benefit from medical cannabis he/she will issue a written certification.

Your written certification will last for one year and can be renewed every year after.

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Submit Your Application

Once you obtain your completed written certification from one of our licensed providers, you will need to submit an online application to the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Commission.

There is a $50 fee to apply and the approval will last one year as well.

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Patient Resources

Here are a few important resources for patients (or family of patients) hoping to obtain an West Virginia medical marijuana card or learn more about medical cannabis:

Age & Residency Requirements

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You must be a resident in the state of West Virginia.

At this time, the State of West Virginia will not be allowing out of state patients to become certified for medical marijuana.

AGE REQUIREMENTS:

There is no age requirement for a West Virginia medical marijuana card. Patients 18 years of age or older can become a patient easily but patients under 18 require a parent or guardian caregiver.

Qualifying Conditions

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Qualifying Conditions

To qualify, you will need to be diagnosed with a debilitating condition as defined by the state. These include:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Position status for human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immune deficiency syndrome
  • Cancer
  • Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Epilepsy
  • Neuropathies
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Neuro-Bechet’s autoimmune disease
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Seizures (including those characteristic of Epilepsy)
  • Sickle Cell anemia
  • Spinal cord injury is damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity
  • Terminal illness that is defined as a medical prognosis of life expectancy of approximately one year or less if the illness runs its normal course.

Medical Documentation

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Gather Documentation (ID & Medical)

To get certified for your medical marijuana card you will need a West Virginia Driver’s License, State ID, or U.S. Passport. If your License or State ID DOES NOT HAVE your current West Virginia address you will need to provide 2 proofs of West Virginia residency such as pay stubs, bank statements, utility bills, credit card statements etc.

You must NOT be an active duty law enforcement officer, correctional officer, correctional probation officer, firefighter or hold a school bus permit or Commercial Driver’s License.

In addition, our providers require some form of medical proof of your condition. Proof includes ANY of the following:

  • pill bottles
  • prescriptions
  • medical records
  • office visit notes
  • letter/note from your doctor
  • X-ray (radiographic) reports that clearly state your name and the condition/injury

If you have any questions, our support team can help. Just give them a call at 1-877-242-0362.

Get Evaluated

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Get Evaluated

**providers will begin issuing certifications starting early winter 2021

Once you are set with your medical documentation, you need to have your in-clinic evaluation with one of our licensed West Virginia medical marijuana providers. This appointment usually lasts no more than 15-20 minutes. The provider will review your medical documentation and speak to you about your current medical conditions. A determination will be made on if and how medical cannabis can help your medical condition. If our provider feels that you could benefit from medical cannabis he/she will issue a written certification.

Your written certification will last for one year and can be renewed every year after.

Submit Your Application

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Submit Your Application

Once you obtain your completed written certification from one of our licensed providers, you will need to submit an online application to the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Commission.

There is a $50 fee to apply and the approval will last one year as well.

Patient Resources

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Patient Resources

Here are a few important resources for patients (or family of patients) hoping to obtain an West Virginia medical marijuana card or learn more about medical cannabis:

Call or text Green Health Docs at 1-877-242-0362 to schedule your appointment to come see a cannabis certified doctor in West Virginia.

West Virginia Medical Marijuana Card Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What are the qualifying medical conditions?

A: You must be diagnosed with one of the following debilitating health conditions as defined by the state to qualify:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Position status for human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immune deficiency syndrome
  • Cancer
  • Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Epilepsy
  • Neuropathies
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Neuro-Bechet’s autoimmune disease
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Seizures (including those characteristic of Epilepsy)
  • Sickle Cell anemia
  • Spinal cord injury is damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity
  • Terminal illness that is defined as a medical prognosis of life expectancy of approximately one year or less if the illness runs its normal course.

Q: How do I set up an appointment with a registered medical marijuana provider in West Virginia?

A: You can schedule an appointment directly through our website using the online scheduling feature above or give us a call/text at 1-877-242-0362 and one of our friendly staff members will coordinate a date and time for you to get evaluated by a registered medical marijuana provider in West Virginia.

 

Q: What do I need to provide for the evaluation and what is the cost?

A: You will need a valid West Virginia Driver’s License, State ID Card, or Passport. If your ID does not have your current West Virginia address you will need two proofs of West Virginia residency such as utility bills, bank statements, pay stubs, etc. You will also need proof of your medical condition. Proof can include medical records, pill bottles, x-ray reports, prescriptions, doctor’s notes, etc. The evaluation fee is $200.

 

Q: How long is my certification and ID card valid for the West Virginia Cannabis program?

A: Your registration identification card and your providers certification are both good for one year and can be easily renewed every year after.

 

Q: Will patients’ registration status be made available to the public?

A: No, you are protected under HIPAA Laws so only you and the provider who certifies you will know that you are an West Virginia cannabis patient.

 

Q: Can veterans obtain medical cannabis in West Virginia?

A: Yes! Veterans are eligible to be a part of the program

 

Q: Will insurance cover the fees involved with the MMJ programs?

A: Unfortunately, no. This is because cannabis is still illegal at a federal level.

 

Q: Am I allowed to grow medical cannabis in West Virginia?

A: Not at this time. Registered patients will need to obtain medical cannabis from one of the state-licensed dispensaries.

 

Q: Where are the dispensaries located?

A: Dispensaries will be located throughout the state. You will start to see Dispensaries pop up in early Spring 2021

 

Q: How much marijuana will I be able to purchase and possess as a qualified, registered West Virginia cannabis patient?

A: Registered patients will be able to purchase and possess up to a 30 day supply.

 

Q: What is a caregiver?

A: A caregiver is a person age 21 or older who is selected by the qualifying patient as someone who is authorized to obtain and possess medical marijuana from state-licensed dispensaries on behalf of the patient.

 

Q: What are the qualifications to become a caregiver?

A: To become a Caregiver for the medical marijuana program in West Virginia, you must:

  • Be 21 years of age or older.
  • Be a West Virginia resident (Must have IL Driver’s License, State ID or Passport along with proof of IL Residency).
  • Register online with the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Commission.

 

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