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How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in West Virgina

Book An Appointment

Schedule your appointment with DocMJ on a day and time that is convenient for you. This is a no-risk appointment, we provide a 100% money-back guarantee if you do not qualify.

Meet With a Doctor

The State of West Virgina requires that all patients visit a doctor in person to complete the health evaluation. We have thirty offices located across West Virgina. A friendly DocMJ doctor will consult with you and talk about your symptoms, medications, and wellness goals. This is an excellent opportunity to learn how mmj can improve your life.

Get Approved

When approved, you will receive a recommendation for mmj. The physician will upload the recommendation to the West Virgina Department of Health, OMMU. Recommendations are entered into the registry on the same day. In some cases, patients may be able to purchase mmj the same day following their appointment. Your medical card will arrive by mail approximately 10-15 days after you have been certified by the doctor and apply to the State.

Compassionate Marijuana Doctors Serving West Virginia

If you are a patient suffering with a qualifying health condition in West Virginia, DocMJ can help you get started on a journey to better health and wellness. Patients who experience difficult symptoms can explore medical cannabis as part of a doctor-supervised treatment plan to improve their life.

The Medical Cannabis Act was passed in West Virginia and signed into law by Governor Justice in 2017. Medical cannabis is an exciting alternative wellness option for patients living in West Virginia. Thousands of West Virginians are now registered patients with the Office of Medical Cannabis (OMC).

At DocMJ, our physicians are compassionate, friendly, and focused on helping you achieve your wellness goals with medical cannabis. Since 2016, over 400,000 patients across America have trusted DocMJ to help them on their journey to get a medical marijuana card and start living better lives.

We support patients every step of the way and provide educational resources so that you can make an informed choice about medical marijuana and your health.

Book a Telemedicine Appointment


West Virginia residents can schedule a convenient telemedicine appointment with DocMJ. A consultation with a board-certified physician licensed to practice in West Virginia is required to apply for a medical marijuana card. Our physicians take the time to answer any questions you may have about the medical marijuana program in West Virginia and how medical cannabis may improve your life.

Keep in Touch to Learn More About West Virginia Medical Marijuana


Would you like more information about medical cannabis and realizing your personal wellness goals? Subscribe to our newsletter and join our new patient community forum. Chat online and read news about the medical cannabis program in West Virginia.

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section and contact our team at DocMJ if you have any questions before scheduling your appointment. We are here to help.

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See if you Qualify

Try our easy pre-qualification exam to see instantly if you may qualify for a medical marijuana recommendation today!

Under West Virginia law, these conditions are eligible for a medical marijuana card:

Cancer

Human immunodeficiency virus that over time causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

Position status for human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immune deficiency syndrome

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Nervous system disease that weakens muscles and impacts physical function.

Parkinson’s disease

A disorder of the central nervous system that affects movement, often including tremors.

Multiple sclerosis

A disease in which the immune system eats away at the protective covering of nerves.

Damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity 

Epilepsy

A transient occurrence of signs and/or symptoms of seizures due to abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain.

Neuropathies

Huntington’s disease

An inherited condition in which nerve cells in the brain break down over time.

Crohn’s disease

A chronic inflammatory bowel disease that affects the lining of the digestive tract.

Post-traumatic stress disorder

Intractable seizures

A transient occurrence of signs and/or symptoms of seizures due to abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain.

Sickle cell anemia

A group of disorders that cause red blood cells to become misshapen and break down.

Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain

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​

Additionally, West Virginia law allows a physician to certify patients for a medical marijuana card after diagnosing them with “other medical conditions of the same class”.

Our Trusted Medical Doctors

richard arnold, np

Richard Arnold, NP

Richard Arnold, NP

Licensed in the State of West Virginia, Massachusetts
Internal & Family Medicine
Medical School Education:
MSN, FNP, Simmons University, Boston, MA
Residensy / Post Graduate:
Cambridge Hospital, MA

joseph dipietro, md

Joseph DiPietro, MD

Joseph DiPietro, MD

Licensed in the State of West Virginia, Florida, Colorado, Hawaii, Michigan, Louisiana, Connecticut, Nevada, Arizona
Internal Medicine
Medical School Education:
Mercer University School of Medicine, Savannah, GA
Residensy / Post Graduate:
Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do You Apply for a West Virginia Medical Cannabis Card?

All patients can apply for a medical cannabis card if they suffer from one or more qualifying health conditions. Patients under the age of eighteen (18) years need a caregiver or legal guardian to register with them.

According to the West Virginia Office of Medical Cannabis (OMC), this is the procedure for getting your medical card:

  • Schedule an appointment with a registered physician.
  • When the marijuana doctor approves you, you will receive your Physician’s Certification for Qualified Patients form. This is required before you may apply for your West Virginia medical marijuana card.

You must apply for your medical card in the OMC registration portal. Click ‘Register’ in the top right of the portal to create your patient profile, complete your registration, and pay for your West Virginia medical marijuana card.

What Are the Health Conditions for Medical Cannabis in West Virginia?

If you are a patient who suffers from one (or more) of the following qualifying health conditions, you are eligible to apply for your West Virginia medical marijuana card:

  • ​​Cancer
  • HIV/AIDS
  • 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 (PTSD)
  • Intractable Seizures
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain
  • Terminal illness (compassionate care) that is defined as a medical prognosis of life expectancy of approximately one year or less

What is the minimum age requirement for medical cannabis patients in West Virginia?

Anyone can apply for a West Virginia medical cannabis card if they suffer from one or more qualifying health conditions. Patients under the age of eighteen (18) years need a caregiver or legal guardian to register with them.

What kind of identification do I need to provide?

To have your West Virginia medical card issued, you must provide a few pieces of information and a photo. Here is what you will need:

  • A digital photo (similar to a passport picture).
  • Government-issued photo identification (driver’s license or passport).
  • Proof of residency in West Virginia (utility bill, voter registration, or similar).

If you request a financial hardship waiver of the registration fee, you must provide proof of income or eligibility for support benefits at or below 200% of the federal poverty level.

How much medical cannabis can I legally possess in West Virginia?

Patients with a West Virginia medical cannabis card can legally purchase and possess up to a thirty (30) day supply of medical cannabis products. The amount of cannabis provided every thirty days is decided upon by the recommending physician.

What kind of medical marijuana can I buy in West Virginia?

Patients with a West Virginia medical cannabis card can purchase topical creams, gels and ointments, cannabis flower, dermal patches, tinctures, capsules, and oils for vaporization.

How long does it take to get a West Virginia medical marijuana card?

Patients can expect to receive an email notification 30-60 days after paying the registration fee and applying for a medical card. If there are any errors in the application, the OMC will ask patients to resubmit their application. There is no need to create a new patient profile, simply update your application and resubmit it through the patient portal.

Is CBD legal in West Virginia?

West Virginia currently permits hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) products with 0.3% or less THC content. There is no restriction on how much CBD patients can legally possess.

How often do I have to renew my West Virginia medical card?

The medical marijuana card in West Virginia must be renewed every twelve months (once per year) for the patient to purchase or possess medical cannabis legally. Patients using medical cannabis for temporary symptoms and health conditions can request a shorter duration.

How much does a West Virginia medical marijuana card cost?

There are two fees to apply for a medical marijuana card in West Virginia. The first is the appointment fee for the physician. DocMJ provides patient appointments for $139. We offer discounts to American military veterans.

The second fee is $50, payable to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. The registration fee is the same for adult patients, minors, and caregivers.

Can I get a medical card if I am on probation?

Yes, West Virginia does not restrict citizens on probation from accessing medical cannabis if they are qualified patients. However, individuals must get permission from their probation supervisor (or parole officer) before applying for a medical card.

Does health insurance cover medical marijuana in West Virginia?

Currently, health insurance does not provide coverage for physician appointments or medical cannabis products for patients. Medical marijuana is also not eligible for reimbursement with a health savings account (HSA), flexible spending account (FSA), or health reimbursement arrangement (HRA).