West Virginia’s medical marijuana board plans to recommend to state lawmakers that patients who have met certain requirements be able to buy smokable forms of marijuana.
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Medical cannabis cards in the Mountain State won’t see the light of day until July 1, 2019, but it appears prospective patients might have an easier time finding a West Virginia medical cannabis doctor.
MORGANTOWN, W.V., Dec. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau for Public Health will hold a meeting of the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Advisory Board at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, December 14, at West Virginia University’s National Research for Coal and Energy facility in Morgantown.
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West Virginia medical marijuana may not be a reality for another two years, but state regulators are ready to start calculating the supply and demand needs of Mountain State patients.
CHARLESTON, W.V., Oct. 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health (BPH) today announced a medical cannabis public online survey to gather information from patients who may be interested in obtaining medical cannabis.
Washington, D.C., isn’t a large market for the cannabis industry, but it could be very influential with regards to legalization. It turns out that quite a few cannabis buyers are government employees, according to new research.
While the West Virginia medical cannabis industry has another two years until its program is implemented, a delegation of legislators and business leaders traveled to Colorado to get a head start and study the Centennial State’s medical cannabis system.
CHARLESTON, W.V., Aug. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health will hold the first meeting of the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Advisory Board on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the University of Charleston’s Erma Byrd Gallery.
On April 19, 2017, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice signed Senate Bill 386, also known as the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Act, legalizing medical cannabis as a treatment option for patients suffering from one of several qualifying conditions.
CHARLESTON, W.Va., April 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Governor Jim Justice signed the Medical Cannabis Act (Senate Bill 386). The Governor was joined for the bill signing by two of the initiative’s primary supporters, Senator Richard Ojeda (D-Logan) and Delegate Mike Pushkin (D-Kanawha), as well as Senator Mike Woelfel (D-Cabell) and Dr. Rahul Gupta the State Health Officer and Commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Resources’ Bureau for Public Health.
On April 6, 2017, the West Virginia legislature approved Senate Bill 386, a bill legalizing medical marijuana in the state.
CHARLESTON, W. VA., April 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A medical marijuana bill received final approval in the West Virginia Legislature on Thursday and is headed to the desk of Gov. Jim Justice.
On April 6, 2017, the West Virginia Senate voted to approve changes made to Senate Bill 386, a measure which would legalize medical marijuana in the state.
West Virginia’s House voted Tuesday to legalize doctor-prescribed marijuana to treat certain medical conditions following Senate passage of a similar measure last week.
Medical marijuana may soon be coming to the Mountain State. On March 29, 2017, the West Virginia Senate voted to approve Senate Bill 386, a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in the state.
On Aug. 18, 2016, the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy announced that it had released a report that examines how marijuana legalization could affect the state’s budget, prison system and chronically ill.
CHARLESTON, W.VA., Aug. 18, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Legislation has been introduced in West Virginia for years to either legalize medical marijuana or reduce the criminal penalties for marijuana possession. What would it mean to the state if it were to modernize its marijuana laws?
Supporting a legitimate industry sometimes takes shutting down the dark side. The Department of Justice has made preventing illegal marijuana cultivation on tribal and public lands one of its top enforcement priorities.