CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — In June, the West Virginia Office of Medical Cannabis will host several public sign-up events for medical cannabis patients.

At the events, the Office of Medical Cannabis will assist patients with the electronic application process to acquire​ a medical cannabis patient card.

The dates and times of each event are listed below.

LewisburgFairfield Inn & Suites
273 Coleman Drive, Lewisburg, WV 24901
June 22, 20229 a.m. to 4 p.m.
SummersvilleHampton Inn
5400 W. Webster Road, Summersville, WV 26651
June 23, 2022 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
LoganHoliday Inn & Suites
101 George Kostas Drive, Logan, WV 25601
June 27, 20229 a.m. to 4 p.m.
New MartinsvilleHoliday Inn Express
1202 WV-2, New Martinsville, WV 26155
June 29, 20229 a.m. to 4 p.m.
GlenvilleGlenville Inn
61 Development Drive, Glenville, WV 26351
June 30, 20229 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Information courtesy of the Office of Medical Cannabis.

For more information on the sign-up events, contact the Office of Medical Cannabis by phone at (304) 356-5090 or email

How to get a medical cannabis card in West Virginia:

Documents needed:

  • High-quality digital photo of a passport;
  • Photo ID, such as a driver’s license;
  • Proof of West Virginia residency. View the list of acceptable documentation here;
  • Copy of the completed Patient Certification form provided to you by your physician.

Conditions that qualify:

  • Cancer;
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or immune deficiency syndrome;
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis;
  • Parkinson’s disease;
  • Multiple sclerosis;
  • Damage to the spinal cord tissue with neurological signs of intractable spasticity;
  • Epilepsy;
  • Neuropathies;
  • Huntington’s disease;
  • Crohn’s disease;
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD);
  • Uncontrollable seizures;
  • Sickle cell anemia;
  • Severe, chronic or unmanageable pain (including pain of neuropathic origin);
  • Terminal illness with a life expectancy of approximately one year or less.

Other important information:

  • Patients must be 18 and over. Minors may qualify if a caregiver applies on their behalf.
  • Cards expire after one year for patients who registered after October 1, 2021.
  • Patients can request a fee waiver​ based on financial hardship (income below 200% of the federal poverty level). They must provide acceptable proof of income, such as W-2, recent pay stubs, proof of benefit eligibility, etc.
  • Applications will be reviewed within 30 to 60 days, and patients will receive an email regarding the status of their application. 
    • If an application is denied, the patient will be informed of the reason. If an application needs a correction, it will be rejected and sent back to be corrected and resubmitted.

Click here for more information on how to get a West Virginia Medical Cannabis card.