QuickMedCards is here to make sure every West Virginian suffering from a serious illness gets their medical marijuana card fast and easily.
It has been a long wait for the residents of West Virginia to be able to register for the WV medical marijuana program and get their medical card. And, finally, on February 3, 2021, patients could register for the state’s cannabis program.
All you have to do is tell us a bit about yourself and we’ll take care of the rest. Once you’ve registered with us, you can go ahead and schedule your video appointment. It’s that easy!
Speak with our licensed doctor
Sign up to book your online consultation today. All of our doctors in West Virginia are licensed to certify patients for medical marijuana.
Once you get approved by our doctor, your Signed verification is available for instant PDF download.
Receive your Medical Marijuana Card
With your marijuana recommendation, you will be ready to submit your application to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR).
Benefits of QuickMedCards
What You Receive
1 Year MMJ Recommendation
24/7 Dispensary Verification
Instant PDF Download
Includes State Paperwork Fee
Our prices include the State Paperwork Fee that other providers usually charge for separately. Other fees that a patient must pay directly to the government must be paid by the patient.
Office of Medical Cannabis
Getting your WV medical marijuana card
1. Sign up with QuickMedCards
Signing up with us is an easy process. First, you fill out the information fields that include your medical condition, current medication, personal, contact, and location information.
Next, you will land on a sign-up page where you can set up your account with your email and a password.
Once you’ve completed this step, proceed to upload your West Virginia driver’s license or WV ID plus your medical records.
2. Book an online medical evaluation with a marijuana doctor in West Virginia
After creating your account, proceed to book an appointment with one of our qualified marijuana doctors in WV. Pick a time that works well for you and confirm your appointment by paying at the checkout page. With that complete, all you have to do is wait for your online medical marijuana evaluation.
3. Get your completed physician certification form
If approved, you will receive your signed and completed physician certification minutes after your appointment in your email. Should the doctor deny your request for cannabis treatment, you will get an email with their decision. Nonetheless, we are well known for our high approval rate.
4. Complete your WV medical marijuana card application
Creating an account with the West Virginia Office of Medical Cannabis is a very direct process.
- Head to West Virginia Medical Cannabis Portal and fill out all the required details.
- Submit an online application with the required fee of $50
Make sure you enter all your information correctly since you can’t change it after registration. Soon, you will receive an email from the WV Office of Medical Cannabis which you will need to click to verify your registration. Should the email be missing from your normal inbox folder, double-check in your spam or trash folder.
With your account, you can now make your application for the West Virginia medical marijuana card. Be sure to complete all the required fields. Also, have your documents ready to upload, for instance, your physician recommendation, WV ID, or WV driver’s license.
If your address isn’t accurately represented in your ID or driver’s license, you must upload proof of your current WV residency. For example, a utility bill, financial statement, lease agreement, or any authentic document showing your name and address.
Since the West Virginia medical marijuana program is relatively fresh, it’s unclear how long it will take to receive your WV medical marijuana card. But, 30-60 days is a reasonable time to get your MMJ card.
With your West Virginia medical marijuana card you can buy medical cannabis from any licensed marijuana dispensary in WV and use your medicine legally.
Physician Appointment and Consultation
Our medical cannabis doctors can help you figure out if MMJ treatment is the best solution for your health and well-being while giving you all of the information and reassurance you need.
After you complete your registration with us, you can book your online medical marijuana evaluation immediately. Then, sit back and relax while you wait.
We will send you a text and email 10 minutes before your appointment with a link that you will use for a video call with your doctor. Remember, because of the convenience of telemedicine you can get certified for your West Virginia medical marijuana card in the comfort of your home.
Doxy is the platform we use for telehealth consultations since it’s a simple, free, and secure service for medical appointments. It’s important that your mobile phone, laptop, or tablet has a camera and is connected to a reliable internet source to avoid any disruptions.
During your appointment, you and your doctor will discuss how medical marijuana may be beneficial for your treatment. Even if the appointment takes about 10 minutes, feel free to ask your doctor any question you might have about your cannabis treatment.
Our physician’s mmj health and medication recommendations are valid for 1 year following consultation.
West Virginia - Qualifying Conditions
All residents of the state are eligible for medical cannabis as long as they have a serious medical condition. This includes conditions such as:
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
- Huntington’s disease
- Intractable seizures
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
- Crohn’s disease
- Multiple sclerosis (MS)
- Parkinson’s disease
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Sickle cell anemia
- Terminal illness
- Deterioration to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity
- Serious chronic or intractable pain, or severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic source
Program Requirements & Patient Eligibility
To qualify for the West Virginia medical marijuana program you must meet these conditions:
- Be a resident of West Virginia
- Be at least 18 years old to apply.
- You must also be suffering from one of the 15 medical conditions listed above and have a physician certification to support this.
What documents do I need to submit?
- A complete physician certification
- Your West Virginia driver’s license, WV ID, and proof of residency.
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How to renew your west Virginia medical marijuana card
Please note – Your West Virginia medical marijuana recommendation is only valid for 1 year from the date of issue.
After that time, you will need to be re-evaluated by one of our licensed cannabis doctors. The renewal process is almost the same as the initial application process.
Log into your QuickMedCards account, book and attend your online consultation, and receive your physician recommendation.
Next, log in and renew your application in the West Virginia Office of Medical Cannabis Portal.
Rest assured, you don’t have to worry your license expiring. When it’s time to renew your license, you’ll receive an email reminder from us before your patient certification and expires.
Important – If you are a caregiver, your Registry ID is only valid for the same period as your patient’s medical marijuana card. When your patient’s card expires, they will need to get a new certification from their doctor. After your patient has successfully renewed their med card, you will need to renew your registry card as well. You need to make sure that you have a valid Registry ID card when buying from a dispensary.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is weed legal in West Virginia?
The West Virginia Medical Cannabis Act signed into law by Governor Jim Justice in 2017 legalized medical marijuana in West Virginia. Recreational marijuana is still illegal in West Virginia nonetheless.
Can I apply for the West Virginia medical marijuana card online?
Yes. West Virginia allows for telemedicine for medical marijuana certification. This means that you can get your physician certification from the comfort of your home through QuickMedCards and apply for your WV medical marijuana card online as well.
How much does it cost to get the West Virginia medical marijuana card?
Patients must pay a consultation fee to get the physician certification from their doctor. This usually costs around $180-$250 with other providers, but patients who book their appointment with us pay only $149 instead. Undeniably the lowest price in the state.
In addition, the state registration fee for the West Virginia medical marijuana card is $50.
What happens during my evaluation for the medical marijuana card?
Yes, you will video call with our marijuana practitioner on Doxy, which is a free, simple, and secure telemedicine service. The best way to video call with a healthcare provider.
Firstly, we text you a secure video call link a few minutes before your consultation. During the video call, you and the doctor will discuss how medical marijuana could be beneficial for your treatment. It should take about 15 minutes.
If the doctor approves, you will receive your signed physician certificate form at the end of your appointment.
* Please note that your computer or mobile device must have a camera and a stable internet connection during the appointment.
To avoid any issues during your appointment, ensure that your device is ready by doing a test call with the link: https://doxy.me/precall-test.
Is medical marijuana now available in WV?
At the moment medical marijuana is not yet available in West Virginia. However, since the official intruduction of the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Program on February 3rd 2021, the Bureau has announced the approval of 100 new dispensaries all across the state, which are soon to be opening.
When will the cannabis program roll out in West Virginia?
The West Virginia Medical Cannabis Program started their rollout on February 3, 2021, when qualified patients were finally able to start to registering as patients.
Can you buy CBD in West Virginia?
Yes. Hemp-extracted CBD is legal in West Virginia. In fact, Industrial Hemp was legalized in West Virginia back in 2002 through the passage of the Industrial Hemp Development Act. The act defines industrial hemp as all parts and varieties of the hemp plant containing no more than 1% of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol). CBD products containing more than 1% of THC are only available to patients with a valid West Virginia medical marijuana card.
Also, patients who get their certification from QuickMedCards get $30 worth of pure CBD oil from InstacraftCBD.com.
Where can I buy medical marijuana in West Virginia?
Patients with a valid West Virginia medical marijuana card can buy their medicine from any of the state-licensed dispensaries in WV. Here is a list of the 100 approved dispensaries and their locations that are expected to be operational soon.
Are there medical marijuana dispensaries in West Virginia?
In actuality, since 2017 when the Medical Cannabis Act passed, qualified patients were only able to register for the program for the first time on 3rd February 2021. At the moment, there are no medical marijuana dispensaries operational in West Virginia. Despite the delay, the Bureau has approved dispensary licenses for 100 new dispensaries that will be operational soon.
What forms of medical marijuana are allowed in West Virginia?
Medical marijuana in West Virginia is only available in the following forms:
- Topical forms such as ointments, creams, and gels
- Dermal patches
- A form medically disbursed by vaporization or nebulization, excluding dry leaf or plant form
How much medical marijuana can I buy from West Virginia dispensaries?
You can buy a 30-day supply of medical marijuana from any WV dispensary. You can replenish your 30-day stock of medical cannabis when you have a 7-day supply remaining.
Can I grow marijuana for personal use after I get my WV medical marijuana card?
No, patients cannot cultivate medical cannabis even with a valid WV MMJ card.
Can patients under 18 diagnosed with a serious medical condition qualify for medical marijuana in West Virginia?
Yes, qualified patients under 18 may qualify for medical marijuana in WV with their parents’ or legal guardians’ consent. Moreover, their parents or legal guardians must register as caregivers.
Who is a designated caregiver and how many can I have?
A caregiver is an individual designated by a qualified patient or an individual recognized to care for a patient under 18 to deliver medical cannabis. You can have at most 2 caregivers at a time.
Do I need a caregiver card to buy medical cannabis for my child?
Yes. Parents or guardians of qualified patients under 18 must register as caregivers to buy and possess marijuana on behalf of their children.
Can a WV caregiver have more than one patient?
Yes, registered caregivers can serve up to five patients.
Where do I find pot doctors in West Virginia?
Simply sign up with QuickMedCards to have access to qualified medical marijuana doctors in West Virginia.
Is my personal information kept private?
Yes. All information obtained by the Bureau linked to patients, caregivers, and all other applicants is confidential and not subject to public disclosure. Also, QuickMedCards is HIPAA compliant, as a result, all your data is secure and private.
West Virginia places to visit after treatment
Medical cannabis is a miraculous drug. You will realize that most of your suffering will slowly dissipate into a distant memory and you will have more energy and more optimism than you used to. Naturally, you start to relish your life by doing the things you used to enjoy or even try out new experiences. West Virginia is a trip for a medical marijuana patient given all the interesting sites to see and activities it has to offer. Here are a few places we recommend you visit after your medication; we’re confident you’ll enjoy them.
Stop by the New River Gorge National Park in Glen Jean, WV
Recently congress upgraded this majestic landscape from a National River to a National Park and Preserve. A trip to the New River Gorge National Park will reward you with spectacular views of the mountains, valleys, the New River, and the New River Gorge Bridge which is a stunning fete of architecture. With great viewpoints and intimate waterfalls, you will definitely appreciate the beauty of nature and experience more or less a revival. If you seek an adrenaline rush, whitewater rafting is a must-do. Hiking may sound tiresome but the trails are actually very easy to maneuver and so many scenic surprises await you. Ensure you carry your camera to snap your beautiful memories. Also, if you have dogs, be sure to bring them along, they will certainly enjoy the trip.
Treat yourself at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, WV
Seldom do we recommend a five-star hotel visit after taking your medication, yet The Greenbrier is an exception. Everything from the grandiose entry, to the pristine landscaping and the elegance it offers, is an experience to savor. This resort is like a step back in time and the comfort, friendliness of the staff and many activities the resort has to offer is phenomenal. If you decide to visit make sure you take advantage of all the amenities this amazing resort has to offer; you will find a new experience in each one.
Head to the Mothman Museum in Point Pleasant, WV
Possibly the most interesting place West Virginia has to offer — especially if you’re interested in cryptid and otherworldly things. Before you make the trip though, we recommend watching the movie titled “The Mothman Prophecies” just after taking your medicine. The history, art, movie props, and scripts from the movie make the Mothman Museum a very compelling place to be and explore. Also, make sure you get a souvenir from the cool gift shop for your memories.