Office of Medical Cannabis
Office of Medical Cannabis

Advisory Board

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Advisory Board​ Upcoming Meetings​​​​​​

The next Medical Cannabis Advisory Board meeting will be September 8, 2022, noon to 1:30 pm.  This will be a hybid meeting allowing attendance in person and virtually. The location will be the Capitol Complex, Building 7, 2nd floor - Regents Room. To request access to the live meeting for public comment, please email medcanwv@wv.gov. The meeting agenda will be available at a later date. A recording will be available on YouTube soon after conclusion of the meeting and written public comment may be submitted to medcanwv@wv.gov.


Upcoming Workgroup Meetings

The Health and Medical Workgroup will be meeting Tuesday, August 16, 2022 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm.
To request access to the live meeting for public comment, please email medcanwv@wv.gov
A recording will be available on YouTube  soon after conclusion of the meeting. Written public comments may be submitted to  medcanwv@wv.gov


Medical Cannabis Advisory Board

The Medical Cannabis Act established the Medical Cannabis Advisory Board within the Bureau for Public Health. The Board has the following duties:

  • Examine and analyze the statutory and regulatory law relating to medical cannabis within this state.
  • Examine and analyze the law and events in other states and the nation with respect to medical cannabis. 
  • ​Accept and review written comments from individuals and organizations about medical cannabis.
  • Issue written report to the Governor, the Senate and the House of Delegates that includes recommendations on:
    • ​​Whether there should be changes to the types of medical professionals who can issue certifications to patients.
    • Whether to change, add or reduce the types of medical conditions which qualify as serious medical conditions.
    • Whether to change the form of medical cannabis permitted.
    • Whether to change, add​ or reduce the number of growers, processors or dispensaries.
    • How to ensure affordable patient access to medical cannabis.
    • Whether to permit medical cannabis to be dispensed in dry leaf or plant form for administration by vaporization.​

​Past Meetings

  • 6-16-2022 virtual meeting of the Medical Cannabis Advisory Board | Recording​
  • 6-1-2022 virtual meeting of the Medical Cannabis Advisory Board Policy and Program Workgroup | Recording​
  • ​3-17-2022 virtual meeting of the Medical Cannabis Advisory Board | Recording​ 
  • 3-2-2022 virtual meeting of the Medical Cannabis Advisory Board Policy and Procedure Workgroup Recording
  • 12-16-2021 virtual meeting of the Medical Cannabis Advisory Board | Recording​​
  • 12-8-2021 virtual meeting of the Medical Cannabis Advisory Board Health and Medical Workgroup​ | Recording​
  • 12-1-2021 virtual meeting of the Medical Cannabis Advisory Board Program and Policy Workgroup​ | Recording
  • 9-2​3-2021 virtual meeting of the Medical Cannabis Advisory Board | Agenda ​​​