Office of Medical Cannabis
Office of Medical Cannabis

Physicians

​​​​​​​Physician Registration and Education

The Office of Medical Cannabis is now accepting physician registrations. The registration application and mandatory four-hour physician education course are available at the following links. No paper option is available. 

To participate in the Medical Cannabis Program, a physician must:
  • Submit an online application to the Bureau for Public Health, Office of Medical Cannabis.
  • Demonstrate by training or expertise that he or she is qualified in treating the applicable serious medical conditions.
  • Successfully complete the required four-hour course established by the Bureau.
  • Hold a valid, unexpired, unrevoked, unsuspended West Virginia license to practice medicine.​

Note: Physician education must be completed before registration.


Pursuant to W. Va. Code R. §64-110-10, the following forms of medical cannabis are currently lawful in West Virginia: pill; oil; topical forms including gels, creams or ointments; a form medically appropriate for administration by vaporization or nebulization; tincture; liquid; dermal patch; and dry leaf or plant form. To request that an additional form of medical cannabis be lawful in West Virginia, please complete this application​ in its entirety.