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Sales of medical cannabis in West Virginia delayed for at least another year

Sales of medical cannabis in West Virginia delayed for at least another year

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 15, 2019

Medical cannabis patients in West Virginia are still waiting to get their hands on plant-based medicines. Despite the fact that legalization was enacted in April of 2017, state lawmakers have left consumers and business owners on tenterhooks as the launch date remains unconfirmed. Cannabis advocacy...

West Virginia House approves medical cannabis banking bill

West Virginia House approves medical cannabis banking bill

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 8, 2019

February was a successful month for West Virginia’s medical cannabis industry. A bill to shield state protections for banks handling medical cannabis revenue was given the green light by the West Virginia House of Delegates. The legislation for medical cannabis banking in West Virginia was introduced by Del. Eric Nelson (R). It grants the state treasurer a chance to initiate...

West Virginia Medical Cannabis Act