West Virginia

WV DHHR, other offices announce successful applications for cannabis grower permits – WVVA TV

CHARLESTON, W. Va. (WVVA) – Yesterday, October 2nd, the WV DHHR, the Bureau for Public Health, and the Office of Medical Cannabis (OMC) announced the successful applicants for medical cannabis grower permits in the Mountain State. The permit holders will cultivate medical cannabis plants before sending them to be processed and transformed into allowable forms for patient use. The allowable forms for patients include: Pill Oil Topical (This includes gel, cream, ointments) Plant form for vaporization/nebulization Tincture Liquid Dermal Patch The following are the permit recipients: Mountaineer Holding, LLC in Belle, Kanawha County Harvest Care Medical, LLC in Kearneysville, Jefferson […]

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Harvest Care Medical 'excited' to enter medical cannabis marketplace in West Virginia; may eventually locate grow facility in Harrison County – WV News

KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. (WV News) — Harvest Care Medical, one of the eight companies issued cultivation licenses for West Virginia’s journey into the medical cannabis marketplace, is excited to move forward with this first stage, according to Dustin Freas, one of the principals of the business. Freas’ father, Williams Freas, is the CEO of Harvest Care Medical, which earned a license to operate a cultivation site in Kearneysville, Jefferson County. They have also been working to potentially locate a site in Harrison County, outside of Bridgeport. “We’re excited and ready to go to work,” Dustin Freas said by phone Friday after […]

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Upshur County businesses to receive medical cannabis grower permits – WV News

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WV News) – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health, Office of Medical Cannabis (OMC) announced the successful applicants for medical cannabis grower permits Friday, including two from Upshur County. The permits in Upshur County were issued to Buckhannon Grow, LLC and Armory Pharmaceutical, Inc both of Buchkannon These permit holders will cultivate medical cannabis plants before sending them for processing into allowable forms for patient use. The allowable forms for patient use include: Pill, Oil, Topical (including gel, cream and ointments), Plant form for Vaporization/Nebulization, Tincture, Liquid, and Dermal Patch. This […]

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West Virginia House Candidates Pledge To Bring 'Nation's Strongest Cannabis Bill' If Elected – Marijuana Moment

Standing before a field of thigh-high hemp plants last week, a pair of candidates running for seats in the West Virginia House of Delegates previewed a marijuana legalization bill they plan to introduce if elected in November. Rusty Williams and Chris Yeager, Democrats running in West Virginia House Districts 35 and 14, respectively, announced the planned legislation, titled “The Normalization of Cannabis Act,” in a video streamed Friday on Facebook from Yeager’s hemp farm in Mason County. “I think that this bill is a great draft,” said Yeager, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and owner of Appalachian Cannabis Co., which […]

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West Virginia House Candidates Pledge To Bring ‘Nation’s Strongest Cannabis Bill’ If Elected

News By Marijuana Moment Posted on September 24, 2020 Rusty Williams and Chris Yeager announced the planned legislation Standing before a field of thigh-high hemp plants last week, a pair of candidates running for seats in the West Virginia House of Delegates previewed a marijuana legalization bill they plan to introduce if elected in November. Rusty Williams and Chris Yeager, Democrats running in West Virginia House Districts 35 and 14, respectively, announced the planned legislation, titled “The Normalization of Cannabis Act,” in a video streamed Friday on Facebook from Yeager’s hemp farm in Mason County. “I think that this bill […]

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West Virginia Congressional Candidates Promise to Legalize Weed If Elected in November

Image via Two candidates running for the West Virginia House of Representatives will introduce one of the country’s most comprehensive cannabis reform bills if they are elected this November. Democratic candidates Rusty Williams and Chris Yeager unveiled their proposed bill in a live stream from a hemp farm last Friday. The bill, titled “The Normalization of Cannabis Act,” is supported by WV Can’t Wait, an advocacy group pushing for a wide range of progressive political policies, including a workers bill of rights, cannabis reform, and small business support. Both candidates have first-hand experience with the healing powers of cannabis. Williams […]

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American Lung Association announces plan to end youth vaping in West Virginia – WBOY.com

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – In West Virginia, 35.7% of high school students used e-cigarettes in 2019, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Survey. According to the American Lung Association, vaping harms developing lungs and overall health and may place people at an increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19. Now, when protecting lung health is more important than ever, the ALA has announced a broad plan to end youth vaping. “As we prepare for the school year to resume, more students may experience social pressure to vape, while others may begin to vape in […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Medical Marijuana in West Virginia

Everything You Need To Know About Medical Marijuana in West Virginia Here is a breakdown on everything that you need to know about the medical marijuana program in West Virginia. The mountain state is loved for its scenic natural beauty, grand resorts as well as architectural feats. If you are a lover of history you should consider exploring the history of civil war in West Virginia. Now, medical cannabis is also one of the inviting features in this state; residents can easily access the medical marijuana program without much ado. West Virginia cannabis users rejoined in 2017 when Governor Jim […]

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