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WEST VIRGINIA CODE

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CHAPTER 16A. MEDICAL CANNABIS ACT.

ARTICLE 13. RESEARCH PROGRAM.

§16A-13-5.  Requirements.

(a)  Dispensing. — A health care medical cannabis organization that dispenses medical cannabis shall:

(1)  Maintain licensure with the bureau.

(2)  Secure the medical cannabis within the associated pharmacies of the health care medical cannabis organization in a manner and method prescribed by the bureau.

(3)  Keep a daily log of the medical cannabis dispensed and the research study with which the patient and the medical cannabis are associated. Reports shall be delivered to the bureau and the university participating in the research study on a weekly basis.

(4)  Report the utilization rates of those patients participating in the research of medical cannabis and treatment options.

(5)  Only dispense medical cannabis received from a grower, processor or a health care medical cannabis organization that is approved to grow and process medical cannabis.

(6)  Provide all patients or caregivers with the safety insert, prepared by the bureau, which includes potential dangers, recognition and correction of problematic dosage and any other information required by the bureau or which the bureau deems relevant for patient safety.

(b)  Growing and processing. — A health care medical cannabis organization that grows and processes medical cannabis shall:

(1)  Maintain licensure with the bureau.

(2)  Only make available medical cannabis to health care medical cannabis organizations that dispense medical cannabis.

(3)  Keep a daily log of medical cannabis intended for ultimate use by patients participating in a research study.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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