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Proposed Changes to WV Medical Marijuana Law

Proposed Changes to WV Medical Marijuana Law

CHARLESTON, WV – When medical marijuana becomes available in West Virginia in another 17-months, you won’t see it inedible or smokable plant forms like these. Creams, oils, and pills containing the substance are the only options. That disappoints cancer survivor Rusty Williams, who says medical pot got him through chemotherapy. “And within 30 seconds of

CHARLESTON, WV – When medical marijuana becomes available in West Virginia in another 17-months, you won’t see it inedible or smokable plant forms like these. Creams, oils, and pills containing the substance are the only options. That disappoints cancer survivor Rusty Williams, who says medical pot got him through chemotherapy.

“And within 30 seconds of one hit of cannabis, vertigo and nausea would stop, completely. It would stop. And I was able to eat; I was able to sleep and I mean just it improved my overall quality of life,” said Rusty Williams, a cancer survivor.

But some are concerned it’s too early to change a law that hasn’t even gone into effect yet. Senator Greg Boso supports medicinal cannabis, but…

“We’ve got to make sure – that first of all – the program is in place and it’s operating, so that we have a track record to responsibly, know where we need to make changes,” said State Sen. Greg Boso, (R) Nicholas.

West Virginia medical cannabis is supposed to be available July 1st of 2019.

Full article at 13 WOWK-TV

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