Yes, medical marijuana patients in West Virginia can have a caregiver. There are three types of caregivers:
- Designated by a patient or, if the patient is under 18 years of age, an individual that is a parent or legal guardian of the patient, or
- An individual designated by a patient or legal guardian, or
- An appropriate individual approved by the Bureau upon sufficient showing that no parent or legal guardian is appropriate or available.
- Caregivers must be on the telemedicine consultation with the patient. There is also a caregiver form which must be filled out and notarized. It is then submitted alongside the patient’s application form. A patient can have 2 caregivers.
Caregivers must be 21 years old. Caregivers must not have been convicted a drug felonies within the past 5 years.