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Register online with Leafwell
You’ll be able to book an appointment for a medical marijuana consultation when we open in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Discuss Medical Marijuana with your Doctor
At your consultation, you will speak to your physician about medical cannabis and your condition.
Receive Your Certificate From Leafwell
Once approved, you will be sent a certificate recommending you for medical cannabis.
Apply for a Card with the Territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands
You will need to fill out an application form and send it and your certificate to the U.S. Virgin Island medical marijuana program to qualify for a medical marijuana card in the territory.
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Benefits of Getting a U.S. Virgin Islands Medical Card
Having a valid medical marijuana certificate and card is the only way to consume cannabis in the U.S. Virgin Islands legally.
About Medical Marijuana in the U.S. Virgin Islands
Gov. Albert Bryan signed the Virgin Islands Medical Cannabis Patient Care Act in 2019. This allowed physicians to recommend cannabis to qualified patients, and its expansion may also allow for the legalization of recreational cannabis.
Recreational or adult use of cannabis is illegal in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Possession of under 1 ounce (28 g) has been decriminalized.
Things to know
Application fees for the medical marijuana card are $50 per year for residents.
Outpatient and Non-Resident cardholders will pay $50 for five days, $75 for 10 days, and $100 for 30 days.
- Addiction Treatment
- Alzheimer’s Disease
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
- Autism/Asperger Syndrome
- Cachexia or Wasting Syndrome
- Chronic Pain, Muscle Pain and Other Types of Pain
Possession and Growing
Medical marijuana patients may possess up to four ounces (4 oz.) of cannabis flower.
Registered patients may grow up to 12 cannabis plants on their property.
Caregivers may collect a patient’s cannabis from a dispensary on their behalf.
Either a patient or their caregiver may cultivate plants for a patient.
Patients will notify the OCR of whether they or a caregiver to cultivate, and both cannot cultivate simultaneously.
Caregivers must be 21.
The U.S. Virgin Islands allows out-of-state patients to qualify for the territory’s medical program.
Other states with reciprocity may recognize a U.S. Virgin Islands medical marijuana ID card. This reciprocity is one key benefit for medical marijuana users. Unlike recreational cannabis users, medical marijuana users with a medical marijuana card can travel to the states listed above and purchase the medical marijuana they require while they are out of state.
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The Ultimate Guide to Getting a Medical Marijuana Card
Telehealth services like Leafwell make it easy to get a medical marijuana card, but meeting with a cannabis doctor is only the first part of the process.
What Is It Like to See a Medical Marijuana Doctor?
What is it like to see a medical marijuana doctor? Learn more about the process, and what to expect during your Leafwell visit, in our guide.
Frequently asked questions in U.S. Virgin Islands
How much does an U.S. Virgin Islands Medical Marijuana certificate and card cost?
Leafwell is not able to provide online medical marijuana certifications and consultations for U.S. Virgin Island patients.
Application fees for the medical marijuana card are $50 per year for residents. Outpatient and Non-Resident card holders will pay: $50 for 5-days, $75 10-days, and $100 30-days.
What medical conditions qualify for a Medical Marijuana Card in US Virgin Islands?
In the US Virgin Islands, the following conditions may qualify you for a medical marijuana certificate and card:
- Agitation of Alzheimer’s Disease
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis aka Lou Gehrig’s Disease
- Chronic pain
- Crohn’s disease
- Hepatitis C
- Hospice care
- Huntington’s Disease
- Neuropathic pain
- Ulcerative colitis
- Opiate use disorder
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
- The treatment of the above conditions or conditions that cause cachexia or wasting, severe nausea, seizures, or severe and persistent muscle spasms.
What do I need to know about applying for my Medical Cannabis Card in US Virgin Islands online?
It is not possible to qualify for a medical marijuana certificate and medical cannabis card online in the US Virgin Islands.
You will need to fill out an application form, get certified by a Virgin Island-licensed physician, and send the application form and certificate to the U.S. Virgin Island medical marijuana program in order to qualify for a medical marijuana card in the territory.
How old do I have to be to apply for a Medical Marijuana Card in US Virgin Islands?
You must be aged 18 years old or over in order to apply for a medical marijuana card and to get certified in the US Virgin Islands.
Can I be/have a caregiver for a medical marijuana patient in US Virgin Islands?
Yes, it is possible to be a caregiver for a patient in the US Virgin Islands. Caregivers may collect a patient’s cannabis from a dispensary on their behalf.
Either a patient or their caregiver may cultivate plants for a patient. Patients will notify the OCR of whether they or the caregiver will be designated to cultivate, and both cannot cultivate at the same time. Caregivers must be 21 years-old or older.
Does Leafwell work with medical marijuana doctors in US Virgin Islands?
Leafwell is not able to certify U.S. Virgin Island patients for medical marijuana certs online via telehealth/telemedicine at this moment in time.