Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded all Justice Department marijuana policies from the Obama-era on Jan 4, 2018. Change is coming and the following information will be updated as it happens.
The U.S. Justice Department issued a policy in 2014 regarding marijuana on tribal lands. It allows federally-recognized tribes in states with legalized marijuana to decide their own policies and self-regulate the growing and sales of marijuana on their reservations.
Medical cannabis was legalized in 2017 for specific chronic medical conditions. Recreational use of marijuana is illegal, and possession is a criminal misdemeanor.
There are no federally recognized tribes in West Virginia.
For a complete list of West Virginia tribes and their locations, see our page about West Virginia Tribes.
With no federally-recognized tribes, there are no cannabis opportunities for American Indian tribes in West Virginia.