10 cultivation and 10 processing licenses were awarded in late 2020, notably, a few of the licenses awarded went to top MSOs. Look for more retail licenses to be awarded in the future.
As of November 2021, the state had officially opened it's first dispensary to medical patients.
November 2021 | Trulieve opens Trulieve Morgantown, the first dispensary in West Virginia to sell medical cannabis to patients
June 2021 | Trulieve acquires Solevo Wellness West Virginia
The Mountain State's first medical cannabis dispensary opened November 2021 in a long-awaited moment nearly four years after Gov. Jim Justice (R) signed SB 386 into law. Watch out for an adult-use bill now that Gov. Justice has indicated his willingness to sign it into law.