FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS IN THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS
Qualifying patients will apply to the Office of Cannabis Regulation (OCR) for a registration card that allows them to use, grow, and safety access medical cannabis. To qualify, patients must have a qualifying debilitating medical condition and a written certification issued by a healthcare practitioner with whom they have a bona-fide relationship.
Certifications can be signed by an MD, DO, naturopath, homeopath, chiropractor, physician’s assistant, or nurse practitioner.
The qualifying conditions are: cancer, glaucoma, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, agitation of Alzheimer's disease, PTSD, traumatic brain injury, hospice care, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, arthritis, diabetes, chronic pain, neuropathic pain, autism, opiate use disorder, or the treatment of these conditions or conditions that cause cachexia or wasting, severe nausea, seizures, or severe and persistent muscle spasms.