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A summary of West Virginia laws relating to weapons and conduct that impact workplace violence.
It is unlawful to carry a concealed deadly weapon without a state license or other lawful authorization in West Virginia.
For this purpose, concealed means hidden from ordinary observation so as to prevent disclosure or recognition. A deadly weapon is concealed when it is carried on or about the person in such a manner that another person in the ordinary course of events would not be placed on notice that the deadly weapon is being carried.
The licensing requirement does not apply to:
It is unlawful to possess a deadly weapon on the premises of educational facilities, including:
It is also unlawful to possess any firearm or any other deadly weapon on any premises that house a court of law or in the offices of a family law master.
An owner, lessee or other person charged with the care, custody and control of real property may prohibit the carrying openly or concealed of any firearm or deadly weapon on property under that person's domain.