Virginia Medical Marijuana Law

Status

Operational

Law Signed:

2020

QUALIFYING CONDITIONS

  • Any diagnosed condition or disease determined by the practitioner to benefit from such use.

PATIENT POSSESSION LIMITS

  • The specified possession limit for botanical cannabis allows for up to 4 ounces per 30 days to be dispensed to a patient.
  • The specified possession limit for cannabis products is a 90-day supply. Such products, as defined under the law, must contain per dose a minimum of 5 mg of CBD or THC-A and may contain up to 10 mg of THC. Products permitted under the law may be in any formulation, including inhalable, edible, and topical preparations.

HOME CULTIVATION

  • Yes, cultivation of up to four plants per household is permitted by those 21 or older.

STATE-LICENSED DISPENSARIES ALLOWED

  • Yes

MEDICAL MARIJUANA STATUTES

  • § 54.1-3408.3. Certification for use of cannabis oil for treatment.
  • Article 4.2. Permitting of Pharmaceutical Processors to Produce and Dispense Cannabis Products.
  • § 40.1-27.4 Discipline for employee’s medicinal use of cannabis oil prohibited.
  • § 54.1-2903. What constitutes practice; advertising in connection with medical practice.
  • Chapter 60. Regulations Governing Pharmaceutical Processors

CAREGIVERS

  • “Registered agent” means an individual designated by a patient who has been issued a written certification, or, if such patient is a minor or an incapacitated adult as defined in § 18.2-369, designated by such patient’s parent or legal guardian, and registered with the Board pursuant to subsection G.

ESTIMATED NUMBER OF REGISTERED PATIENTS

RECIPROCITY

  • No

CONTACT INFORMATION

Virginia NORML
2920 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 464-7050