- Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation on March 9, 2018 to expand Virginia’s medical cannabis oil program from the single qualifying condition of intractable epilepsy to any diagnosed condition. The new law took effect that same day. For more information, please visit: Virginia NORML.
PATIENT POSSESSION LIMITS
Patients may possess up to a 90-day supply of extraction-based medical cannabis products. Such products are legally defined as ‘cannabis oil.’ Each single dispensed dose must contain a minimum of 5 mg of CBD or THC-A, and may contain up to 10 mg of THC. There is no limit on the number of doses comprising a patient’s dosage. The allowed products may be in any formulation, including but not limited to preparations like inhalation products, oils, tinctures, creams, gels, capsules, tablets, sprays, lozenges, troches, patches, suppositories, lozenges, and lollipops.
Yes, five facilities, “pharmaceutical processors,” have been licensed by the state to cultivate, manufacture, and dispense, and are scheduled to open in the fall of 2019.