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Virginia CBD-Specific Marijuana Law

Status

 

CBD Specific

Law Signed:

2015

QUALIFYING CONDITIONS

  • 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

Codified as "CBD or THC-A oil," each dispensed dose (single unit) must contain a minimum of 5 milligrams of cannabidiol or THC-A and may contain up to 10 milligrams of THC. There is no limit on the number of doses comprising a patient's dosage. The allowed products may be in any formulation typically dispensed by pharmacies, i.e. oils, tinctures, creams, gels, capsules, tablets, sprays, lozenges, troches, patches, suppositories, lozenges, and lollipops. Patients may receive up to a 90-day supply per visit.

HOME CULTIVATION

No

STATE-LICENSED DISPENSARIES

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.

CAREGIVERS

No

RECIPROCITY

No