To qualify for a Virginia Medical Marijuana Card, you must meet the following qualifications:
- Be diagnosed with a medical condition you believe will benefit from medical marijuana treatment.
- Have written certification recommendations from a registered Virginia physician.
- Proof of Virginia residency (current VA Driver’s License or State ID card).
To receive a medical marijuana card in Virginia, you must be diagnosed, by a licensed Virginia physician, with a medical condition that the physician deems can benefit from medical marijuana treatment.
Find out more from the organization Virginia Marijuana Card.
The Virginia Board of Pharmacy has established five zones that will each have five pharmaceutical processors operating so patients across Virginia have access to medical cannabis.
Dispensary products include capsules, sprays, tinctures, oils, creams, gels, lozenges, patches, troches, suppositories, and lollipops; the products must contain at least 5 mg of CBD or at least 5 mg of THCA per dose and cannot contain more than 10 mg THC per dose, or single unit.
Here are some of the most common conditions treated with medical marijuana:
- Alzheimer’s Disease
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
- Cachexia and wasting syndrome
- Crohn’s Disease
- Chronic Pain
- Epilepsy and other seizure disorders
- Hepatitis C
- Huntington’s Disease
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Sickle Cell Anemia
- Tourette’s Syndrome