Virginia Medical Marijuana
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How to Get a Virginia Medical Marijuana Card
Book an Appointment
Schedule by filling out the form above or call/text us at 240-356-1000 to set up your consultation over the phone. We offer same-day appointments, so you can be seen by our doctor within 15 minutes of scheduling!
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Our doctor will determine whether you qualify for a medical card after a quick 10-15 minute evaluation.
Get Your Card
If approved, you'll receive your written certification the same day which you can then use to apply online with the state for your card.
How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Virginia
We are currently only offering telemedicine evaluations in Virginia . Telemedicine means you can have an online video call with our doctor using a computer, smartphone or tablet. To get started, you can schedule online now.
You can also call our support team at 240-356-1000 and we will be happy to set up an appointment for you. We'll send you a link via email that you can use to access our virtual waiting room at your scheduled appointment time. From here our doctor will start the video call and evaluate you to determine whether you qualify for a medical marijuana card in Virginia. It's that easy!
Virginia Medical Card Requirements
You must be a Virginia resident. There is no age requirement, however patients under the age of 18 will need a parent or guardian to apply as their registered agent (caregiver).
Any condition can qualify if a doctor determines that medical marijuana could be beneficial. Some of the more common conditions that Virginia patients have been getting their medical card for include anxiety, depression, chronic pain, PTSD, and cancer.
No medical documentation is required. Patients are encouraged to provide proof of a chronic medical condition such as medical records, pill bottles, office visit summaries, or a note from a doctor but it is not needed in order to get approved.
Our licensed marijuana doctor will evaluate you based on your current health condition, medical history, and any documentation you are able to provide as proof. If approved, we will then issue the written certification form needed to apply with the state as a patient within 24 hours.
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Getting your Medical Marijuna Card is now easier than ever with Green Health Docs' convenient online appointments. Click the link below to schedule your Telemedicine Medical Marijuana Card appointment.
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Have Questions About Virginia Medical Cannabis?
Virginia Medical Marijuana Certification Process
The certification process in Virginia is similar to many other medical states. Patients will need to obtain a written certification from a licensed medical marijuana doctor first in order to apply with the state for a medical card.
Schedule an appointment with a licensed medical marijuana doctor.
Speak with the doctor to find out if you qualify.
Obtain your written certification and apply with the state.
Get your electronic medical marijuana ID card and start purchasing at dispensaries!
The first step in getting your Virginia medical marijuana card is to be evaluated and certified by a state-licensed medical cannabis doctor.
It can sometimes be difficult for patients to find a doctor who will certify them. We currently offer online telemedicine visits that allow you to be seen by a medical cannabis doctor from the comfort and security of home, making the search for a physician easy for you.
If you believe that you have one of the qualifying medical conditions and have at least one type of proof, then you will most likely qualify. Our doctor can evaluate you, review any medical documentation you are able to provide, and issue your certification so that you can apply for your card.
The next step after being certified by a doctor is to register and apply online with the Virginia Board of Pharmacy. In order to register, patients will need to have: – a signed Written Certification Form – a government-issued identification card (such as a driver’s license or passport) – Proof of Virginia residency. If you're having trouble submitting your application to the state or any part of the registration process, we recommend contacting the state directly for support at 804-367-4444.
Virginia Medical Marijuana Card Information from our Physician
Recently several dispensaries finally opened their doors in the state of Virginia. This is an exciting time for patients who have waited so long to get the medicine they need. Even with dispensaries opening and Virginia's medical marijuana program gaining momentum, many patients are still unclear on how to obtain a Virginia medical marijuana card. Green Health Docs have helped over 100,000 patients navigate through this confusing process, and we can help you get certified as well.
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If you're a Virginia resident and believe that you have a chronic condition that could benefit from medical marijuana, then you will most likely qualify. You will first need to be evaluated by a licensed medical marijuana doctor. Once approved, you can register and apply with the state as a patient to get your card. If you have any questions, give our local support center a call or text at 240-356-1000 and we will be happy to assist you.
Schedule now or give us a call at 240-356-1000; our friendly support team is available 7 days per week to set up a date and time for you to get evaluated by a medical marijuana doctor in Virginia and to answer any questions you may have.
You will need a valid photo ID and at least form of proof of your medical condition such as medical records, office visit summaries, or a note from your doctor.
Once your telemedicine appointment is booked, you'll receive a confirmation email shortly after. This email will have the link to your intake form which is where you will fill out your medical information as well as upload your ID and any medical documentation you are able to provide.
The cost to be seen by our doctor for the initial Virginia medical marijuana certification is $200. The annual cost to renew is $150. The price includes assistance with state registration, medical marijuana education, the doctor’s visit, and any other help needed throughout the process. We accept credit or debit only for Telemedicine appointments. The required state application fee is $50 payable by credit or debit only.
Only a licensed medical marijuana doctor can determine if you qualify for the program, so we cannot guarantee your approval. However, if you do not get approved by our doctor you will receive a FULL refund! Our knowledgeable and friendly support staff is ready to help get you fully prepared for your appointment so that you have the best chance of approval, just give us a call at 240-356-1000 if you would like to know more.
A Virginia licensed medical marijuana doctor will examine you, review any medical documentation you are able to provide, and assess your medical history. Appointments are typically about 10-15 minutes. We will also maintain your patient records and provide follow-up care as needed.
Any condition that our doctor determines could benefit from the use of medical marijuana can qualify. Anxiety, depression, chronic pain, PTSD, cancer, autism, glaucoma, seizures, severe nausea, muscle spasms, anorexia, cachexia, and wasting syndrome are just some of the qualifying conditions and symptoms. Feel free to call us at 240-356-1000 to find out if your condition qualifies.
You can fax your records to 240-366-1932 or you can have them emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
No. Physicians must hold a valid license to practice medicine in Virginia and register with the Board of Pharmacy in order to certify patients for a medical marijuana card. All of our doctors here at Green Health Docs are registered with the state and demonstrate the knowledge and compassion necessary to give you the highest possible quality of care.
Yes. Veterans can obtain medical marijuana in the same way as any other patient at Green Health Docs. We are proud to help our veterans combat their medical conditions with medical marijuana!
Yes. Children (under the age of 18) can become medical marijuana patients in Virginia. However, the child must have a parent or guardian register as his/her registered agent.
A registered agent, typically known as a “caregiver” in many other medical states, is a Virginia resident at least 21 years of age who is designated to be able to purchase medical marijuana products from dispensaries on behalf of a qualified patient. Patients under the age of 18 are required to have a registered agent. Registered agents can purchase on behalf of up to two patients.
The Virginia Board of Pharmacy online medical marijuana registry is open and can be accessed here. The application fee is $50 for patients and $25 for registered agents. If you're having trouble getting registered, you can contact us at 240-356-1000 or visit one of our Virginia clinic locations for assistance.
No. Insurance companies do not cover any costs associated with medical marijuana due to conflicts with federal law.
Legal patients can obtain medical marijuana products from licensed dispensaries located throughout the state. Patients will also be able to use their card in other medical states that offer reciprocity, such as Pennsylvania.
Qualified patients may purchase and possess up to a 90-day supply of medical marijuana products, as determined by their certifying doctor and dispensary.
Dispensaries in Virginia currently carry a wide range of medical marijuana products including raw flower, concentrates, vape products such as cartridges, oral products such as capsules and tinctures, topicals such as patches and creams, and more. Our doctor along with dispensary staff can help determine which forms may be best for you.
No. The state does not allow patients or registered agents to cultivate medical marijuana. Only a state-licensed cultivation facility can grow medical marijuana.
No, as a medical patient you are protected by HIPAA. Green Health Docs makes the privacy and security of our patients’ confidential information a top priority. No one will be able to find out your status as a medical marijuana patient unless you openly tell them or if you are administered a drug test for marijuana.
Yes. With Virginia being an at-will state and there not currently being any legislation in place that protects medical marijuana patients in the workplace, medical cardholders can still be administered drug screenings and receive disciplinary action regarding the results of drug screenings. For this reason, we recommend making sure you are fully aware of your employer’s policy regarding drug screenings and medical marijuana before moving forward with the process.
Virginia does not have any restrictions regarding patients on probation or parole, however, you must get permission from your probation or parole officer first before pursuing a medical marijuana card.
As a legal medical marijuana patient, you are protected. Patients do not have to disclose that they possess medical marijuana and do not have to consent to a search. However, if a search is conducted and medical marijuana is found, the patient should immediately present their patient ID card or direct law enforcement to the state database to show that they are a legal patient.
No. You must be certified in Virginia by a licensed medical marijuana doctor to legally access and purchase from dispensaries in the state.
Yes, there are multiple states currently accepting Virginia medical cards including Pennsylvania. The laws for using out-of-state medical cards vary from state to state, so the best way to find out is by contacting a dispensary in the state you're interested in visiting to find out for sure.
Yes! You do not have to be seen by the same doctor each year. If you were certified by another medical marijuana doctor last year and would like to switch to Green Health Docs, we will be happy to take care of you!
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Frequently Asked Questions
Here are a few important resources for patients (or family of patients) hoping to obtain a Virginia medical card or learn more about medical cannabis:
- Common Qualifying Conditions
- Buying Medical Cannabis in Maryland
- Medical Marijuana Cards For Children in Maryland
- Is CBD or THC Better for Your Condition?
- How to Minimize the Adverse Effects of Cannabis
- Medical Marijuana Dosing
- Opioids vs Medical Marijuana
- Medical Marijuana Drug Interactions: A Cannabis Doctor’s Perspective