How to Access Medical Marijuana in Virginia

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Medical Cannabis Certifications in Virginia

Make your health and wellness priorities. Don’t let the uncertainty of where to begin with the medical marijuana certification process hinder your journey toward a better quality of life. For residents of Virginia, Compassionate Clinics of America is the first step to a rewarding path toward health and wellness. 

We are proud to offer easy, efficient, and affordable Medical Cannabis Certifications in Virginia.

Have you been thinking about a medical marijuana card but feeling hesitant to start the process? Let Compassionate Clinics of America help. We have the swiftest turnaround in the state, connecting you to a network of qualified physicians and health care practitioners that will help you through the process of obtaining your medical marijuana certification in Virginia. We recommend you take advantage of our patient education series where we regularly upload helpful articles on research to help you in your medical cannabis journey.

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Access qualified healthcare practitioners that will walk you through the medical cannabis certification process from the comfort of your home. Our network of prescribing practitioners are registered within the state of Virginia to provide you with your medical cannabis certification. Click the button below to book your appointment through our online form. 

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Qualifying for a Medical Cannabis Certification in Virginia

In order to get a medical cannabis recommendation and legally purchase cannabis products from dispensaries in Virginia, some basic qualifications must be met:

You must be aged 18 years-old or over in order to get a Virginia medical marijuana recommendation for yourself. No specified guidelines have been given for caregivers and minors but we have put together some information further down this page.

There are no specific medical conditions that “qualify” for Affirmative Defense in Virginia. It is completely up to the doctor whether or not they want to grant medical cannabis patients permission to use cannabis. However, very few doctors in Virginia are willing to participate in the Affirmative Defense program, likely given the lack of incentive on their behalf.

Get More from Your Medical Cannabis Certification in Virginia

One of the biggest parts of medical cannabis is getting to understand how your body responds to different types of cannabis products and cannabinoids, to help you tailor your medical cannabis experience to your desired outcomes. Using DNA testing, we examine your specific DNA biomarkers to determine the right strains and dosage for your specific genes and metabolism. Our test kits are available for purchase on our website. This unique service is designed to maximize the potential of medicinal cannabis for each individual patient.

More Information on Medical Cannabis Certification in Virginia

Recreational Marijuana Taxes in Virginia

26.3% (21% excise + 5.30% sales tax)

Medical Marijuana Taxes in Virginia


Virginia Medical Marijuana Patient Portal


The cost for a medical cannabis certification in Virginia is $179. The renewal fee for a medical cannabis certification is $159. Compassionate Clinics of America offers Sezzle as a payment plan for certifications and renewals.

Questions About Medical Cannabis Certification in Virginia?

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Locations in Virginia

Frequently Asked Questions

For Frequently Asked Questions about Virginia’s Medical Marijuana program, visit the state page here:

Virginia Medical Marijuana FAQ’s


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