Virginia: Medical Marijuana Handbook


Virginia Marijuana Tax Rate

Sales Tax Medical Excise Tax Medical Max Medical Tax Sales Tax Recreational Excise Tax Recreational Max Recreational Tax
5.30% N/A 5.30% 5.30% 21.00% 26.30%

2024 Virginia Medical Marijuana Handbook

Virginia has 5 bordering states consisting of Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia.

Medical marijuana is legal in Maryland , but there is no cannabis sales tax on it. There is no cannabis excise tax charged on medical marijuana in Maryland.

Medical marijuana is legal in West Virginia , but they choose not to tax medical marijuana. There is, however, a 10% cannabis excise tax on all sales of medical marijuana in West Virginia.

Medical Marijuana is illegal in Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, so there is no tax on medical marijuana in those states.

About Virginia Medical Marijuana

Is medical marijuana legal in Virginia?

Yes, medical marijuana is legal in Virginia

When and how did Virginia legalize marijuana for medical use?

Virginia legalized medical marijuana in 2020. This law was passed using Senate Bill 1015 . The official name for this law is the Code of Virginia ยง 54.1-3408.3. Certification for use of cannabis oil for treatment.

Virginia Medical Marijuana possession limits


  • 4 oz per 30 days I was unable to verify this.


  • 3 mature plants

Is it legal to grow marijuana for medicinal use at home in Virginia?

Yes, medical marijuana patients are allowed to grow marijuana for medicinal use.

Up to four plants

Are there medical dispensaries available to patients?

Yes, as long as the patient presents the appropriate documentation for Virginia.

Medical marijuana is sold at pharmacies that act as state licensed dispensaries.

Is there a list of specific conditions for medical marijuana in Virginia?

No, there are no specific conditions allowing the use of medical marijuana in Virginia.

Severe, debilitating, chronic pain

Does Virginia have a medical registry system or ID card?

Yes, Virginia keeps track of their medical marijuna patients.

The Virginia Board of Pharmacy oversees medical marijuana.

Does Virginia recognize patients from other states?

No, Virginia does not recognize patients from any state.

Are there any age restrictions for medical marijuana in Virginia?

21 and older

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