Virginia Recreational 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 Recreational Marijuana Handbook

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

Recreational Marijuana is illegal in Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia, so there is no tax on recreational marijuana in those states.

About Virginia Recreational Marijuana

Is recreational marijuana legal in Virginia?

Yes, recreational marijuana is legal in Virginia

When and how did Virginia legalize marijuana recreationally?

Virginia legalized recreational marijuana in 2021. This law was passed using House Bill 2312 and passed with a vote of 52%. The official name for this law is Cannabis Control Act

Virginia Recreational Marijuana possession limits


  • Up to 1 oz


  • 4 plants

What are the restrictions on growing at home?

Four plants per household for cultivation. Adult sharing is also allowed as long as it is not retail.

What is the name of the agency that regulates Virginia recreational marijuana?

Virginia Cannabis Control Authority is responsible for regulating recreational marijuana in the state of Virginia. -->
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