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Apply for Your Virginia Medical Marijuana Card

Make an Appointment with a Licensed Medical Marijuana Doctor in Virginia and get Approved TODAY!

Have questions or prefer to schedule on the phone?
Call or text us: (484) 346-5140
Virtual appointments are available!

Medical Marijuana Doctors at The Sanctuary Wellness Institute

Since 2019, The Sanctuary Wellness Institute has helped tens of thousands of people obtain medical marijuana cards and access the treatment they need. Our doctors have extensive experience in the medical marijuana space, and our phone staff is happy to answer your questions about the Virginia medical marijuana program.

Call us at 484-346-5140 to schedule an evaluation today.

How to Get Your VA Medical Marijuana Card Online in Three Simple Steps

Step 1 is to book an appointment with your SWI medical marijuana doctor

Schedule an Evaluation with One of Our Certified Physicians

Book online or call us at 484-346-5140 to schedule an appointment with one of The Sanctuary’s licensed medical marijuana doctors.

Step 2 is to meet with your SWI medical marijuana doctor

Obtain Your Certification

If your doctor determines you’re a good candidate for medical cannabis, they’ll issue you a written certification, which can be hand-written or issued through the Virginia Cannabis Control Authority registration portal. You’ll then be able to use this certification to purchase medical marijuana from VA dispensaries.

Step three: Visit dispensary near you to obtain medical marijuana product

Register with the State (Optional)

To obtain a digital validation of your written certification (which is only required for parents/legal guardians and registered agents of a patient whose names don’t appear on that patient’s certification), you can submit a new patient application through the CCA portal. The state charges a $50 fee.

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Virginia Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions

The state of Virginia doesn’t impose a set list of qualifying conditions. Rather, physicians can issue a written certification to any patient with a condition that would benefit from medical cannabis.

Medical marijuana card cost in Virginia

Virginia Medical Marijuana Card Cost

New
Renew
Medical Marijuana Certificate
$179
$99
Additional State fee
$50
$50
Total
$299
$149
New Renew
Medical Marijuana Certificate $179 $99
Additional State fee $50 $50
Total $299 $149

How to Register for Medical Marijuana in VA

  1. Navigate to the CCA portal.
  2. Click "Create an Account" at the bottom of the page.
  3. Click "Create Patient Account."
  4. Fill out the form and create a password.
  5. Click the link in the email sent to the address you provided in Step 4 to validate your account.

Our Virginia Medical Marijuana Doctor

Dr. Heather Moday, MD

Dr. Heather Moday, MD

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Hear from Our Clients

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Awesome experience. The staff were fast, efficient, courteous, professional and friendly. Definitely the best customer service I’ve had in a long time.

Carlton A.

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The whole process was very smooth and they walk you through each step. Talking to the doctor you could tell he cared and did not rush to get off the phone. Highly recommend!

Bethany M.

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The young lady out front was simply amazing, the doctor walk me through everything so this was simple to do, I'm very pleased, I will be sending friends to see him.

Kevin M.

How to Renew Your VA Medical Marijuana Card

In Virginia, medical marijuana patients must renew their MMJ certifications annually. To renew yours, complete the following steps:

  1. Schedule Your Renewal Appointment with the Sanctuary: Book online or call us at 484-346-5140 to schedule an appointment with a licensed physician from The Sanctuary.
  2. Obtain Your New Certification: If your doctor determines you’re still a good candidate for medical cannabis, they’ll issue you a new written certification, which can be hand-written or issued through the Virginia Cannabis Control Authority registration portal. You’ll then be able to use this certification to continue purchasing medical marijuana from VA dispensaries.
  3. Register with the State (Optional): To obtain a digital validation of your new written certification (which is only required for parents/legal guardians and registered agents of a patient whose names don’t appear on that patient’s certification), you can submit an application through the CCA portal. The state charges a $50 fee.

How to Become a Medical Marijuana Caregiver in VA

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In Virginia, a caregiver (also known as an agent) is anyone whom a qualifying medical marijuana patient or their parent/legal guardian designates to help them with the purchase and administration of medical marijuana. Caregivers must be at least 18 years of age.

To become a caregiver in Virginia, complete the following steps:

  1. Register with the State (Conditional): If your name is not recorded on the written certification(s) of the patient(s) you plan to care for, you must register with the CCA to become a caregiver. The state charges a $25 fee.

About Virginia Cannabis Program

The Virginia medical marijuana program was established in 2017. The program allows patients with eligible conditions to register with the Virginia Cannabis Control Authority and receive a written certification that can be used to purchase medical cannabis products like edibles, concentrates, tinctures, topicals, and cannabis flower from state-licensed dispensaries.

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Where Can You Buy Virginia Medical Marijuana?

There are over 20 medical marijuana dispensaries operating in Virginia. As a registered patient or caregiver, you can purchase a variety of products, including edibles, concentrates, tinctures, topicals, and cannabis flower. Those with an MMJ certification can purchase up to a 90-day supply of medical cannabis at a time, or up to four ounces of botanical cannabis per 30 days. Some of the best dispensaries in Virginia include:

Frequently Asked Questions

You can connect with a Virginia medical marijuana doctor by contacting The Sanctuary Wellness Institute. Give us a call at 484-346-5140 to schedule an online appointment with a licensed physician.

Yes, you can obtain a medical marijuana certification online in Virginia. The state permits your doctor's evaluation to be conducted through telemedicine.

The Virginia Cannabis Control Authority charges a $50 registration fee for medical marijuana applicants. This does not include the cost of your doctor's evaluation.

After submitting your application to the CCA, it can take up to 30 days to receive your digital validation. But your written certification (which can be issued on the day of your doctor’s evaluation) can be used to purchase medical cannabis.

Yes, if a doctor determines it’s appropriate, you can obtain an MMJ certification for anxiety in Virginia.

Yes, minors can get medical marijuana in Virginia as long as they designate a parent or legal guardian to serve as their caregiver.

In Virginia, registered patients can purchase up to a 90-day supply of medical marijuana at once, or up to four ounces of botanical cannabis.

You don’t need an MMJ card to purchase medical cannabis from Virginia dispensaries, but you must have your written certification.

Currently, Virginia does not recognize out-of-state medical marijuana cards.

Whether or not you can use your Virginia MMJ certification in another state will depend on that state's reciprocity laws. Some states recognize medical cannabis cards issued in other states, while others don't.

While Virginia has legalized the possession of recreational cannabis for adults, the state has not yet begun selling recreational marijuana.

A Virginia marijuana certification is valid for one year from the date of its issuance.

To renew your Virginia medical marijuana certification, you must first schedule a renewal evaluation with a medical marijuana doctor, which you can do through The Sanctuary. If your doctor determines you’re still a good candidate for medical cannabis, they’ll issue you a new written certification.

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