About Medical Cannabis in Virginia
Medical marijuana is legal in the state of Virginia.
You must be a legal resident of Virginia and able to provide proof of residency to apply for a Virginia medical cannabis card.
How Can Medical Cannabis Help?
Kills cancer cells and slows tumor growth
Weight gain aid in cancer and HIV
Helps relax muscles
Conditions Medical Cannabis May Help
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Cachexia and wasting syndrome
Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Epilepsy and other seizure disorders
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Nausea and vomiting
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Sickle Cell Anemia
Spinal cord disease
Spinal cord injury
Substance Abuse Disorders
Terminal illness for comfort purposes
Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
Risks Associated with Medical Cannabis
One possible risk with cannabis use is addiction.
If you do become dependent on cannabis, you may have withdrawal symptoms if you stop using the drug.
Withdrawal symptoms may include:
Forms of Medical Cannabis
Inhalation: vaping and smoking
Oral ingestion: oils, tinctures, capsules, and edibles
Topical: salves, balms, and patches
Suppositories: rectal or vaginal suppositories
Click on the links below to review useful studies associated with the benefits of Medical Cannabis use.