Common conditions treated with medical cannabis include but not limited to: Multiple sclerosis Spasticity disorders Intractable pain, limited for the purpose of this chapter to mean pain unrelieved by standard medical treatments and medications Glaucoma, either acute or chronic increased intraocular pressure unrelieved by standard treatments and medications Crohn’s disease Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) A [...]
Virginia Board of Pharmacy Virginia Law Medical Marijuana: The Legal Landscape
Is CBD or THC-A oil currently available to obtain from a pharmaceutical processor located in Virginia?admin2019-07-25T02:16:42+00:00
No. The Board awarded conditional approval to up to 5 pharmaceutical processors in December 2018. It is anticipated they will become operational by December 2019. It will take approximately 4-6 months to cultivate, produce, and test the products prior to dispensing.
Completed Certification for the use of Cannabis Oil or THC-A Oil from Alphatelemed.com Proof of Patient’s Residency in Virginia Proof of Patient’s Identity Proof of Patient’s Age The parent or legal guardian must apply for board registration for both the patient and for himself or herself as the parent or legal guardian. Proof of Parent/Guardian [...]
Alphatelemed has a fee of $179 for the video visit, evaluation, and recommendation appropriate. Board of pharmacy has a fee of $50 for each application submitted. The application fee is nonrefundable.
Affirmative defense defeats or mitigates the legal consequences of the defendant’s otherwise unlawful conduct. While it will not be legal, technically, to possess the oils, a patient or their caregiver would be able to present their registration if they were stopped by law enforcement or in a court of law as their defense for possession of the oil. [...]
No, marijuana possession remains illegal in Virginia. The law currently provides for an affirmative defense for a patient, parent/legal guardian to possess cannabidiol (CBD) oil or THC-A oil as defined in §54.1-3408.3 of the Code of Virginia who has been issued a valid written certification from a Board of Pharmacy-registered practitioner and who maintains a [...]
Yes, our providers are registered and may issue the required written certification after a in-person evaluation if appropriate. There is a fee of $149 for the evaluation (not covered by medical insurance). Please call 703-589-9964 for more information or to make an in-person appointment.