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How to Find a Doctor to Recommend Medical Marijuana in Virginia

Sometimes finding a VA marijuana doctor can be challenging. Here are some things to look for in a doctor you can trust.

Many residents in Virginia qualify for a medical marijuana card, but they are uncertain how to find a marijuana doctor to help them.

Some people might be embarrassed to talk to the same general practitioner who took care of their parents and maybe even their grandparents. Others have a doctor who does not understand the current research pointing to cannabis as an effective treatment for a number of conditions including PTSD and chronic pain. As a result, they are hesitant or resistant to recommending it. Still others don’t even have a regular doctor that they can go to for a recommendation.

Fortunately, Virginia Marijuana Card is here to help. We recognize that investing in a medical marijuana evaluation and cannabis products is not just an investment of time, effort, and money. It is also an investment in the hope that natural medicine can help you get the relief you’ve been looking for.

That’s why it’s vital to find a marijuana doctor who can take you through the process step-by-step, and advise you on the right products and dosing to develop a treatment plan that works for you.

The Challenge of Finding a Marijuana Doctor in Virginia

There are plenty of ads out there promising a Virginia marijuana card, but the problem is that there are also plenty of scammers. There have been cases in which doctors either have a fraudulent license, or they provide an evaluation and then disappear—taking your money without offering a recommendation or a refund.

Most of these instances occur in states where the medical marijuana program is more developed than it currently is in Virginia, but it is worth being on the lookout for.

Other marijuana doctors are less malicious and simply more negligent. They provide little information or guidance, and they will charge you for additional consultations after you get your card.

This does not give you the opportunity to make adjustments to your regimen under the supervision of a healthcare professional, and it means you may not have the optimal treatment in the end.

What to Look for in a VA Marijuana Doctor

Here are some key points you should be aware of as you search for a marijuana doctor to build a relationship with:

Be Sure Your Marijuana Doctor Has a Good Reputation

Does the marijuana doctor you are considering have satisfied customers willing to share their stories? Do you know someone who used this doctor in the past?

At Virginia Marijuana Card, we have over 4,000 Google-verified 5-star patient reviews. Our clients keep coming back because we aim to provide the highest quality and value you can find in a marijuana doctor.

We offer regular specials and discounts, and we want every patient to walk away with a smile. Your treatment plan is important to us, and we will spend the time it takes to make sure you are informed and confident in your decisions.

Choose a Marijuana Doctor That Has Been Around for a While

We are not trying to give doctors who are just getting started a bad name. However, some marijuana doctors are just here for the profit they will get from a brand new medical marijuana program. They are not here to build a relationship with their patients, and they may not even be around when you need to renew your card in 12 months.

Virginia Marijuana Card has been around since the beginning. Our parent company operates in several states, and we have seen close to 100,000 patients in the last few years. At Virginia Marijuana Card, we are not going anywhere. In fact, we fully plan to be around for your next marijuana card renewal, and every renewal after that as well.

Does Your Marijuana Doctor Offer Patient Resources?

Some marijuana doctors only offer the medical marijuana card with no additional guidance or connection.

At Virginia Marijuana Card, our blog and patient resources pages keep you posted on all the latest news, education, and developments related to medical and adult-use marijuana. We want to make sure you stay informed, so you can make knowledgeable decisions about your health and well-being.

Our staff and doctors take the time to answer all your questions, help you develop a treatment plan tailored just for you, and make sure you have the confidence to visit a dispensary and get the relief you deserve.

For the duration of the time that your Virginia marijuana card is valid, you can keep coming back for follow-up consultations for no additional charge. Pay the fee to get your card once, take advantage of professional medical marijuana advice all year long.

Does Your Virginia Marijuana Doctor Have Contact Information?

One very important thing to consider when choosing a Virginia marijuana doctor, is your ability to contact them. Many patients don’t think about this until after they have had an appointment.

They may have a question related to a product or their treatment plan. But when they try to reach out, they find that the only way they can contact their doctor is through an online form.

Virginia Marijuana Card wants to make it as easy as possible for you to reach your marijuana doctor and our staff any time you have a question. You can contact us through, or you can call us 6 days a week at (888) 633-5808. We want to make sure you are supported every step of the way, and we are always ready to help!

Final Thoughts on Finding a Marijuana Doctor in Virginia

We understand that finding the right doctor for you is an important decision. You are investing time, money, and effort into your health, and you want someone with whom you can build a lasting, trusting relationship.

Of course, it is our hope that you choose us for your cannabis healthcare needs. But more importantly, we hope this article has helped you become more informed, to find the relief you deserve with confidence!

Don’t hesitate to give us a call just to get your questions answered, at (888) 633-5808, or schedule an appointment for a marijuana evaluation with one of our compassionate doctors today!

Doctors Who Care. Relief You Can Trust.

At Virginia Marijuana Card, our mission is helping everyone achieve wellness safely and conveniently through increased access to MMJ. Our focus on education, inclusion, and acceptance will reduce stigma for our patients by providing equal access to timely information and compassionate care.

Call us at (888) 633-5808, or simply book a medical marijuana evaluation to start getting relief you can trust today!

Check out Virginia Marijuana Card’s Blog to keep up to date on the latest medical marijuana news, tips, and information. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to join the medical marijuana conversation in Virginia!

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