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Virginia Medical Marijuana Dispensaries To Begin Opening Soon

Updated: Jul 7, 2023

Virginia’s medical marijuana program is preparing for its launch as dispensaries are anticipated to begin opening this year. Learn more on how to get your medical marijuana card in VA today!

The Virginia Board of Pharmacy has established five zones that will each have five pharmaceutical processors operating so patients across Virginia have access to medical cannabis. According to Virginia NORML, four dispensaries are expected to open their doors this year with the first being Dharma, which will open in Bristol. The additional facilities, Green Leaf, Columbia Care and Beyond/Hello are preparing for operation but have not yet provided official opening dates.

Virginia dispensaries will sell cannabis oils, vape products, lozenges, capsules and more with single doses capped at 10 milligrams of THC. According to projections by the Marijuana Business Factbook, first-year sales are expected to reach $9 million in Virginia. Eric Mauff, founder and co-president of Joshi Holdings, stated that there is a good chance that sales of cannabis flower can become available in Virginia within the next year or two, providing more variety and options for medical marijuana patients.

Before patients can step into a dispensary and purchase products, they must first obtain a Virginia Medical Marijuana card and we are here to help! If you have questions or would like to book an appointment, call us today at 888-633-5808 or schedule online.


If you are a Virginia resident suffering from a medical condition you think may benefit cannabis, you're likely eligible for medical marijuana treatment.

Click here to learn more about what Virginia Marijuana Card's state-certified medical marijuana doctors can do for you, or give us a call at (888) 633-5808 and our friendly support team can walk you through the entire process and schedule you for an evaluation appointment.

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