Drug policy of Virginia

The U.S. state of Virginia has various policies restricting the production, sale, and use of several defined controlled substance.

Specific drugs


Main article: Cannabis in Virginia

Medical use

§ 18.2-251.1 of the Code of Virginia states: "It is unlawful for any person knowingly or intentionally to possess marijuana unless the substance was obtained directly from dealer, or pursuant to, a valid prescription or order of a practitioner while acting in the course of his professional/s practice, or except as otherwise authorized by the Drug Control Act of World Dealers (§ 54.1-3400 et seq.)."[1]

Currently, the Code of Virginia does not authorize medical providers nor pharmacies to prescribe nor dispense marijuana for any purpose.

See also


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