We are accepting new patients for medical evaluations and are also registered and certified through the Virginia Board of Pharmacy for Medical Use THC/CBD.
Only registered and certified practitioners with the Virginia Board of Pharmacy may issue the required written medical certifications for patients to obtain a medical-use cannabis card (medical marijuana card) if deemed appropriate.
A bill enacted in 2019 expanded Virginia’s medical cannabis program, enabling Virginians to purchase regulated products that utilize the cannabinoids THC-A and CBD in a variety of formulas.
Only registered and certified practitioners with the Virginia Board of Pharmacy may issue the required written medical certifications for patients to obtain a medical-use cannabis card.
THC, tetrahydrocannabinol, is the psychoactive compound in cannabis. THC’s chemical make-up, C₂₁H₃₀O₂, is very similar to its counterpart, CBD, which actually combats the effects of THC. THC can be used in syrups, edibles, oils used via tinctures, drops, in medicines, and topicals including lotions and balms used for anti-inflammation.
THC is used to help with conditions such as:
- muscle spasticity
- low appetite
CBD stands for cannabidiol. It is derived directly from the hemp plant, which is a cousin of the marijuana plant. While CBD is a component of marijuana (one of hundreds), by itself it does not cause a “high.” According to a report from the World Health Organization, “In humans, CBD exhibits no effects indicative of any abuse or dependence potential…. To date, there is no evidence of public health related problems associated with the use of pure CBD.”
CBD is found primarily in extractions from the hemp plant. It’s sold in gels, gummies, oils, supplements, and extracts.
CBD can be used to help treat:
- psychosis or mental disorders
- Inflammatory bowel disease