As of January 2024, only medical marijuana delivery is allowed in Roanoke, as the sale of recreational marijuana is unlikely to begin in Virginia until mid-2024. Registered medical marijuana patients must present valid written certifications issued by Virginia-licensed physicians to receive weed deliveries in the city.
Yes. Roanoke permits medical marijuana delivery to cannabis patients and designated caregivers within its borders in line with the Code of Virginia, Section 54.1-3442.7.
No. While Virginia legalized adult-use cannabis in 2021, legal sales are not expected to begin until mid-2024. Hence, recreational marijuana delivery is not permitted in Roanoke until then.
While recreational cannabis products are currently unavailable for sale in Roanoke, eligible residents can order medical marijuana products online or by phone for delivery. Cannabis products purchased online for delivery in Roanoke must be delivered by dispensaries' employees.
It is unlawful for anyone to order recreational marijuana products for delivery in Roanoke as the legal sale has not started. However, registered medical cannabis patients may order no more than 4 ounces of marijuana flowers every 30 days as part of their 90-day cannabis supply.
Any 18-year-old person registered in the Virginia Medical Cannabis Program or caregiver for an under-18 marijuana patient can use medical marijuana delivery services in Roanoke. Recreational marijuana delivery services remain illegal in Virginia as of January 2024.
In Roanoke, only pharmaceutical processors and medical cannabis dispensing facilities can provide weed delivery services for caregivers and registered marijuana patients. In compliance with state law, they must obtain the requisite licenses from the Virginia Cannabis Control Authority in order to sell medical cannabis products and provide medical marijuana delivery services.
Currently, one medical dispensary location under Health Service Area III provides weed delivery services in Roanoke. Cannabis patients can also contact other dispensaries in the same Health Service Area to find out if they offer weed delivery service in the city.
Yes, and weed delivery may only be received by the same patient who ordered medical cannabis products. Upon delivery, they must provide a valid written certification for medical marijuana treatment issued by a Board of Pharmacy-registered practitioner.