There are seven license types in Virginia awarded to applicants interested in different marijuana business activities approved under the state's cannabis program. These license types are:
This license authorizes the licensee to cultivate, label, and package marijuana intended for retail. The licensee can also purchase, sell, transfer or take possession of marijuana plants and seeds from other marijuana cultivation facilities.
When fully implemented, there will be two classes of marijuana cultivation licenses in Virginia. Class A Cultivation Facility license will limit the number of marijuana plants and the size of space that a business may allocate to growing marijuana. Class B Cultivation Facility license will restrict the marijuana that licensees can grow to cannabis plants with a maximum THC content of 1%.
This license authorizes the licensee to manufacture, label, and package marijuana and marijuana products. It also allows the licensee to purchase, sell, transfer or take possession of marijuana products from another manufacturing facility or a cultivation facility.
This license is issued to licensees authorized to sell, purchase, transfer or take possession of retail marijuana, retail marijuana products, immature marijuana plants, and marijuana seeds from a marijuana cultivation facility, a marijuana manufacturing facility, or another marijuana wholesaler.
This license permits the licensee to directly sell marijuana or marijuana products to adults aged 21 and above on approved premises.
This license is for laboratories and other testing facilities given approval to test marijuana samples for purity and content.
This license permits the licensee to transport marijuana and marijuana products between other cannabis license holders such as wholesalers, cultivators, manufacturers, and retailers.
This license authorizes the licensee to dispense medical marijuana to patients with Virginia medical marijuana cards upon doctors' recommendations.