Saturday, July 11, 2020
Virginia Marijuana Decriminalization

Marijuana Decriminalization In Virginia Takes Effect July 1

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed a bill into law that will decriminalize cannabis possession from July 1, 2020. Virginia now becomes the...
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Virginia Gov Approves Decriminalization and Medical Marijuana Bill

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam approved legislation to decriminalize cannabis possession and two others pieces of legislation to formally legalize and expand the...
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Virginia House and Senate Pass Marijuana Decriminalization Bills

The Virginia House of Delegates and the Senate each approved legislation to decriminalize cannabis. The House-approved bill would make...
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Virginia’s New Prosecutor Will Not Pursue Low-Level Pot Offenses

Two newly-elected Virginia prosecutors said they will not pursue low-level marijuana possession cases in their counties. Fairfax County Commonwealth’s...
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Virginia To Take Overdue Action On Marijuana Reform In 2020

2020 could shape up to be a defining year for marijuana reform in Virginia, one of the country’s most conservative states when...
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Most Virginia Residents Want Legalized Cannabis

A clear majority of Virginians think that marijuana should be legal for adult use in the state, according to a new poll...
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Three Newly Signed Laws Expand Virginia’s Medical Marijuana Program

On July 1, three medical marijuana laws entered into force in Virginia, four months after Governor Ralph Northam signed them.
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Virginia Medical Marijuana Bills Clear Senate Committee

Students in Virginia who use cannabidiol (CBD) oil are set to enjoy greater protection thanks to legislation unanimously passed by the Senate.
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Marijuana Legalization Bills Already In Motion In Five Red States

When political candidates propose new platform ideas and win, other politicians notice, and in the wake of Democratic victories in 2018 by...
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Virginia Marijuana Arrests At The Highest In A Decade

In Virginia, marijuana remains illegal, although support for decriminalization is very high. Nevertheless, arrests for possession of small amounts have been increasing since 2016....