Following a public safety emergency, NORML's Virginia chapter is pushing for legal cannabis.
Officials report that marijuana arrests in Virginia dropped by more than eight percent.
The new laws will take effect July 1, 2020.
A new law decriminalizing possession of marijuana in Virginia is set to go into effect next week, and the state legislature’s black caucus is already pushing colleagues to go further by ...
Lawmakers, who say that the state isn’t ready for legalization yet, advanced decriminalization bills, incorporated a bulk of the measures and continued legalization measures to 2021.
Possession of up to one ounce is now just a $25 fine, and medical dispensaries should open later this year.
The governor and attorney general have put the state on a path toward legal adult use, starting with eliminating penalties for possession.
Virginia lawmakers approved most of Gov. Ralph Northam’s amendments to a bill that would decriminalize marijuana possession in the state.
"Virginians have long opposed the criminalization of personal marijuana possession, and Gov. Northam's signature turns that public opinion into public policy."
A delegate who represents parts of Hampton Roads has introduced a bill that -- if passed -- would decriminalize marijuana possession in Virginia.
Legalization advocates are calling the results early evidence that regulating marijuana protects kids better than banning it -- a pattern that has so far played out in other states. ...
Gov. Wolf expressed his strongest support yet of legalizing cannabis for recreational use on Wednesday during a Twitter Townhall.