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New THC Laws to Take Effect in Virginia July 1

Starting July 1, a slate of new laws are set to take effect, including new legislation that restricts the sale of some hemp-derived products. 

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‘It’s a Huge Win’: Virginia Diabetic Celebrates New Insulin Price Decreases

After years of pressure from advocates, the three major insulin makers announced in March that they would implement monthly price caps and/or lower the list price of insulin. The moves came after Democrats passed laws effectively forcing the companies to act.

Judge’s Abortion Pill Ruling Could Have Widespread Consequences On Health Care Access

Access to the abortion medication mifepristone has been called into question following the issuance of competing rulings in Texas and Washington.

FILE- A cannibis plant that is close to harvest grows in a grow room at the Greenleaf Medical Cannabis facility in Richmond, Va., June 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
Democrats Renew Push for Biden to Decriminalize Weed, an Idea Virginians Overwhelmingly Support.

Most Virginians want legal weed and so do seven in 10 Americans. It’s about as popular an idea as exists in modern politics, with majorities of virtually every demographic supporting legalization. 

Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., gestures during a rally for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe in Richmond, Va., Friday, Oct. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
OxyContin: The Opioid That Changed America

A bill from Rep. Abigail Spanberger aims to combat skyrocketing rates of substance use disorder and addiction.

From Addicted To Advocate: Virginia Mom Shares Story, Hope With Others

Looking from the outside, it’s easy to imagine she’s experienced rainbows and sunshine every day of her existence. Her reality, just five years ago, couldn’t have been further from the truth. 

Richmond Has a Marijuana Dispensary. How Does It Work?

RICHMOND-Green Leaf Medical first opened its doors three weeks ago.