Stories tagged: "cannabis"

Marijuana possession will be legal in Virginia in July
Virginia’s General Assembly Legalized Marijuana. What Does The Law Say?

Personal possession and cultivation of marijuana will be legal in Virginia starting July 1, after the General Assembly voted to pass amendments to this year’s marijuana legalization bill.

Virginia apparently loves their peeps!
Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For Monday, April 5

Some Virginia health districts move to Phase 2, debate over building name at University of Richmond intensifies, and a drive-thru cannabis dispensary is opening in Richmond.

Marijuana legalization needs to be equitable, activists say
Activists Want Equitable Marijuana Legalization Without Youth Criminalization

RICHMOND – Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced several amendments to marijuana legalization legislation in the Commonwealth Wednesday, including an amendment to legalize marijuana possession this July. Advocacy groups are praising the governor’s accelerated timeline for legalization, but say that the measures he’s proposing still don’t go far enough towards addressing the harms of criminalization. Their...