Stories tagged: "marijuana"

Marijuana legalization needs to be equitable, activists say
Ettinger: Questions From a Soon To Be First-Time Marijuana User

BLACKSBURG-The General Assembly didn't quite answer everything when they legalized marijuana. Eve Ettinger has some questions.

Will Amherst County Allow Marijuana Sales? Voters Will Decide

AMHERST – Now that Virginia’s legalized marijuana, cities and counties have to choose what to allow. Amherst County wants voters to decide.

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.

Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For Wednesday, April 7

RICHMOND-Lawmakers return for marijuana vote, Shentel announces layoffs and school districts offer different plans.

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...

Mandatory Minimum Sentencing May Disappear
Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For Saturday, Feb. 6

RICHMOND - Bills to legalize marijuana, abolish the death penalty, and eliminate mandatory minimums passed the House and Senate yesterday.

Richmond Now Has a Marijuana Dispensary. How Does It Work?

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