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Senator Dunnavant's Bill to Improve Virginia’s Regulated Medical Cannabis Program Heads to Governor's Desk for Signature

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Richmond, Va - Senator Siobhan Dunnavant's SB1557 to clarify and improve the regulation of pharmaceutical processors is heading to the governor's desk after unanimously passing its final vote in the Senate.

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Bill to Ensure Access for Medical Cannabis Patients Set to Become Law

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Richmond, Va — Senator David Marsden's SB1719 has passed through both the House of Delegates and the Virginia Senate, and is headed to the governor’s desk for signature. 

SB1719 allows "registered agents” for those patients physically unable to pick up or receive delivery of their medical cannabis, like those in hospice, assisted living facilities, and those who rely on home healthcare providers.

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Medical Cannabis Bills Unanimously Pass Virginia Senate

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Richmond, Va — Senator Siobhan Dunnavant's SB1557, Senator David Marsden's SB1719, and Senator Glen Sturtevant's SB1632 have passed the Senate unanimously.

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Virginia NORML to Host Screening of Documentary Weed the People at Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse

As the Virginia General Assembly considers improvements to last year’s Let Doctors Decide medical cannabis expansion bill, the Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse will host a screening of the documentary Weed the People on February 7 at 7:00pm.

The film follows the struggles of families fighting to keep their children alive with the help of medical cannabis.

The screening is presented by Virginia NORML, the organization spearheading marijuana law reform efforts in the Commonwealth.

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Virginia Medical Cannabis Bills Clear Senate Committee

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Richmond, Va — Three medical cannabis bills cleared the Senate Committee on Education and Health this morning and are headed to the Senate floor.

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Grandin Theatre to Host Screening of Landmark Documentary Weed the People

ROANOKE, Va  ---- As the Virginia General Assembly considers improvements to last year’s Let Doctors Decide medical cannabis expansion bill, the Grandin Theatre in Roanoke will host a screening of the documentary Weed the People this Tuesday at 7:15pm.

The film follows the struggles of families fighting to keep their children alive with the help of medical cannabis.

The screening is presented by Virginia NORML, the organization spearheading marijuana law reform efforts in the Commonwealth.

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Norfolk Event to Educate Virginia Medical Professionals on Medical Cannabis Program

 

Recent changes to medical cannabis laws have represented a sea change in policy for medical professionals in Virginia.

There are new regulations, new forms, and new norms surrounding medical cannabis in the Commonwealth.

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Gov. Northam Proposes Decriminalization of Simple Possession of Marijuana

Governor Ralph Northam wants Virginia to become the next state to decriminalize marijuana possession.

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Senator Dunnavant Files Bill to Improve Virginia’s Regulated Medical Cannabis Program

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RICHMOND -- Senator Siobhan S. Dunnavant (R-12) has filed SB1557 to clarify and improve the regulation of pharmaceutical processors.

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Norfolk Commonwealth's Attorney Announces Office Will Not Prosecute Misdemeanor Marijuana Possession


More big marijuana news out of Norfolk.

In a letter addressed to "Judges, City/State Leaders, and Criminal Justice/Public Safety Colleagues," Norfolk Commonwealth's Attorney Greg Underwood sent a powerful message last week. 

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