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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 SB 1557 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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Marijuana Goes Mainstream in Virginia with More Legislative Action Expected at 2019 General Assembly


Marijuana Goes Mainstream in Virginia with More Legislative Action Expected at 2019 General Assembly

2018 will be remembered as the year marijuana went mainstream in Virginia with the passage of the historic Let Doctors Decide medical cannabis bill, expanding access for all Virginia patients  to the five vertically integrated pharmaceutical facilities that will be opening across the Commonwealth this year.

Advocates for marijuana law reform in Virginia see opportunity for continued progress in 2019.

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Virginia NORML Hosts Screening of "Weed the People” at Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse

Weed the People

The acclaimed documentary "Weed the People" will be screened on Thursday, February 7 at Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse at 7pm. 

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Virginia NORML Hosts Screening of "Weed the People” at Grandin Theatre in Roanoke

Weed the People

The acclaimed documentary "Weed the People" will be screened on Tuesday, January 29 at The Grandin Theatre in Roanoke at 7:15pm. 

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Delegate Hurst Files Bill to Allow Medical Cannabis Use at Schools

Delegate Chris L. Hurst (D-12) has filed HB 1720 to allow students registered with Virginia’s medical cannabis program to use their medicine at school and school-sponsored activities.

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Tortilla West in Norfolk Shows Support for Virginia NORML

At Virginia NORML, we love it when local businesses step up and show support for marijuana law reform in Virginia. 

Tortilla West in Norfolk has named Virginia NORML its non-profit of the month for December. They will be collecting donations for marijuana reform until the end of the year.

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Gift the Gift of Marijuana Law Reform this Holiday Season


This holiday season, give the marijuana (law reform) lover in your life a gift much more meaningful than socks. 

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Free copy of the book "Marijuana is Safer" when you join Virginia NORML


Marijuana is safer than alcohol. So why are we driving people to drink? 


That’s the question brilliantly answered in the book Marijuana is Safer, and it’s yours free with your 2019 membership to Virginia NORML when you join during the month of December. 

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