Virginia lawmakers have passed legislation that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. Those caught with the drug would instead receive a fine of no more than $25. See the original article at WRIC

The Virginia House of Delegates approved a bill to decriminalize marijuana on Monday, and the Senate is expected to pass similar legislation later this week. The House-passed proposal would make simple possession a civil penalty punishable by a maximum $25 fine. Current policy stipulates that a first offense is punishable by a maximum $500 fine […]

In the final weeks of its 2019 session, Virginia’s General Assembly passed three bills that would help people using cannabis-derived medications. SB 1632, sponsored by Sen. Glen Sturtevant, R-Richmond, would prohibit schools from suspending or expelling a student for using CBD or THC-A oil with valid permission. SB 1557, introduced by Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant, R-Henrico, […]

The Hemp Dog Cafe debuted at the Richmond Bacon Festival last week with hot dog buns made from hemp seeds, hemp oil and hemp flour. And yes, it’s legal. “When people come up and they see hemp, they typically get worried at first,” said Hemp Dog Cafe chef Sean Murphy. “It’s associated with the marijuana […]

Military veteran, T.J. Thompson is waging a personal battle on behalf of veterans’ health rights everywhere to change medical cannabis laws in Virginia.  Thompson says he’s tried traditional medicine in the Navy, for his PTSD, but it did not work for him. Read Full Story On http://wtkr.com/2014/02/14/military-veteran-joins-the-fight-for-medical-marijuana-in-virginia/