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Virginia Bill to End Driver’s License Suspensions for Marijuana Possession Passes Full Legislature

Virginia’s full legislature has passed a measure that would end driver’s license suspensions for simple marijuana possession. Senate Bill 1091 was given approval by the Senate with a 38 to 2 vote, and was quickly passed by the House of Representatives with a rare unanimous vote (95 to 0). The measure now goes to Governor …

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Proposal to Decriminalize Cannabis Filed in Virginia’s Senate

Virginia State Senator Adam Ebbin has filed a proposal to decriminalize cannabis. Senate Bill 686 would remove criminal penalties for the possession of up to an ounce of cannabis, making it a simple $100 ticket rather than an arrestable misdemeanor. The proposal, which will be considered by the state’s Senate once the Legislature reconvenes in …

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