Virginia: Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect July 1
MAY 21, 2020
Richmond, VA: Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has signed legislation ( Senate Bill 2 | House Bill 972 ) decriminalizing marijuana possession. ” Governor Northam had previously gone on record in support of decriminalizing marijuana violations and expunging past convictions, as has Attorney General Mark Herring. Twenty six states additional states and the District of Columbia have either legalized or decriminalized the adult possession and use of marijuana.