Odds of Virginia decriminalizing or legalizing marijuana this year just plummeted

https://www.thecannabist.co/2018/01/26/virginia-marijuana-legalization-panel/97605/ RICHMOND, Va. — A key panel in the Virginia state House has rejected a proposal to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. The Virginian-Pilot reports that the panel voted 7-1 against the measure Wednesday, likely dooming any chance of Virginia joining the growing list of states to decriminalize or…

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Richard Lowe

Richard Lowe is a 14-year veteran of the financial sector with licenses as a commodity broker (Series 3) and investment advisor representative (IAR Series 65). Along with a focus on raising capital for the firms he was employed with, he also wrote and edited much of the content published by them. He holds a BA in Journalism from the University of Massachusetts. He has been a longtime advocate for marijuana legalization due to the social injustices associated with marijuana prohibition and the strong potential for the medicinal benefits of cannabis.

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