Virginia's Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam Calls for Decriminalization of Marijuana

Northam says Virginia spends $67 million on marijuana enforcement, which is enough to open up another 13,000 pre-K spots for kids.

August 9, 2017
Legislation and regulation News State by State: Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia’s Lt Gov. Ralph Northam calls for the decriminalization of marijuana in a letter to the Virginia State Crime Commission on Monday.

STATE BY STATE: Virginia Cannabis News

Northam says Virginia’s current marijuana enforcement and sentencing laws remain “costly and disproportionately harmful to communities of color.”

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