West Virginia Bill Proposed to Decriminalize Cannabis
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West Virginia Bill Proposed to Decriminalize Cannabis

Members of the West Virginia House of Delegates are backing a bill to allow counties to decide to authorize its production and sale.

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January 29, 2019

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Members of the West Virginia House of Delegates are backing a bill to decriminalize marijuana, as well as allow counties to decide to authorize its production and sale.

House Bill 2331, introduced earlier this month, would legalize the production of marijuana as well as possession of the drug up to an ounce. The state Bureau for Public Health would be responsible for permitting production and sales facilities, and the state Department of Revenue would oversee the related collection of taxes.

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