Virginia Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Legalize Marijuana In 2021

Marijuana Moment, January 7, 2021

Following the lead of so many states before it, Virginia is on the road to legalization, as one of its lawmakers has filed a bill to legalize marijuana for adult use in the state. The bill from Delegate Steve Heretick is the first of what could be several proposals to end marijuana prohibition that the legislature will see in the current session.

The bill filing comes one month after Virginia Governor Ralph Northam (D) included provisions to lay the groundwork for cannabis legalization in a budget proposal that also calls for millions of dollars to support expungements.

With one of just four vertical operations in Virginia, and legislative change would be a massive growth driver for Merida's Dharma Pharmaceuticals.

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