Bill Introduced To Legalize Marijuana In Virginia
Virginia administrators are back at the capital for the 2019 authoritative meeting that commences Wednesday.
Gov. Ralph Northam will give his State of the Commonwealth at 7 p.m. in Richmond after the General Assembly gathers around early afternoon.
The current year’s meeting is booked to most recent 45 days and end on Feb. 23.
A significant part of the emphasis will be on state charge approach and whether to grow betting in Virginia.
A Democrat delegate, speaking to Norfolk and Portsmouth, has just presented a bill that would legitimize weed in Virginia.
Representative Steve Heretick has been a supporter for pot change since 2016 when he was first chosen, as indicated by WVEC.S
House Bill 2371 would sanction maryjane for buy and utilization by grown-ups 21 years old for clinical or recreational purposes.
“The opportunity has arrived for grown-ups to have the opportunity to choose for themselves whether to expend weed in the protection of their homes,” said Delegate Heretick in a video.
His bill would likewise take into account the development, assembling, and dissemination of weed all through the state for those more established than 21 and permit the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to give licenses for development and retail circulation of maryjane.
It would likewise accommodate constrained home development and individual use.
Sen. Adam Ebbin has presented a bill to decriminalize straightforward cannabis ownership — characterized as 1/2 ounce or less — and give a most extreme common punishment of $50 for a first infringement in Virginia.
The present law conveys a prison sentence of as long as 30 days and a most extreme $500 fine for a first offense.
In Virginia, five organizations are required to open the state’s first clinical cannabis dispensaries in 2019.