A legalization bill failed to pass — but residents will no longer fear jail time for pot possession.
It's been an up-and-down road.
Senator Sara Kyle and Representative Gloria Johnson sponsored the bills in the Senate and House of Representatives, respectively.
The bills were struck down a week after the governor called for the decriminalization of marijuana in the state.
While Virginia lawmakers consider decriminalization, Delegate Steve Herrick (D-Portsmouth) wants to "cut to the chase" with full legalization.
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Will the Lone Star State be successful in decriminalizing marijuana?
Will North Carolina see meaningful marijuana policy reform in the near future?
Members of the Blackfeet nation can now possess medical cannabis obtained legally in Montana.
Pennsylvania may decriminalize marijuana to clear up the state's clogged court system.