Virginia Adult-Use Cannabis Plans Halted Due to Failed Bills
Adult-use cannabis sales in Virginia won’t begin before Jan. 1, 2024 as originally planned.
February 28, 2023
Brian Blomerth’s Last Rip: Why The Illustrator Quit Weed After a Dave Matthews Concert
The beloved artist, known for his visual histories of psychedelics, may draw images of weed... but he does not smoke the stuff! As it turns out, going to a Dave Matthews concert scared Blomerth straight, and the story is stranger than fiction.
February 18, 2023
Virginia Legislative Panel Kills Retail Cannabis Bill
A Virginia legislative subcommittee has killed a bill to regulate retail sales of recreational marijuana, likely delaying progress on the issue until 2024.
February 16, 2023
Virginia Subcommittee Approves Psilocybin Rescheduling Bill
One Virginia Senator introduced a bill to reschedule psilocybin and create an advisory board to monitor access.
January 31, 2023
Virginia Officials Consider Measures To Reduce Stoned Driving
The Virginia Crime Commission is set to vote on recommendations this month.
December 1, 2022
Off-Duty Pentagon Police Officer Arrested With at Least 2.5 Kilos of Cocaine
By day, 33-year-old Eric Welch works as a police officer at the Pentagon. By night, he competes as a bodybuilder, offers fitness advice to his Instagram followers, and *allegedly* moonlights as a trap star.
November 3, 2022
Only a Quarter of Virginia Drivers Said Driving on Pot is ‘Extremely Dangerous,’ Survey Shows
Few Virginia drivers are concerned about the dangers of driving under the influence of pot compared to alcohol or texting.
November 1, 2022
Medical Weed Cards No Longer Required in Virginia Starting July 1
Medical cards will no longer be needed in the state of Virginia, which is expected to help patients in the Commonwealth access cannabis more efficiently.
June 24, 2022
Virginia Lawmakers Want to Recriminalize Pot
Virginia state lawmakers have released a budget proposal that would make public possession of more than four ounces of cannabis a criminal misdemeanor offense.
June 1, 2022
Virginia Senate Votes Against Governor’s Amendment to Criminalize Possession of Cannabis
Efforts from the governor of Virginia to amend a cannabis bill that would have criminalized possession of cannabis were not accepted by the Senate in a recent vote.
April 29, 2022