Dr. Joel Smithers of Virginia was sentenced to 40 years in prison after being convicted of more than 860 federal drug charges.
A recent study by the University of Mary Washington shows that more than 60 percent of Virginia residents also support legalization.
Virginia's three new medical marijuana laws will help practitioners serve more patients and meet more clinical needs.
In an op-ed, he says the current drug policy is “not working”.
In a powerful video statement thanking supporters, Virginia Delegate Stephen Heretick said legal cannabis is all about personal choice.
Virginia students will be able to access their life-saving medical cannabis in school.
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.
In the interest of harm reduction and lowered rates of infection, Virginia will get its first needle exchange program this year.
In Virginia, we see a man arrested for death threat against pro-marijuana congressman Scott Taylor.