Virginia Becomes The 27th State To Decriminalize Marijuana

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Virginia is officially the 27th state to decriminalize marijuana . On Sunday, Governor Ralph Northam passed the bill, reports Vox . It should be noted that this bill does not legalize marijuana, but it will “eliminate jail time for simple marijuana possession.” If caught with the drug, Virginia residents will receive a “civil penalty with a fine” for their first offense. Decriminalization means that jail and prison penalties will be removed. .en.

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