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Marijuana possession penalty dropped to $25 fine (access required)

JLARC to study full legalization

Legislators have moved a step closer toward decriminalizing marijuana in Virginia. On Feb. 9, nine GOP delegates joined House Democrats to pass House Bill 972, reducing the penalty for possession of a half ounce or less of marijuana to a $25 fine – a first offense that was previously punishable by a maximum $500 fine and up ...