Virginia lawmakers have voted to decriminalize the use of marijuana. If the Governor signs the bill then beginning in July it will no longer be a crime to have up to an ounce of weed. 

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Virginia is on the verge of decriminalizing marijuana, and bills to make that happen have already passed the House and Senate.

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Members of the House of Delegates are poised to cast a vote Monday on decriminalizing marijuana.

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A few years ago, decriminalization of marijuana possession seemed out of reach in Virginia. Now, it’s very likely to happen this year.

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Old Dominion University has released its annual State of the Commonwealth report. And it shows that after a sluggish start to the decade, Virginia's economy is heading into a new one on a high note.