Tag: decriminalization

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Will Cities Be Able To Decriminalize Abortion?

June 3, 2022

Via: FindLaw

Facing the possibility of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, federal, state, and local lawmakers supportive of abortion rights have been scrambling to find legal avenues to protect abortion access in states where restrictions are almost certain to […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Virginia legislature passes marijuana decriminalization bill

March 9, 2020

Via: Jurist

The Virginia legislature passed a bill Sunday to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. Governor Ralph Northam is expected to sign the bill into law. HB 972 changes the penalty for simple possession of marijuana. Under current law, […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Virginia House approves marijuana decriminalization bill, Senate expected to pass its own version

February 11, 2020

Via: Jurist

A bill drastically reducing penalties for simple possession of marijuana passed the Virginia House of Delegates on Monday by a 64-34 vote with bipartisan support. The bill, which has the support of Governor Ralph Northam, would scrap criminal charges for […]