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On 4/20 a legal market for cannabis seems far away in Virginia

Updated: Apr 27

Eric Kolenich | Richmond Times-Dispatch | April 20, 2023

"It’s now legal to possess up to one ounce of marijuana in Virginia. But there’s no legal way to buy it or sell it, and now, on 4/20, a day celebrated for cannabis consumption, almost two years after legalization, it appears the creation of a legal marketplace won’t come to the state anytime soon. Democrats who passed the legislation in 2021 set a goal of legal marijuana commerce by 2024. Now Republicans control the governor’s mansion and the House of Delegates, and they’ve hit the brakes."

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