Virginia Adult-Use, Home Growing Cannabis Law To Take Effect July 1, Three Years Ahead Of Schedule

Virginia became the first state in the South to legalize adult-use after the state's lawmakers approved Wednesday several changes to cannabis bills SB 1406 and HB 2312, proposed by Virginia Governor Ralph , writes NORML.  

What happened

The two bills would create a statutory timeline for the legalization of the commercial cannabis market in the Old Dominion, and also enable the possession and growing of cannabis by adults.

Last week, the governor proposed amendments to the legislation to allow the personal use provisions of to take effect on July 1st, , instead of January 1, 2024, which was originally passed by lawmakers.  

This means that, starting July 1st, adult residents of …

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