Virginia Medical Marijuana News

Virginia: Poll - 84% Of Virginians Back Medical Marijuana

Richmond Times-Dispatch

April 1st, 2014
A new poll finds that Virginia voters support legalizing medical marijuana by an overwhelming 84 percent to 13 percent, but support for recreational marijuana is divided with 46 percent in favor and 48 percent opposed.

Virginia: 4 Out Of 5 Virginians Support Medical Marijuana, Half Same-Sex Marriage


March 31st, 2014
RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – There’s overwhelming support for medical marijuana and growing support for same-sex marriage in Virginia. This is all according to the latest poll from Quinnipiac University.

Virginia: Virginians Back Gay Marriage, Medical Marijuana

Richmond Times-Dispatch

March 31st, 2014
Support for same-sex marriage among Virginia voters remains unchanged since last summer, when the U.S. Supreme Court struck down parts of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, a new poll finds.

Virginia: Epilepsy Foundation Of Virginia Backs Medical Marijuana Research

Richmond Times-Dispatch

February 22nd, 2014
The Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia has joined its national counterpart in supporting improved access and research into medical marijuana to treat epilepsy.

Virginia: Medical Marijuana Lobbyists Will Be In Richmond On Monday, Jan. 20

Daily Press

January 17th, 2014
T.J. Thompson, chair of Safe Access Virginia, the newly formed state chapter of Americans for Safe Access, the national group advocating for medical cannabis (it prefers the "scientific" term over marijuana), will be leading a lobbying effort in Richmond on Monday, Jan. 20.

Virginia: EMT On Leave After Marijuana-Related Charge In Henrico

Richmond Times-Dispatch

September 26th, 2013
RICHMOND – The Richmond Ambulance Authority has placed one of its emergency medical technicians on administrative leave following his arrest for allegedly giving marijuana-laced baked goods to juveniles.

Virginia: Major Pot Bust In Prince George

Richmond Times-Dispatch

August 28th, 2013
Police have located 100 marijuana plants, seized 11 firearms and found about 2,500 grams of processed marijuana during a law enforcement raid today in the Burrowsville area of Prince George County.