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  1. Ron Strider

    VA: Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam Expresses Support Of Decriminalization Of Marijuana

    Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam has submitted a letter to the Virginia State Crime Commission on Monday calling for the decriminalization of marijuana. In the letter, Northam says Virginia's marijuana enforcement and sentencing laws are costly and "disproportionately harmful to communities...
  2. Ron Strider

    VA: Ed Gillespie Supports Industrial Hemp At Gubernatorial Forum

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie supports industrial hemp, and he's not just blowing smoke. Gillespie, who along with Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ralph Northam participated in an agricultural forum at Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke on Friday, championed...
  3. K

    Marijuana Decriminalization Hangs Over Virginia Governor's Race

    Candice Rader is a 66-year-old retiree who grew up in a conservative home, voted for Donald Trump and watched her father suffer as a terminal cancer patient in the late 1970s before he died at the age of 53. Even though a friend offered her father marijuana to help alleviate his nausea, Rader...