Drug

New Law Removes Automatic Suspension of Drivers License for Possession of Marijuana

Effective July 1, 2017, a long-overdue change to Virginia’s marijuana possession penalties will finally remove an archaic Virginia law. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed a bill on March 27, 2017 …

A Changing Tide in Marijuana? Not in Virginia…

There’s a lot of talk this election cycle about “normalization” – but one topic of normalization that may be flying under the radar is the growing acceptance and legalization of …

Why Virginia Suspends Your License For Possession of Marijuana

During initial consultations, one of the most common reactions that I see is surprise upon learning that a conviction for possession of marijuana will result in a 6 month suspension …

Virginia Possession of Marijuana Defenses

Don’t Worry, There Are Defenses! If you’ve been charged in Virginia with possession of marijuana, do not just plead guilty.  Due to the seriousness of the offense, we strongly recommend …

Crackdown on Possession of Synthetic Drugs in Virginia & DC

A dramatic increase in synthetic drug usage and consequent illness (some extremely severe) have led the governments of both Virginia and DC to strongly review how the suppliers of synthetic …

Synthetic Marijuana Defense in Virginia

Fairfax & Loudoun Possession of Synthetic Marijuana In recent years, it has been difficult for law enforcement to charge individuals with drug offenses related to synthetic marijuana, also known as …