2019 State of the Commonwealth Report
Over 30 states permit the personal use of marijuana for medical purposes and more than 10 states have legalized the possession of small amounts for personal use. With increasing calls in Virginia for the decriminalization or legalization of small amounts of marijuana, we examine who uses the substance, who is being arrested for possession or use, and what the revenue impact might be if marijuana were legalized in the Commonwealth.
Dragas Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University, "Part 4: Marijuana in Virginia" (2019). State of the Commonwealth Reports. 37.