Virginia NORML has endorsed Delegate Simonds.
Delegate Simonds copatroned HB 2312 to legalize adult-use.
Holds office State House District 94
Bringing cannabis into the legal market and out of the criminal realm will help everyone with safer products, less crime and more tax revenue generated by the State.
We need automatic expungement. Our former approach to the "war on drugs" resulted in disproportionate punishment of Black and Brown citizens and is a shameful part of Virginia History that must be fixed with expungement.
As an educator, I think talking about marijuana use in terms of medical need is a good way to talk to young people. It's a good communication method for convincing people to accept marijuana use.
HB265 Decriminalization (Incorporated into HB972)
HB695 Exclude possession of marijuana from automatic suspension from school (Incorpoated into HB257)
HB5058 Prohibits Search and Seizure Based Solely on the Odor of Marijuana
SB5029 Prohibits Search and Seizure Based Solely on the Odor of Marijuana
HB 2312 Marijuana; legalization of simple possession, etc.