RICHMOND, Va. — A newspaper says arrests on marijuana-related costs have fallen dramatically in and round Virginia’s capital since a brand new regulation took impact July 1 legalizing possession of small quantities of pot for adults 21 and over.
The Richmond Instances-Dispatch checked out native regulation enforcement information for Richmond and three counties.
It says there have been 25 marijuana-related arrests within the first seven weeks, in comparison with over 250 throughout the identical interval final 12 months.
The regulation legalized possession of as much as 1 ounce of marijuana and the cultivation of 4 pot crops per family.
Promoting marijuana stays unlawful till 2024.