Marijuana, synthetic; penalties for possession, intent to sell, distribute, etc. (SB1186)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Penalties for possession, sale, gift, distribution or possession with intent to sell, give or distribute synthetic marijuana. Creates a new category for %93synthetic marijuana%94 as a series of controlled substances listed in Schedule 1 ( 54.1-3446) of the Drug Control Act ( 54.1-3400 et seq.). Notwithstanding the provisions regarding punishment for possession and distribution of controlled substances listed in Schedule 1, punishment for possession and distribution of synthetic marijuana is largely in accord with the provisions for actual marijuana. The bill has an emergency clause. Read the Bill »

Status

01/26/2011: Merged into SB745

History

DateAction
01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/12/11 11102103D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2011Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/19/2011Impact statement from VCSC (SB1186)
01/26/2011Incorporated by Courts of Justice (SB745-Herring) (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)