Debriefing the 2021 WV Legislative Session – Marijuana


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  By Brian Skinner, Esq. Even though a total of 17 bills related to marijuana were filed for introduction in the West Virginia Senate and House during the 2021 legislative session, only two received any consideration and none crossed the finish line to become law. Of those 17 bills, three would have lowered or extinguished …Read More

W.Va. House, Senate Prepare for Session in a Pandemic


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Almost a year after adjourning last March, lawmakers returned to the state capitol early in January to prepare for the upcoming legislative session. But this time, they wore face masks. Some had to work away from the floor, in spectator galleries, apart from the colleagues with whom they normally would sit side-by-side. West Virginia legislators …Read More

W.Va. House, Senate Prepare for Session in a Pandemic


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West Virginia Public Broadcasting | By Emily Allen | Published January 26, 2021  Almost a year after adjourning last March, lawmakers returned to the state capitol early in January to prepare for the upcoming legislative session. But this time, they wore face masks. Some had to work away from the floor, in spectator galleries, apart from the …Read More

Pennsylvania governor urges legalization of adult-use cannabis: What About West Virginia?


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By Brian Skinner, Esq. On Tuesday, Governor Tom Wolf of West Virginia’s neighbor to the north, Pennsylvania, called on state lawmakers to legalize a commercial recreational marijuana program during the fall legislative session. Pennsylvannia’s Medical Marijuana Program was signed into law on April 17, 2016, and one year and two days later, West Virginia’s Medical Cannabis Program, a virtual carbon …Read More

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Lawsuit questions if state overrode local control to benefit specific hotel project - WV MetroNews https://wvmetronews.com/2022/01/16/lawsuit-questions-if-state-overrode-local-control-to-benefit-specific-hotel-project/

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West Virginia, worst in the nation on bridges, gets $500 million to improve them - WV MetroNews https://wvmetronews.com/2022/01/16/west-virginia-worst-in-the-nation-on-bridges-gets-500-million-to-improve-them/

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