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Cannabis control; establishes framework for creation of retail market, transitional sale, penalties.


Chief Patron:
Keith Hodges (R)

2023 Regular Session


As Introduced. Cannabis control; retail market; transitional sales; penalties.

Establishes a framework for the creation of a retail marijuana market in the Commonwealth, to be administered by the Virginia Cannabis Control Authority. The bill allows the Authority to begin issuing marijuana licenses on July 1, 2024, and, beginning July 1, 2023, allows certain pharmaceutical and industrial hemp processors, pending establishment of the retail market, to cultivate, manufacture, and sell cannabis products to persons 21 years of age or older. (Less)
  • Bill History

  • 12/27/2022 - House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23101530D
  • 12/27/2022 - House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
  • 01/04/2023 - House: Impact statement from VCSC (HB1464)
  • 01/23/2023 - House: Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #5
  • 01/31/2023 - House: House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
  • 01/31/2023 - House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
  • 02/07/2023 - House: Left in General Laws