Washington, DC asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Virginia

Q: will officers in VA be able to use marijuana smell as probable cause to search a vehicle when the new law is in effect.

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Brian M. Latuga
Brian M. Latuga
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  • Cannabis & Marijuana Law Lawyer
  • Virginia Beach, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: Yes. It is not legal, but merely a lesser penalty (civil infraction) for smaller amounts of plant marijuana.

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