Q: As a 23 year old Virginia resident, can I purchase recreational Marijuana in washington dc?
A: Purchasing marijuana is legal in the District of Columbia. What I'm guess you are asking is if you can bring it back into Virginia and possess it. Possession of Marijuana is not legal in the state of Va but it was just decriminalized - which make it a civil penalty of $25 for possession of less than an ounce. I can not advise you to cross state lines with a substance which could still be considered federally illegal but this is the relevant information you need.
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