Local Delegate fights to have marijuana legalized in Virginia

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Legalize marijuana: That’s the message from a Hampton Roads delegate Tuesday night.

Steve Heretick, a Democrat from Portsmouth, posted a YouTube video that lasted about two and a half minutes.

“It’s a very different day than it was just a few short years ago when politicians were being tough on crime and trying to criminalize this type of conduct,” Heretick explained. “I think we look at the use of marijuana today very different than we did a few years ago.”

Steve Heretick (Photo: Virginia General Assembly)

In the video, he compared marijuana laws to previous probation

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