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Wave That Flag! Richmond’s Pride 2024 Events Are Here to Slay

We are a little late on this but Virginia Pride has unveiled the schedule for its annual "Endless Summer of Pride" campaign, a celebration of the Richmond region's LGBTQ community. The campaign kicked off on May 31 with a pride flag-raising ceremony at City Hall,...

RVA 5X5: It Was The Dime Bridge Before It Cost A Nickel

The post last week on the history (and future) of the Mayo Bridge was a big hit; so this week we will look at the Boulevard Bridge (aka the Nickel Bridge) after reading an article in the Times-Dispatch that was followed by a photo collage of old photos from the...

Will 385 People Come Watch ‘Clerks’ with Us at the Byrd?

“This job would be great if it wasn’t for the fucking customers.”  – Randal Graves, having to work at RST Video.  When we think of the word “hero” in cinema, what comes to mind? Sigourney Weaver as Lt. Ripley in Alien, Sylvester Stallone as John Rambo, Humphrey...

How The Equity Fund Could Help More People Cultivate and Sell Cannabis

Virginia’s plan for a recreational cannabis market includes a way to help micro businesses, formerly known as the social equity license, get involved with what is anticipated to be a multimillion dollar business — if the plan survives the governor’s desk.  The Virginia Cannabis Equity Loan Fund will provide grants, low-interest and...

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CANNABIS-EQUITY-FUND-story by-VCU-CNS_photo by Tim Foster_RVA Magazine-2024

We Experimented with Salvia Divinorum Back in 2008

Recently, we came across an infographic based on a 2019 study called Consciousness and Cognition conducted by Tagliazucchi and his colleagues. The study aimed to determine which psychedelic drug most closely resembles a near-death experience (NDE). They analyzed over 15,000 reports of experiences involving 165 psychoactive substances and...

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The Salvia experiment by RVA Mag 2008

The Highs and Lows of Virginia’s Latest Marijuana Legislation

Last Wednesday, the Virginia General Assembly kicked off its 2024 session, now under the fresh leadership of a Democratic majority in both chambers and one of the first things we want to mention is new bill, HB 698, introduced by Del. Paul Krizek (D) and backed by Sen. Adam Ebbin (D), aimed at legalizing marijuana sales. This move is a big...

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Richmond & The New High Times

It's no secret that America has a complicated history with mind-altering substances, but recent trends suggest that the nation may be turning over a new leaf, both figuratively and literally. According to the University of Michigan's annual Monitoring the Future study, the use of cannabis and psychedelic drugs among U.S. adults reached an...

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Richmond and the high times 2023

Richmond Marijuana Delivery: The Cat’s Out of the Bag

Oh no! The RTD has caught wind of what is really happening in the city, now everyone knows what's up. City Hall been caught with their pants down, but let’s be real, it's not the fault of our city's green entrepreneurs. It’s the head-scratcher of a legal framework, or rather lack thereof, that’s brought us to this bonanza in Richmond. So what...

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Marijuana Possession and Cultivation Could Be Legal By July

Marijuana was originally scheduled to become fully legal in Virginia in 2024, but now Governor Northam has listened to advocates and is now working to move up the timeline, potentially making it legal this summer. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam amended legislation to accelerate the legalization of marijuana possession and home cultivation in the...

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Virginia Marijuana Card Doctors Now Seeing Patients

With the legalization of medical marijuana across the state of Virginia, qualifying patients can now obtain a recommendation from a qualified physician and access medical marijuana dispensaries.  The medical marijuana laws in Virginia allow doctors to recommend cannabis for any ailment that they believe could benefit from its use. Some of...

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