Please oppose these bills which would increase jail time for nonviolent drug offenders:
*HB1699, 1808 & SB 880- Life
sentence for juveniles involved in drug sales.
*HB 1796 &1819- Increases marijuana felonies by adding weight of seeds and stems to charges.
*HB1517- Creates additional penalty for drug sales within 100 yards of a bus stop.
*HB1548- Adds drug sales to inmates to offences leading to asset forfeiture.
*HB 1718- Creates additional penalty for drug sales within 1000' of preschool.
*HB 1896-Imitation controlled substances like oregano and baking soda to draw jail time.
*SB 820- Denies bail if a firearm is present at scene of arrest.
*HB1850- Criminalizes two drugs popular at “rave” parties.
*HB1489- Prohibits strip searches of students.
*HJ 94 Industrial hemp study.
WHO IS VADV?
Virginians Against Drug Violence is a voluntary association of persons who
participate in activities directed at changing drug policy in our state. We
have a vision of peace, which recognizes that imprisonment and other
dehumanizing methods are not good ways to achieve temperance.
For more information call or write:
Lennice Werth at (804)645-7838 <Rt.3 Box 692,Crewe, VA 23930>
email: Lennice@nottowayez.net or Miguet@infi.net