Drug Archives – Ervin Kibria Law

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May 31, 2019by Chris Lovos

  The country’s perspective towards marijuana is rapidly changing, and you need not look any further than DC or Maryland for proof. Unfortunately, the Commonwealth of Virginia still maintains some of the strictest marijuana laws in the country – despite efforts to reform these laws. IT IS POSSIBLE TO GET YOUR MARIJUANA CHARGE DROPPED But […]


July 7, 2017by Chris Lovos

Effective July 1, 2017, a long-overdue change to Virginia’s marijuana possession penalties will finally remove an archaic Virginia law. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed a bill on March 27, 2017 that removes the statutory requirement that a conviction for possession of marijuana must result in the suspension of the defendant’s license for a period of […]


November 23, 2016by Chris Lovos

There’s a lot of talk this election cycle about “normalization” – but one topic of normalization that may be flying under the radar is the growing acceptance and legalization of marijuana throughout the United States.  In just this past election, California, Massachusetts, and Nevada legalized marijuana possession, joining a handful of other states (such as […]


January 7, 2016by Chris Lovos

  Don’t Worry, There Are Defenses! If you’ve been charged in Virginia with possession of marijuana, do not just plead guilty.  Due to the seriousness of the offense, we strongly recommend that you contact the Virginia marijuana defense lawyers at Ervin Kibria PLLC.  There are defenses that you and your attorney should thoroughly consider.  Because possession […]


July 1, 2015by Chris Lovos

A dramatic increase in synthetic drug usage and consequent illness (some extremely severe) have led the governments of both Virginia and DC to strongly review how the suppliers of synthetic drugs should be dealt with, as well as increasing efforts to crackdown on individuals possessing synthetic drugs. The D.C. Council has unanimously approved emergency legislation […]