Virginia state capitol
The Virginia State Capitol in Richmond.
Zach Gibson/Getty Images

The Virginia General Assembly passed a bill on Wednesday allowing for the legal possession of up to one ounce of Marijuana.

Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax broke a 20-20 tie in the Virginia Senate, moving the legislation forward years earlier than anticipated.

The measure will go into effect on July 1, 2021.

This story is developing. Check back for updates.

Read the original article on Business Insider