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Virginia Law on Criminal Records & Background Checks

As of July 1, 2020, under Virginia law, it is a Class 1 misdemeanor crime for an employer to require a job applicant to disclose information concerning a possession of marijuana arrest, charge, or conviction.   § 19.2-389.3. Marijuana possession; limits on dissemination of criminal history record information; prohibited practices by employers, educational institutions, and state […]