Friday, May 24 2013 4:18 PM EDT2013-05-24 20:18:56 GMT
RICHMOND, VA—Candy made out of marijuana has made its way to Virginia. "It looks just like a tootsie roll or a piece of fudge, and if it's out of the wrapper, there would be no way to know," said WayneMore >>
Candy made out of marijuana has made its way to Virginia.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 4:13 PM EDT2013-05-24 20:13:37 GMT
RICHMOND, VA—Neighbors in the Forrest View area say their backroads are turning into speedways. Residents took their concerns to the City's See—Click—Fix website, but are still waiting for answers, soMore >>
Neighbors in the Forrest View area say their backroads are turning into speedways.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 4:10 PM EDT2013-05-24 20:10:23 GMT
RICHMOND, VA—Work is underway to relocate the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia. The center will soon be expanding to nearly three times its current size. It's all part of the museum'sMore >>
Work is underway to relocate the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia.More >>
RICHMOND, VA. (AP) - Virginia has added a new drug to be used in executions to replace one that is in short supply.
The Virginia Department of Corrections said Friday that Rocuronium Bromide can now be used in the lethal injection cocktail. The drug is an alternative to Pancuronium Bromide, which is scarce nationwide.
Richard Dieter of the Death Penalty Information Center says Virginia appears to be the first state to substitute a drug for Pancuronium Bromide, which is used to paralyze the muscles. He says Texas and Georgia have switched from the three-drug cocktail to a bigger dose of the sedative that typically is the first of three drugs administered.
In May, an anti-death penalty group called Reprieve complained that Virginia had a stockpile of Pancuronium Bromide while hospitals are in short supply.
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