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VPM Daily Newscast: Feb. 6, 2024

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VPM Daily Newscast

The VPM Daily Newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Episodes are recorded the night before.

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Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Feb. 6, 2024:   

The five W’s of weed in the commonwealth
Reported by VPM News’ Jahd Khalil

This year, the Democrat majority in the General Assembly is considering how to set up a retail marketplace for marijuana. This includes not just dispensaries, but also growers, processors, shipping and testing facilities.

A Brenner Pass meals tax bill went from $10K to zero
Reported by VPM News’ Dave Cantor

Members of the Virginia Restaurant Association have reported between $1.5 and $2 million in fees and interest around the meals tax.

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