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Medical Marijuana Stalls in Pennsylvania House

Medical Marijuana Stalls in Pennsylvania House

A medical marijuana bill that passed the Senate last week in Pennsylvania hsa stalled in the Republican-controlled House.  House Majority Leader Mike Turzai said Monday that the caucus does...
PA Senate Approves Medical Marijuana Bill

PA Senate Approves Medical Marijuana Bill

On Wednesday, Pennsylvania State Senators overwhelmingly voted to legalize medical marijuana, with a few stipulations.  Patients cannot smoke marijuana and they must receive a physician’s recommendation to use medical...
Pittsburg Steelers’ Running Backs Could Face Marijuana Possession Charges

Pittsburg Steelers’ Running Backs Could Face Marijuana Possession Charges

On Wednesday, Pittsburg Steelers running backs LeGarrette Blount and Le’Veon Bell were arrested for marijuana possession after a police officer was stopped next to their car on a motorcycle...
PA State Senator Used Marijuana During Trip to CO

PA State Senator Used Marijuana During Trip to CO

Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach admitted that he consumed marijuana during a recent taxpayer-funded trip to Colorado to learn more about the state’s legal marijuana program. Leach said that...
Record Number of Pennsylvanians Support Medical Marijuana Legalization

Record Number of Pennsylvanians Support Medical Marijuana Legalization

A new opinion survey conducted by Franklin & Marshall College found that 84% of Pennsylvanians strongly favor or somewhat favor legalizing medial marijuana for adults if it is recommended...
Pennsylvania Lawmakers to Vote on Medical Marijuana as Soon as This Month

Pennsylvania Lawmakers to Vote on Medical Marijuana as Soon as This Month

According to Pennsylvania lawmakers, a measure to legalize medical marijuana could go to a Senate committee vote as early as this month.  The bill would create a medical marijuana...
Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania, Will Have Hearing This Month

Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania, Will Have Hearing This Month

A medical marijuana bill was introduced in the Pennsylvania Senate this week by bipartisan sponsors. On Thursday, it was announced that the bill will get a hearing later this...
Pennsylvania Senator Proposes Marijuana Legalization Legislation

Pennsylvania Senator Proposes Marijuana Legalization Legislation

On Tuesday, Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach announced plans to introduce a marijuana legalization initiative in the state.  Working with Leach are two co-sponsors, Democrats from Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. ...
3 Arrested in Pennsylvania Synthetic Marijuana Ring

3 Arrested in Pennsylvania Synthetic Marijuana Ring

Three Pennsylvania residents are facing several charges after police purchased thousands of dollars of synthetic marijuana as a part of an undercover investigation.  Synthetic marijuana has been illegal in...