Only 12% of Voters in Pennsylvania Oppose Medical Cannabis Legalization

A new Franklin & Marshall College poll released today has found that 84% of Pennsylvania voters favor the legalization of medical cannabis, witjulyh just 12% opposed to the move. The poll, which was prepared by the Center for Opinion Research, Floyd Institute for Public Policy and Franklin & Marshal College, comes just days after Pennsylvania’s Senate Law and Justice Committee voted unanimously to approve a bill to legalize medical cannabis.

According to the poll, only 8% of the 12% opposed “strongly oppose” the legalization of medical cannabis. The remaining 4% “somewhat oppose” the move. Of those in support, 59% “strongly support” medical cannabis legalization, and 25% “somewhat support” it.

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Pennsylvania Senator Threatens Sit-In At Governor’s Office Over Medical Cannabis Legalization

At a press conference on Monday, State Senator Daylin Leach, surrounded by the families of sick children seeking medical cannabis treatments, announced senator leach - pennlivehis intent to hold a sit-in at Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s office, unless the governor agrees to discuss legalizing medical cannabis by the end of this week.

“We are asking him to agree to a meeting by May 2nd, that’s this Friday,” said Senator Leach at the press conference. If the governor fails to schedule a meeting by the end of the week, the senator has firmly stated he plans to wait him out: “Me and the parents of these sick children, along with the children themselves, will gather in Governor Corbett’s office, and we will not voluntarily leave until a meeting is scheduled,” said Leach.

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