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Pennsylvania Governor Says He’ll Sign Legislation to Legalize Medical Cannabis if Given the Opportunity

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has announced that he will sign legislation to legalize medical cannabis if it reaches his desk. The announcement was made the same day as medical cannabis legislation was filed in the state’s Senate. “I commend the bipartisan effort to allow Pennsylvania doctors to prescribe medical marijuana,” said Governor Wolf at an …

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Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis Approved by Pennsylvania Senate

Pennsylvania’s Senate has voted 43 to 7 to legalize medical cannabis through the passage of Senate Bill 1182. The proposal now heads to the House of Representatives, where its passage will send it to Governor Tom Corbett for consideration. Under Senate Bill 1182, the possession and use of cannabis oils, tinctures and edibles will be …

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Pennsylvania Senate Committee Votes to Legalize Medical Cannabis

Pennsylvania’s Senate Appropriations Committee voted 21 to 5 Monday to approve Senate Bill 1182, a proposal to legalize medical cannabis. A full Senate vote is expected as soon as Tuesday. The proposal, which was approved by the Senate Law and Justice Committee in June, would legalize medical cannabis for those with qualifying conditions such as …

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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 his 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 …

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Bipartisan Proposal to Legalize Medical Cannabis Being Filed in Pennsylvania

A proposal to legalize medical cannabis in Pennsylvania will be filed Monday in the state’s Senate. The bipartisan measure will be sponsor by Democratic Senator Daylin Leach, and Republican Senator Mike Folmer. “It’s time that we help these individuals to end their pain and suffering,” Senator Leach said in November. “I invite my fellow legislators …

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