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Legislation Legalizing Medical Cannabis Takes Effect Tomorrow in Pennsylvania

Legislation to legalize medical cannabis was signed by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf last month, and tomorrow (May 17th) it becomes law. Senate Bill 3 makes Pennsylvania the 24th state in the U.S. to allow the medical use of cannabis, when not counting laws that only allow for the use of cannabis oil. The law was …

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Pennsylvania Governor Signs Bill Legalizing Medical Cannabis

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has signed into law a bill that legalizes the medical use and distribution of cannabis. The passage of Senate Bill 3 makes Pennsylvania the 24th state to allow the medical use of cannabis (not including states that only allow CBD oil). More than half of Americans now live in states with …

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Pennsylvania Senate Approves Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis With 42 to 7 Vote

Pennsylvania’s full Senate has given overwhelming approval to legislation (Senate Bill 3) that would legalize medical cannabis; the vote was 42 to 7. The measure was approved last month by the full House of Representatives with an 149 to 43 vote, though will need to go back to the House for one final vote given …

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Medical Cannabis Legalization Bill Given Approval by Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Pennsylvania’s full House of Representatives has given approval to Senate Bill 3, a proposal to legalize medical cannabis. The vote was 149 to 43. Senate Bill 3, introduced by Senators Daylin Leach and Mike Folmer, has already been approved by the state’s full Senate with a 40 to 7 vote, though it will need to …

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Pennsylvania House Rules Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis

Yesterday Pennsylvania’s House Rules Committee gave approval to Senate Bill 3, a proposal to legalize medical cannabis. The roll-call vote was a conclusive 25 to 8. Senate Bill 3, introduced by Senators Daylin Leach and Mike Folmer, has already been approved by the state’s full Senate with a 40 to 7 vote. The measure is …

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Pennsylvania House Health Committee Unanimously Approves Medical Cannabis Legalization Bill

Pennsylvania’s House Health Committee voted unanimously on Friday to approve Senate Bill 3, which would allow Pennsylvanians with certain medical conditions to possess, use and purchase cannabis pursuant to a recommendation from a physician. The proposal will now goes to the House Rules Committee before being up for a full House vote. Senate Bill 3 …

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Poll: 87% of Pennsylvania Voters Want Medical Cannabis Legalized

New polling out of Pennsylvania has found that a drastic majority of voters in the state support legalizing medical cannabis. According to the poll, conducted by Floyd Institute’s Center for Opinion Research at Franklin & Marshall College, 87% of Pennsylvania voters support legalizing cannabis for medical purposes. Among those 87%, 67% “strongly favor” medical cannabis …

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Pennsylvania Senate Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis

[Correction: Senate Bill 3 has not actually passed the full Senate as this article states, it’s passed the Senate State Government Committee and currently sits in the Senate Appropriations Committee. The CBS News post that we link to is incorrect. We apologize for the mistake.] Pennsylvania’s Senate has passed Senate Bill 3, a proposal to legalize …

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Pennsylvania Senate Committee Unanimously Passes Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis

The Pennsylvania Senate State Government Committee has given unanimous approval to Senate Bill 3, a proposal to legalize the medical use of cannabis. The measure now heads to the Senate Appropriations Committee, where its passage will set it up for a full Senate vote. The proposal, which is sponsored by a bipartisan coalition of 27 lawmakers, …

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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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