Medical Marijuana

Stigall Show Log 9.25.14

Chris talked about the media coverage of the gay couple assaulted in Center City, Shaneen Allen being offered pre-trial intervention, and President Obama’s address of the threat posed by ISIL at the United Nations. He also welcomed the Eagles Cheerleaders into the studio at 8:35.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/25/2014

A one-ounce bag of medicinal marijuana is displayed at the Berkeley Patients Group in Berkeley, California. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Despite Governor’s Objection, Pa. Senate OKs Medical Marijuana Bill

After an emotionally charged debate, Pennsylvania state senators passed legislation to legalize several forms of medical marijuana.

09/24/2014

A one-ounce bag of medicinal marijuana is displayed at the Berkeley Patients Group in Berkeley, California. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

PA Senate Vote On Authorizing Medical Marijuana Expected Today

The state Senate today is expected to take what could be a historic vote on a bill to authorize the use of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania.

09/24/2014

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Princeton Worker Reportedly Told To Choose Between Medical Marijuana And His Job

Don DeZarn said he was told by Princeton officials that he could not use medicinal marijuana and work in his job as senior operations manager of campus dining.

09/02/2014

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Penn Study Claims Medical Marijuana Might Help Prevent Overdose Deaths

Medical marijuana can help ease patients’ pain, but apparently, it can also save lives.

08/27/2014

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A Local Family’s Fight For Medical Marijuana

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has one family’s story.

08/06/2014

(Irvin Rosenfeld shows his legally prescribed marijuana cigarettes during his testimony before the Pa. Senate's Law and Justice Committee.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Medical Marijuana Nearing a Vote in Pennsylvania Legislature

At a hearing on medical marijuana, the committee heard testimony from Irvin Rosenfeld, one of only a few people who get marijuana for medicinal purposes approved by the federal government.

06/10/2014

Stigall Show Log 5.2.14

Chris discusses the latest emails released on Benghazi and Tom Corbett’s decision to change course on medical marijuana. He talks to Phillies Broadcaster Scott Franzke, comedian Rob Schneider, Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/02/2014

(Pa. governor Tom Corbett, in file photo by Patrick Smith/ Getty Images)

Corbett Softens Stance on Medical Marijuana To Treat Childhood Disorders

A Corbett spokeswoman says the governor’s proposal, which would need legislative approval, would represent a tightly controlled, targeted approach.

05/01/2014

Tom Corbett (Photo credit MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Corbett Backs Marijuana Extract To Treat Children

Gov. Tom Corbett is changing his position on medical marijuana and is backing the legalization of a marijuana extract to treat severe seizures in children.

05/01/2014

(Christine Brann and her husband, at  a press conference in Harrisburg on April 28th.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Accusing Gov. Corbett of Stonewalling, Medical Marijuana Proponents Threaten Sit-In

Christine Brann, of Hershey, Pa. (at microphone in photo), is the mother of a young son with a severe form of epilepsy. She believes medical marijuana is the only course of treatment left to her son.

04/28/2014

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Study: Legalizing Pot Does Not Increase Teen Use Of Drug

The research spans 20 years and looked at a sample of nearly 12 million students nationwide.

04/24/2014

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Christie Willing To Consider Medical Pot Changes

He spoke about the issue Wednesday at a town hall meeting with the mother of a child who died in December of Dravet Syndrome, a rare and often fatal symptom of epilepsy that has been treated with marijuana.

04/09/2014

(Medical marijuana.  File photo by David McNew/ Getty Images)

New Poll Shows Pa. Voters Inching Toward Support For Same-Sex Marriage, Medical Marijuana

The issue of legalizing marijuana for medical use got the strongest and widest support, approved 87-to-14 percent in aggregate.

03/03/2014

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Poll: Pa. Majority In Favor Of Legalizing Medical Pot

A new poll shows that a large majority of Pennsylvania voters favor legalizing marijuana for medical purposes, but residents are divided over whether possession of even small amounts for recreational use should be legalized.

03/03/2014

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