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Medical Marijuana

(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

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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

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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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Keidel: NFL Mansions And Expansions

Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.

02/07/2014

(Mothers of children with epilepsy testify in favor of the legalization of marijuana for medical uses in Pennsylvania.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Medical Marijuana Advocates Ask Harrisburg To Consider Updating Law

But a spokesman for the senate majority leader says the fact that a hearing was held does not indicate a groundswell of support for medical marijuana in the state senate.

01/28/2014

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Hearing On Pa. Medical Marijuana Bill Does Not Signal Support

The Senate Law and Justice Committee has scheduled a hearing for the last Tuesday of the month on a bill to allow marijuana use for medical purposes. The bill has seven co-sponsors, including one GOP Senator.

01/17/2014

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Failure To Act Forces Couple Who Got NJ Medical Marijuana Law Changed To Move

A North Jersey couple who helped change state law to get Medical Marijuana for their ailing toddler is pulling up stakes and moving to Colorado, so the child can get the help she needs.

12/27/2013

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Despite New Co-Sponsor, No Vote Likely For Pa. Medical Marijuana Bill

Democratic state Senator Daylin Leach – who’s also running for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 13th district – has long been a champion of legalizing marijuana. But this time, he says he’s picked up a Republican Senator who will co-sponsor his legislation to legalize marijuana for medical purposes.

11/15/2013

(A discreet sign marks South Jersey's first medicinal marijuana dispensary.  Credit: Jim Melwert)

South Jersey’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens For Business

Compassionate Care Foundation is tucked back in an industrial park in Egg Harbor Township. No walk-ins are allowed; it’s by appointment only.

10/28/2013

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