Medical Marijuana

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Pa. House Speaker: Medical Marijuana Needs Full Vetting

Medical marijuana was on a fast track in the Pennsylvania Senate. But the speaker of the House says concerns of medical experts must be fully understood before there is action in his chamber.

07/28/2015

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Pro-marijuana Rally Scheduled For Love Park On Friday

The rally calls for the public smoking of marijuana at 4:20 p.m. and a march to U.S. Senators Casey and Toomey’s offices and Gov. Wolf’s office.

07/10/2015

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Gov. Markell Signs Bill Expanding Access To Medical Marijuana For Children

The oil does not contain enough of the active ingredient in marijuana to get someone “high.”

06/23/2015

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Pennsylvania Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

State senators voted Tuesday for a second time to send legislation to legalize medical marijuana to the House of Representatives, where the GOP majority has held hearings but otherwise given no certain signs of support.

05/13/2015

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Medical Marijuana Bill Heads For Pennsylvania Senate Vote

The medical marijuana bill was scheduled for a Senate vote Tuesday. The Senate passed a similar bill last year, 43-to-7, but it passed late in the legislative session and died in the House.

05/11/2015

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Mike Folmer: Pennsylvania’s Unlikely Champion Of Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana legislation is advancing through the Pennsylvania legislature and the profile of the man leading the charge is not what most people would expect.

04/26/2015

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Medical Marijuana Bill Advances Again In Pennsylvania Senate

A bill to legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania has cleared a key Senate committee — and the sponsor says he’s upbeat about getting a bill to the governor in the coming months.

04/22/2015

Republican Matt Baker (red tie) at Wednesday's hearing. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Medical Marijuana Tougher Sell In Pa. House

The latest hearing on the subject suggests supporters of legislation that would legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania have their work cut out in the State House.

04/09/2015

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Medical Marijuana Advocates Hope Proposed Changes Will Improve New Jersey Program

New Jersey legalized six marijuana dispensaries five years ago. Three are in business today, with a fourth set to open later this year.

04/04/2015

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New Jersey To Look At Adding Medical Marijuana Conditions

New Jersey is preparing to consider adding conditions that qualify patients for using medical marijuana, Health Commissioner Mary O’Dowd said Wednesday.

04/01/2015

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Pa. Lawmakers Hold Philadelphia Hearing On Medical Marijuana Legalization

Opinions differed among experts on whether the Pennsylvania legislature should join 23 other states in approving marijuana for medical use.

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Medical Marijuana In PA: Less If, More How

Support for legalization of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania is building, but what might the bill that the legislature sends that governor look like?

03/01/2015

Lebanon County Republican Mike Folmer (L) during a hearing on the issue of legalizing medical marijuana. (credit: Tony Romeo)

Key State Senator Aims To Move Forward Bill To Legalize Medical Marijuana In Pennsylvania

Lebanon County Republican Mike Folmer says he’s pushing full steam ahead with legislation to legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania after a hearing on the issue Wednesday morning.

02/25/2015

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With New Governor Comes New Push To Legalize Medical Marijuana In Pennsylvania

With Governor Tom Wolf now in office, chances for approval of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania have improved considerably. The effort to enact a law started from the beginning again Tuesday in the new session of the legislature.

01/27/2015

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New Jersey Lets 4th Dispensary Grow Medical Marijuana

The Health Department issued the permit to Breakwater Alternative Treatment Center in Cranbury Township on Friday.

11/21/2014

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