Monday, December 17, 2018
Pittsburgh decriminalization

Pittsburgh Could Decriminalize

Pittsburgh could soon join a growing movement to decriminalize marijuana in America, one city at a time. A Pittsburgh City Council member is pushing a...

Court Overturns Massive Drug Sentence

Four years ago, a Pennsylvania man was charged with running a heroin ring out of a halfway house where he was serving parole. Gene...

Philly Mayor Agrees to Decriminalize

Philadelphia is about to become one of the largest cities in the United States to remove criminal penalties for pot possession. In early September Mayor...

No More Jail Time for Pot in Philly

Philly residents can toke a bit easier now. The city has officially decriminalized weed, and possession offenses will no longer carry potential jail sentences. The...

Few Pennsylvania Pot Charges Result in Jail

Marijuana law is harsh in Pennsylvania. Possession of even small amounts is a misdemeanor, and there are strict penalties, ranging from 30 days to...

Philly Keeps Busting Tokers Despite New Policy

Marijuana busts have decreased since the Philadelphia City Council voted to decriminalize the drug in June, but police say they won’t stop arresting people for simple pot possession whether or not the law takes effect. Philadelphia City CouncilThe council voted June 19 to remove criminal penalties for pot possession, replacing them with a small civil fine.