Wednesday, December 11, 2019
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Pennsylvania Implements Expedited Pardon Process For Those With Low-Level Marijuana Convictions

Pennsylvania has introduced an expedited process to have low-level marijuana convictions expunged from an individual's criminal record. The Pennsylvania...
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Pennsylvania Lt. Governor Reports Majority Support for Legal Marijuana

Earlier this year, Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman embarked on a statewide listening tour to hear from voters on the issue of...
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Recreational Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced In Pennsylvania House

Democratic Rep. Jake Wheatley has brought forward an adult-use cannabis bill to the Pennsylvania House. He describes it as the state’s most...
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Pennsylvania Governor Announces Statewide ‘Listening Tour’ To Discuss Marijuana Legalization

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D) announced last week that his Lt. Governor, John Fetterman, will embark on a tour of the state's...

Pennsylvania Joins the Medical Marijuana Crowd

Add one more to the list. Pennsylvania lawmakers moved in April to make the state the 24th to allow medical marijuana. The state House of...
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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...
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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...