Pennsylvania becomes 24th state to legalize medical marijuana

Pennsylvania becomes 24th state to legalize medical marijuana

  • State Sen. Mike Folmer, R-Lebanon County, celebrates the passage of the Pennsylvania medical marijuana bill after it was signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf, far right, on April 17, 2016 in Harrisburg, Pa. Pennsylvania is the 24th state to legalize a comprehensive medical marijuana program.
  • Pennsylvania becomes 24th state to legalize medical marijuana
  • “Marijuana is medicine and it’s coming to Pennsylvania,” said Democratic Sen. Daylin Leach, the bill’s co-sponsor.
  • The bill’s drafters say it could take two years to write regulations and get retailers opened, but a provision allows parents to legally administer medical marijuana to their children before the bill takes effect in a month.
  • Sen. Mike Vereb, a Republican, called on lawmakers to take on what he called “the number-one killer in Pennsylvania” â opioid abuse.

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Pennsylvania has become the 24th state to legalize a comprehensive medical marijuana program after Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf signed the bill into law Sunday.


Pennsylvania becomes 24th state to legalize medical marijuana

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