Some Pa. Republicans want to legalize marijuana after coronavirus blew a hole in the budget: ‘It’s inevitable’
You are here: Home / Policy & Legal / Pennsylvania / Some Pa. Republicans want to legalize marijuana after coronavirus blew a hole in the budget: ‘It’s inevitable’ May 22, 2020 by AggregatedNews Leave a Comment There’s a gaping budget hole caused by an economy in tatters. There’s growing... Read more
Pennsylvania Supreme Court hears argument on medical marijuana restrictions for probationerss argument on medical marijuana restrictions for probationers
An attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania on Tuesday asked the state Supreme Court to declare illegal a policy in Lebanon County courts that prohibits people on probation from using medical marijuana. The argument, on behalf of three probationers there, comes about nine months after Lebanon... Read more
Researchers in Philadelphia are embarking on a first-of-its-kind study on the medicinal benefits of cannabis.  Officials in Pennsylvania said this week that a team from Thomas Jefferson University will soon launch “the nation’s first state-authorized medical marijuana research program.”  The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that the researchers are recruiting patients... Read more
Coronavirus Is Legitimizing Pennsylvania’s Marijuana Industry
Medical marijuana is essential. According to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s executive order and Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney’s list of restrictions on business activity, cannabis is just as essential as food and toilet paper amid the global coronavirus pandemic. In mid-March, when both leaders mandated the closure of all non-essential and non-life-sustaining businesses to... Read more
Exclusive Interview with TerrAscend Executive Chairman and Interim CEO Jason Ackerman Cannabis operator TerrAscend (CSE: TER) (OTCQX: TRSSF) has a multi-state presence in the United States, a Canadian footprint and distribution capabilities in the European Union. The company is focused on carving out a competitive position in its chosen... Read more
Cannabis regulators across the country continue to react to the spreading coronavirus pandemic, with Oregon and Pennsylvania relaxing rules while storefront dispensaries were ordered closed in Nevada. The changes come as more states issue stay-at-home orders in an effort to curtail the spread of the virus. In Oregon, regulators... Read more
Coronavirus: Pennsylvania softens medical marijuana regulations, allows for curbside pickup
Yes, Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana stores are open to the state’s more than 147,000 registered patients during the coronavirus pandemic and patients can now use online ordering to accelerate the dispensing process. Pennsylvania health officials have said that food, medicine and banking services are considered essential and will remain open. And... Read more
Every Pa. medical marijuana patient who drives is a DUI target. This lawmaker wants to change that
You are here: Home / Policy & Legal / Pennsylvania / Every Pa. medical marijuana patient who drives is a DUI target. This lawmaker wants to change that March 12, 2020 by AggregatedNews Leave a Comment The state representative from Philadelphia admits he is breaking the law. “I’m literally... Read more
For the first time ever, cannabis will be the theme of some exhibits at the prestigious Philadelphia Flower Show, which opens this weekend at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Three of the show’s exhibits will feature cannabis, although no cannabis plants or products will be on display. The Philadelphia Flower... Read more
Cannabis legalization in Pennsylvania has both enjoyed the support of the governor and been subject to the reluctance of the state’s Republican legislators. On Tuesday, another push to regulate the drug was initiated when Rep. Jake Wheatley introduced House Bill 2050.  Wheatley has proposed cannabis legalization in the past,... Read more



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