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Misconceptions of marijuana in Philly

Misconceptions of marijuana in Philly

by Chris Goldstein - In the fall of 1994 I walked up Pine Street on one of those clear autumn days that make living in Philly a joy. The smell of the gigantic apple pies baking at More Than Just Ice Cream filled the air.…

Medical Cannabis Bill SB1182 Amended, Clears Law and Justice Committee

Medical Cannabis Bill SB1182 Amended, Clears Law and Justice Committee

by Derek Rosenzweig. On June 27th, 2014 history was made in Pennsylvania. For the first time ever, a medical cannabis bill cleared a major legislative hurdle. PA Senate Bill 1182, the “Medical Cannabis Act,” received an astonishing unanimous vote, 11 – 0, to amend and…

Elocution to federal judge on Philly marijuana protests

Elocution to federal judge on Philly marijuana protests

Sections read by my attorney in parentheses – sections cut and not read in court indicated by *** ….all else was read aloud and  appeared in official court transcript Chris Goldstein: Notes for Elocution to Judge Jacob Hart – Sentencing hearing 3/26/14 Your honor, despite…

PhillyNORML: Testimony to City Council on marijuana decrim

PhillyNORML: Testimony to City Council on marijuana decrim

To the City Council Law and Government Committee June 9, 2014 ### Good afternoon honorable members of City Council. My name is Chris Goldstein and I represent the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana laws, known as PhillyNORML. We have…

PhillyNORML Taking Part in Marijuana Legalization Forum Hosted by Sen. Tony Williams

PhillyNORML Taking Part in Marijuana Legalization Forum Hosted by Sen. Tony Williams

When: Saturday June 14th, 2014 – 9:30 a.m. (registration), 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (forum) Where: Fitts Auditorium, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 3501 Sansom St., Philadelphia Who: Senator Anthony Williams, Advocates and opponents to marijuana legalization With the Pennsylvania General Assembly moving forward on…

Senate Law and Justice Committee to Hold Second Senate Bill 1182 Hearing

Senate Law and Justice Committee to Hold Second Senate Bill 1182 Hearing

Earlier today, Senator McIlhinney announced that the PA Senate Law and Justice Committee will be hosting a second hearing on Senators Folmer and Leach’s medical marijuana bill SB1182. Testimony from the first hearing was streamed online and is still available to watch. The second hearing…