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PA Medical Marijuana in the Senate: Concur or Continue the Fight?

PA Medical Marijuana in the Senate: Concur or Continue the Fight?

Next week, the PA Senate will take on the question of Pennsylvania’s Medical Cannabis (Marijuana) law with the bill known as SB3 (recently passed by the PA House of Representatives). The bill has a number of positive aspects – for instance, it provides coverage for seventeen medical conditions, gives the Health Department the ability to […]

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SB3 Urgent Call To Action – Further Amendments to Fix Issues Needed

SB3 Urgent Call To Action – Further Amendments to Fix Issues Needed

Medical cannabis bill SB3 in danger of being unworkable in practice

URGENT CALL TO ACTION – On April 21st, the PA Senate State Government committee unanimously passed Senate Bill 3 (Sen. Mike Folmer and Daylin Leach), a bill originally intended to legalize medical cannabis in PA. SB3 will go to the Senate Appropriations committee for a vote likely on May 4th, and could get a vote […]

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Breaking: Pennsylvania House Satellite Hearing on Medical Marijuana in Philadelphia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Derek Rosenzweig derek@phillynorml.org ### Pennsylvania House Satellite Hearing on Medical Marijuana in Philadelphia March 3, 2015 – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives will hold a joint satellite hearing of the Health and Judiciary Committees on medical marijuana. The hearing will take place on March 24, 2015 at 10:00AM at the University […]

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Medical Cannabis Bill SB3 Hearing Feb. 25th

Medical Cannabis Bill SB3 Hearing Feb. 25th

Save the Date – Medical Cannabis Gets Another Hearing Updated: 2/24/15 at 6:52pm. Feb 25, 2015 – SB3 State Government Committee Hearing; Hearing Room 1, North Office Bldg. Harrisburg PA On February 25th at 9:00AM, the PA Senate State Government Committee will hold a hearing on Senate Bill 3. This session, 26 members of the Senate have co-sponsored this bill. That […]

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Harrisburg Medical Cannabis Rally Scheduled for Sept. 15th

Harrisburg Medical Cannabis Rally Scheduled for Sept. 15th

Campaign for Compassion gears up for final legislative push of the session

On September 15th at 10:00AM at the Capitol Building Front Steps in Harrisburg, PA, the Campaign for Compassion will be holding a rally. This rally will be in support of SB1182 and HB2182, the medical cannabis bills introduced by Senators Folmer and Leach, and Representatives Cox and Cohen. The PA legislature will return to Harrisburg […]

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Action Alert – Help move HB1181 medical marijuana bill in the Pennsylvania House!

Action Alert – Help move HB1181 medical marijuana bill in the Pennsylvania House!

House Bill 1181, the Raymond Shafer Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act, currently sits in the House Health committee. Representative Matt Baker (R – Tioga County) sits as the chairman to this committee. Starting on Monday April 28th, we’re asking you to call Baker’s offices and voice your support for HB1181. His numbers are: District offices: […]

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Keystone Cannabis Reform Rally in Harrisburg on March 31st

Keystone Cannabis Reform Rally in Harrisburg on March 31st

Keystone Cannabis Rally We’re proud to work with organizer Les Stark to host a large pro-cannabis rally in the State Capitol. More than 500 people have already signed up to attend The Keystone Cannabis Reform Rally on March 31 in the State Capitol building in Harrisburg. The event will emphasize the urgent need for cannabis […]

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Arrested for weed in Philly? We want your testimony!

Arrested for weed in Philly? We want your testimony!

On March 10th, PhillyNORML and other organizations will be testifying during an open public hearing before the Committee on Law and Government in the Council of the City of Philadelphia. The hearing takes place at 10:00AM in Room 400 of City Hall, and the subject is a new bill which would give Philadelphia police the […]

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February 6 Philly NORML Open Meeting

February 6 Philly NORML Open Meeting

Have you ever wanted to get involved, or simply learn more about cannabis legalization in Pennsylvania? Come out to Philly NORML’s open forum meeting to help us discuss law reform and new activity in the cannabis movement. Show your support while educating yourself on this important issue and make some like minded friends along the […]

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Clearing the Air on Senate Bill 1182 – Highlights & Facts

Senate Bill 1182 On January 15, 2014, PA State Senators Folmer and Leach co-sponsored and introduced legislation to legalize marijuana/cannabis for medical use in Pennsylvania. Senate Bill 1182, or the Governor Raymond Shafer Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act, had its first hearing in the Senate Law and Justice committee on Tuesday, January 28th. You […]

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