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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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Breaking: Mayor Nutter will sign amended bill to reduce marijuana penalties

Breaking: Mayor Nutter will sign amended bill to reduce marijuana penalties

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 9/8/2014 Breaking news via KYW1060AM – http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2014/09/08/nutter-agrees-to-sign-bill-softening-marijuana-laws-in-philadelphia/ Mayor Nutter today agreed to sign into law a bill that essentially decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana. Statement from Chris Goldstein, the co-chair of PhillyNORML PhillyNORML applauds Mayor Michael Nutter for seeing the light in the effort to stop custodial arrests for […]

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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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ALERT: Philadelphia City Council approves decrim with veto-proof majority

ALERT: Philadelphia City Council approves decrim with veto-proof majority

Philadelphia City Council approves downgrading marijuana penalty with veto-proof majority  Breaking 6/19/2014: Today the full Philadelphia City Council approved a bill to reduce marijuana penalties and stop custodial arrests. “This is nothing short of a historic day for civil rights in Philadelphia,” said PhillyNORML Co-Chair Chris Goldstein, “We can now stop the practice of having […]

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Breaking: City Council Law&Govt Committee approves downgrading marijuana penalty

Breaking: City Council Law&Govt Committee approves downgrading marijuana penalty

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 6/9/2014 City Council Law & Govt Committee approves downgrading marijuana penalty Breaking: Today the Philadelphia City Council Law and Government Committee approved Councilman Kenney’s bill to reduce marijuana penalties. The vote this afternoon was nearly unanimous: Council members Greenlee, Tasco, Goode Jr., Henon and Kenney voted yes and only Councilman O’Brien […]

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Philadelphia City Council will hear testimony on changing marijuana policy

Philadelphia City Council will hear testimony on changing marijuana policy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 6/8/2014 Philadelphia City Council committee will hear testimony on changing marijuana policy For the second time this year PhillyNORML will testify at a hearing of the Philadelphia City Council Law and Government Committee in support of Councilman Kenney’s marijuana decriminalization bill. The hearing takes place on Monday June 9, 2014 at […]

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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 legislation to legalize medical cannabis, State Sen. Anthony H. Williams […]

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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 will be June 10th at 10:00AM. The exact room is […]

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