Press Release: Victory Celebration At The Philly Global Cannabis March 2016

Press Release: Victory Celebration At The Philly Global Cannabis March 2016

Representative Jordan Harris will introduce a comprehensive marijuana legalization bill for Pennsylvania at the march.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Chris Goldstein chris@phillynorml.org 267 702 3731 Event details: Sunday May 8, 2016 from 3:30PM-5:45PM on Market Street and City Hall Victory Celebration At The Philly Global Cannabis March 2016  Marijuana reform activists and advocates will march in Philadelphia on Sunday May 8, 2016 to celebrate significant progress for the issue. When […]

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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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Politics Eclipses Needs Of Cannabis Patients: SB1182 Passes Senate 

Politics Eclipses Needs Of Cannabis Patients: SB1182 Passes Senate 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 10/1/2014 PhillyNORML – local chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws Contact: Derek Rosenzweig derek@phillynorml.org Politics Eclipses Needs Of Cannabis Patients: SB1182 Passes Senate Last week the Pennsylvania Senate passed a heavily amended version of SB1182, a bill intended to allow for the compassionate use of medical […]

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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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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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Breaking marijuana reform news: PA Senate medical access hearings, federal court cases and Philly decrim

Breaking marijuana reform news: PA Senate medical access hearings, federal court cases and Philly decrim

Breaking marijuana reform news: Updates – PA Senate medical marijuana hearings; Philadelphia decriminalization; federal trials Updated at 4:20PM Philadelphia – Marijuana law reform is rapidly gaining momentum in the Keystone State. Hearings at the Pennsylvania Senate Law and Justice Committee on the bi-partisan medical marijuana bill SB1182 commenced today at 10:30AM. Patients, advocates and medical […]

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Turkey and Marijuana: Cannabis Planet TV airing in Pennsylvania for Thanksgiving

Turkey and Marijuana: Cannabis Planet TV airing in Pennsylvania for Thanksgiving

Turkey and Marijuana for the Holidays! Cannabis Planet TV launches for Thanksgiving in Pennsylvania and other prohibition states Los Angeles, CA November 21, 2013:  Next to Obama Care, cannabis is the hottest, most discussed subject in the media. Twenty states and D.C. have medical marijuana, fourteen states have decriminalized marijuana, two states have legalized it for everyone […]

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NORML PAC Endorses John Hanger for Pennsylvania Governor

PHILADELPHIA, PA — On a brisk but sunny morning in front of historic Independence Hall in Philadelphia candidate for Pennsylvania Governor John Hanger received the formal endorsement of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws Political Action Committee (NORML PAC). “Stop the arrests and jailing!” Hanger said today, “Hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians […]

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Press release: Parents of severely ill PA children want Gov. Corbett to legalize medical marijuana

Press release: Parents of severely ill PA children want Gov. Corbett to legalize medical marijuana

                         Parents of severely ill PA children want Gov. Corbett to legalize medical marijuana Harrisburg – A group of parents has gathered more than 10,000 petition signatures in six weeks asking Governor Tom Corbett to make medical marijuana available in the Commonwealth. Petitions: http://www.change.org/en-CA/petitions/pennsylvania-governor-tom-corbett-legalize-the-use-of-medical-cannabis-for-adults-and-children https://www.change.org/petitions/governor-of-pennsylvania-legalize-medical-marijuana-for-adults-and-children-2 New petition to Senator Vance 10/14/13: http://www.change.org/petitions/pennsylvania-senator-pat-vance-put-senate-bill-770-for-legalization-of-medical-marijuana-up-for-a-vote Inspired by […]

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MEDIA ALERT: Marijuana Arrests in Philadelphia 2012: Racial disparity continues

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 9/26/2013 PhillyNORML – Philadelphia Chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws CONTACT: Chris Goldstein or Mike Whiter 267 702 3731 media@phillynorml.org Marijuana Arrests in Philadelphia 2012: Racial disparity continues   Philadelphia – PhillyNORML is conducting our annual review of marijuana arrest statistics. Using data from the Pennsylvania Uniform CrimeReporting System the chapter’s annual […]

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