Friday, October 24, 2014

Politics Stall PA Medical Bill In House

October 9, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The medical cannabis billSB1182approved by the Pennsylvania State Senate has stalled in the House in spite of efforts to get House Majority Leader MikeTurzai(R-Allegheny) to move the bill out of the House Judiciary Committee quickly onto the floor …

The Clinic: PA. Senate Approves Medical Marijuana, Gov. Readies Veto

September 29, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Every Democrat in the Pennsylvania State Senate, and 20 out of 27 Republicans, voted on Wednesday in support of a measure that would legalize medical marijuana in highly restricted forms and for only a small percentage of patients in need.

Grimes open to legalizing medical marijuana – The Courier-Journal

September 25, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The Courier-JournalGrimes open to legalizing medical marijuanaThe Courier-JournalBut on Thursday, she touched on everything from the legalization of marijuana, to gay marriage, to gun rights to the Environmental Protection Agency. On gay marriage, she said that she wouldn't want to deprive anyone of the right to marry. On marijuana …and more »

Pennsylvania Senate Passes Non-Smoking Medical Marijuana Bill But Time is Running Out

September 25, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The Pennsylvania Senate yesterday approved a measure that would legalize the medical use of some forms of cannabis, though chances of the bill being approved by the state House in the final days…

Pennsylvania moves toward medical marijuana legalization – The Daily Pennsylvanian

September 8, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Pennsylvania moves toward medical marijuana legalizationThe Daily PennsylvanianAs the Pennsylvania state Senate is set to reconvene on Sept. 15, a hotly contested national issue sits near the top of its agenda: medical marijuana. The bipartisan Senate Bill 1182, titled the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act, passed the …Medical Marijuana supported by majority of Florida VotersThe Independent Florida AlligatorEditorial: Uncertainty surrounds medical marijuana, but it's manageablePalm Beach PostMedical marijuana vote is complicatedPacific Daily Newsall 6 news articles »

US PA: OPED: Growing Heroin, Opioid Epidemic Demands Action

August 26, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The News-Item, 26 Aug 2014 – Over the past five years, nearly 3,000 heroin-related overdose deaths have been identified in Pennsylvania. Overdose deaths in our state have increased by an astounding 570 percent, rising from 2.7 to 15.4 per thousand over the last two decades. Nationally, more people aged 25 to 64 are dying from heroin overdoses than in vehicle crashes.

Miami Democrats want to legalize recreational cannabis in Florida

August 19, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The Miami-Dade Democrats have a new chairman and on one hot-button issue, he’s got one of the strongest positions in the state: Sen. Dwight Bullard thinks marijuana should be legal not just for…

Miami-Dade Democrats’ New Chairman Wants Recreational Pot Legalized in Florida

August 14, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The Miami-Dade Democrats have a new chairman and on one hot-button issue, he’s got one of the strongest positions in the state: Sen. Dwight Bullard thinks marijuana should be legal not just for …

Illinois: Governor to Expand Medical Marijuana Law

July 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Democrat Gov. Patrick Quinn signed legislation yesterday expanding the state’s nascent medical cannabis law.

Minnesota Democrats came this close to making marijuana legalization a priority

July 17, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

At the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party convention in Duluth last month, 1076 delegates cast ballots related to the party’s 2014-15 action agenda. Resolutions ranged from taxes to veteran…

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