Pa. medical marijuana supporters crossing fingers for long-awaited action on legalization

By David Wenner |
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on March 14, 2016 at 1:12 PM, updated March 14, 2016 at 4:37 PM
Medical marijuana supporters have descended on the state Capitol hoping for long-awaited action that would legalize medical marijuana for more than a dozen conditions.

The state House on Monday afternoon was expected to begin discussing and amending SB 3, which passed overwhelmingly in the Senate nearly a year ago.

The Senate had passed a bill in 2014 but the House allowed it to die.

Supporters rallied on Monday morning, with leaders saying they know they won’t get a “perfect” bill, but expressing optimism the House will pass a bill that will give relief for people including children with severe seizures, veterans with PTSD and people who want an alternative to highly-addictive opioid painkillers….[MORE]

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