Weed, ethics and a natural gas tax: Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2021 plan for Pennsylvania, explained
The pitch, delivered during a video press conference, featured few new ideas. Instead, Wolf focused on repackaging proposals he has pitched time and time and time again to the Legislature
Pa. has to pass a budget soon. Here’s what is on the table
Budget debates in Pennsylvania’s state Capitol are fast-moving affairs in the best of years, with legislative leaders talking behind closed doors with little input from the public.
First batch of marijuana pardons under expedited review head to Wolf’s desk
Lyndsay Kensinger, a spokeswoman for Wolf, said the Democratic governor is “very supportive” of the expedited pardon program.
Majority of Pennsylvania voters want legal cannabis, poll shows — just not in state stores
The poll released Thursday shows 58 percent of voters support legalization, a number consistent with March polling by the Lancaster-based college.
Tanqueray and chronic? Pa. House Democrat wants to sell legal cannabis in state liquor stores
At a Capitol news conference Wednesday, the lawmaker suggested property tax relief, school funding, or social justice causes as possible beneficiaries of the roughly $581 million expected windfall.
Attorney General Josh Shapiro says he supports legalizing cannabis
"Continuing to criminalize adult personal marijuana use is a waste of limited law enforcement resources, it disproportionately impacts our minority communities and it does not make us safer," the Democrat said.
In first-ever hearing on legalizing cannabis, House GOP focuses on Pa. gun owners
"I think there's going to be a lot more discussion and conversation over the next few years prior to acting on any of those pieces of legislation," one Republican said.
Lt. Gov. Fetterman on his 67-county cannabis tour: ‘A significant majority’ of Pennsylvanians support legalization
And more tour takeaways from Lt. Gov. John Fetterman...
Lawmakers, Wolf need to put reform front and center on cannabis legalization | Aryanna Berringer
I saw firsthand the damage that a cannabis arrest can wreak. We need to put those days behind us.
As legal pot efforts take hold across the country, opponents organize in Pennsylvania
Bills that would legalize recreational marijuana for all adults in Pennsylvania are presumed to be dead on arrival in the state House and the Senate, where one Republican leader called the idea “reckless and irresponsible.”
Does legalizing marijuana help or harm Americans? Weighing the statistical evidence | Opinion
It’s clear that marijuana tax revenue has increased year over year for every state that has legalized recreational marijuana.
Poll: 59 percent of Pennsylvania voters support legalizing recreational cannabis
As Lt. Gov. John Fetterman tours the state seeking input on recreational cannabis, a clear majority of Pennsylvania voters say in a new poll they support legalization.