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The pressure is on Pa. as neighboring states legalize recreational cannabis

BY: - May 9, 2022

Here's what a move to greener pastures might look like.

COMMENTARY

The choice to legalize recreational cannabis isn’t as easy as proponents say it is | Opinion

BY: - April 22, 2022

The expectation that adults would legally use marijuana, while children would not, is clearly misguided.

COMMENTARY

Democrats can win on the issues. But they need to sell them | Mark O’Keefe

BY: - April 17, 2022

Gov. Tom Wolf's sagging approval ratings must be troubling to Democrat Josh Shapiro, who's looking to succeed him.

Senate committee considers oversight, economic growth with legalized adult-use cannabis

BY: - February 28, 2022

The hearing was one in a series to evaluate the possible benefits of legalizing adult-use recreational cannabis in Pennsylvania and draft oversight measures.

COMMENTARY

Cannabis legalization: Will Pa. lawmakers barter away our public health and safety? | Opinion

BY: - February 8, 2022

Sen. Mike Regan didn't ask for law enforcement's input on his legalization bill. Here's what we think.

COMMENTARY

Cannabis Legalization: Pa. should lead, not follow | Opinion

BY: - February 8, 2022

The illegality of cannabis goes far beyond in its harm to our community. A cannabis conviction can negate one's ability to vote, serve in our Armed Forces, or live in public housing.

Pa. Senate committee takes up legalizing adult-use cannabis in initial legislative hearing

BY: - February 7, 2022

The Senate Law and Justice Committee will hold another hearing on adult-use cannabis within the next month.

COMMENTARY

Here’s the new fight over cocktails-to-go. How is it like the old one? | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 31, 2022

State Sen. Dan Laughlin, R-Erie, will try again to make adult sippy cups the law of the land.

Senate committee advances bill to increase tax credit caps for scholarship funds

BY: - January 19, 2022

Opponents argue the legislation will hurt public schools and lead to higher taxes. Democrats on the committee opposed it.

COMMENTARY

Pa. lawmakers ready bipartisan home-grow bill for medical marijuana users | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - November 19, 2021

Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Two Pennsylvania lawmakers who already were leading the push for legalized recreational marijuana are expanding that crusade with a long-sought bill that would allow medical marijuana users to grow their own cannabis at home. In a Thursday memo seeking co-sponsors for their proposal, Sens. Sharif Street, D-Philadelphia, and Dan Laughlin, R-Erie, will address disparities in […]

Pa. Sen. Regan proposes legalizing adult-use cannabis to fund State Police, community programs

BY: - October 4, 2021

Sen. Mike Regan, R-York, plans to introduce legislation that would legalize adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania.

Cocktails to-go helped Pa. businesses stay afloat. Now they’re in for an even slower recovery

BY: - July 1, 2021

Anticipating a busy summer for takeout boozy drinks, Thomas Tell — a Lackawanna County bar owner — stocked up on sealable containers and drink carriers.