VIDEO: Sen. Folmer provides updates on his medical marijuana legislation

VIDEO: Sen. Folmer provides updates on his medical marijuana legislation

The PLS Reporter caught up with the prime sponsor of SB 1182, Sen. Mike Folmer (R-Lebanon), to discuss the latest updates on the legislation that would provide for the medical use of marijuana in Pennsylvania. 

Monday, September 22, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
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Final fate of Philly cigarette tax, medical marijuana bills still unclear

The week of September 15 saw movement and rumbling concerning the final fate of two ongoing legislative sagas that will likely see action in the last scheduled session week of September: a bill authorizing a $2-per-pack cigarette tax and legislation authorizing certain forms of medical marijuana.

The action to be taken on these bills is still uncertain as legislative review of the proposals is ongoing.

Friday, September 19, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Likely Senate action on medical marijuana bill shines light on liquor dispute with House

Likely Senate action on medical marijuana bill shines light on liquor dispute with House

A rally bringing hundreds of medical marijuana advocates to the Capitol steps was held Monday morning to urge action on Senate Bill 1182, which would legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania.

Supporters of the bill say a vote will occur in the Senate as soon as next week.

Monday, September 15, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views

Medical marijuana vote coming in final week of June

According to the committee chairman and the prime sponsor of the bill, a Senate proposal to allow for a medicinal marijuana extract will likely be brought up for a vote in the final week of June.

“I’m going to try to schedule a vote on that next week,” Sen. Charles McIlhinney (R-Bucks) told The PLS Reporter. He chairs the Senate Law and Justice Committee, where the bill currently sits awaiting action.

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
VIDEO: Sen. Folmer advocates for his medical marijuana legislation

VIDEO: Sen. Folmer advocates for his medical marijuana legislation

The PLS Reporter caught up with Sen. Mike Folmer (R-Lebanon) about the progress of his SB 1182, the medical use of cannabis. 

Wednesday, June 18, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Video
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