PHILADELPHIA, PA — A crowd of more than 150 people gathered in Philadelphia on Saturday August 31, 2013 in the eighth monthly rally for national marijuana legalization called “Smoke Down Prohibition.” Supported by PhillyNORML and local comedy activism crew The Panic Hour, the gathering took place in Independence Mall National Historic Park at 5th and Market Streets in […]
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HARRISBURG, PA — A bill introduced in Harrisburg to legalize and regulate marijuana similar to alcohol received an endorsement by the Pennsylvania Chapter of the NAACP Tuesday.
The bill would allow adults 21 and over to grow up to six plants and possess the resulting harvest. It would also allow adults to transfer up to an ounce to other adults.
The proposed bill would also direct the state to come up with a system to regulate and tax marijuana commerce. The bill includes safeguards to protect against driving under the influence of cannabis, and youth awareness and prevention measures.
Leach and other sponsors of his bill hope to see a committee hearing on the measure in the fall.
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