Category Archives: Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Sales Total Half A Billion Dollars In Two Years

John Collins, director of Pennsylvania’s Office of Medical Marijuana, said this week that the state’s medical marijuana program has generated more than $500 million in revenue from medical cannabis sales. A couple points of reference to underscore how impressive that figure is: Colorado only just passed the $1 billion threshold earlier this year for its […]

Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter Named Cannabis Company’s Senior Advisor

Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has been hired on as a “senior advisor and consultant” for Green Leaf Medical, a New Jersey company that is looking to open a 50,000 square foot cannabis production facility and dispensary in Gloucester City’s Southport waterfront area.  The announcement surprised some who remember Nutter’s initially vehement resistance to a […]

Comprehensive Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania

Less than a month after Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf called on state lawmakers to draft a bill to legalize recreational cannabis, Senators Sharif Street and Daylin Leach have delivered. And what the two Democrat lawmakers are proposing with SB350 could be the most comprehensively progressive marijuana legalization bill to date. The bill includes provisions for […]

ACLU Sues Pennsylvania County To Allow Parolees, Probationers To Use Cannabis

The American Civil Liberties Union is taking on a Pennsylvania county over a new policy that bars people with state medical marijuana cards to use the drug if they were on probation.  In a lawsuit filed this month on behalf of several petitioners, the state chapter of the ACLU asserts that those rules issued by […]

Over Two Dozen Medical Cannabis Growers in Pennsylvania Unionize

The employees of a Pennsylvania medical marijuana company have signed a labor contract with their employer, making them the first cannabis workers in the state to unionize. The three-year agreement between employees and management of Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Solutions was recently ratified, making about 30 production and laboratory operations workers in a Scranton manufacturing facility […]

Pennsylvania Representative Proposes Bill To Allow Cannabis In State-Run Liquor Stores

A Pennsylvania lawmaker introduced a bill on Wednesday that would legalize the recreational sale of cannabis and make state-run liquor stores the only authorized retailer of marijuana products. The measure, House Bill 1899, was introduced by Democratic state Rep. David Delloso of Delaware County. Delloso said in a statement that restricting sales of cannabis to […]

Governor of Pennsylvania Asks Legislators To Consider Legalizing Recreational Cannabis

Tom Wolf, the Governor of Pennsylvania, now numbers himself among Pennsylvanians who stand in favor of legalizing recreational cannabis. It took some time for Gov. Wolf to come around to this position, and the efforts of his Lt. Governor, John Fetterman, are largely to thank for evolution on the issue of legal marijuana. On Wednesday, […]