Pennsylvania: Marijuana Legalization Bill Has Been Introduced

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I received the following legislative alert out of Pennsylvania today:

The drum beat for sensible marijuana policy is picking up in Pennsylvania!

Last Monday, Rep. Jake Wheatley introduced a bill that would legalize marijuana for adults 21 or older. This bill would also expunge the records of people who have been convicted of certain cannabis offenses.

Email your state legislators today urging them to support HB 2600!

Ending marijuana prohibition would let adults make their own decisions about a substance that is safer than alcohol. Earlier this year, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale released a report estimating that legalization could generate more than $580 million in tax revenue for the state.

In other exciting news, on Tuesday Lancaster City Council decriminalized simple possession and use of marijuana! Possession of marijuana or related paraphernalia will be now be classified as a summary offense – carrying a fine or community service –  rather than a misdemeanor.

Please spread the word so that together, we can end prohibition in the Keystone State.

Sincerely,

Olivia Naugle
Legislative Coordinator
Marijuana Policy Project

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