• Events,  News

    Rally for Reform in Pennsylvania

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PENNSYLVANIA NORML CHAPTERS AND KEYSTONE CANNABIS COALITION ARE HOSTING A “RALLY IN THE ROTUNDA” TO CALL FOR CANNABIS REFORM IN THE COMMONWEALTH. What: A “Rally for Reform” at the State Capitol. Where: Capitol Rotunda, Harrisburg, PA When: Monday, September 24, 2018 from 10am-Noon   Pennsylvania’s NORML chapters along with Keystone Cannabis Coalition are hosting a “Rally for Reform” in the State Capitol Rotunda in Harrisburg. Speakers include Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, Lt. Governor candidate John Fetterman, Rep. Jake Wheatley, Rep. Ed Gainey, Senator Daylin Leach, Sen. Sharif Street and Bethlehem City Councilwoman Olga Negrón. ” With cannabis arrest counts rising across the state and neighboring states threatening…

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    Rep. Ed Gainey discussing marijuana decriminalization bill this Sunday in Erie.

    Rep. Ed Gainey will be addressing the Northwest PA Chapter ACLU in Erie regarding his bill, H.B.195, which would decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. Northwest PA Chapter ACLU’s Spring Lecture 2- 4 p.m. Sunday, April 23 Raymond M. Blasco Memorial Library Admiralty Room 160 E. Front St., Erie, PA 16507 The event is free and open to the public. The bill would change a conviction of the possession of small amounts of marijuana (30 grams or less) or hashish (8 grams or less) to a summary offense, reduced from a misdemeanor. Reducing the criminal charge to a summary offense would alleviate the stigma that can follow a…