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    Medical Marijuana, No Smoking Bill Heads to House Floor for a Vote

    Pennsylvania: An important bill is headed to the House Floor for a final vote. Senate Bill 3 seeks to allow patients, including those with intractable pain, diabetes, cancer, epilepsy, HIV/AIDS, and other qualifying conditions, access to certain cannabis-infused products, such as oils or pills. However, patients would not be permitted to grow marijuana or to possess herbal cannabis. Smoking cannabis is also not permitted under the proposal. Click the link below to learn more and to contact your lawmakers urging them to amend this legislation before passing it! Click here to send an email to your State Representative

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    Pittsburgh City Council to introduce ordinance decriminalizing the possession of under 30 grams of marijuana

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pittsburgh City Council to introduce ordinance decriminalizing the possession of under 30 grams of marijuana On November 17, 2015, Public Safety Chair Councilman Daniel Lavelle will introduce an ordinance that will permit City of Pittsburgh Police to cite individuals found in possession of a “small amount” of marijuana under a local ordinance as opposed to charging them with misdemeanor level criminal offense. The Ordinance will create a civil fine of up to $100.00 for open possession of under 30 grams of marijuana or 8 grams of hashish. Officers are authorized to seize the suspected contraband and issue a civil fine similar to a parking ticket to individuals…

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    Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce medical cannabis round table videos

    The event, sponsored by the Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce, will present viewpoints from both sides of the controversy. The Chamber remains neutral on the topic, but is presenting the information so that individuals and businesses have a better understanding of the issues. Speakers at the Medical cannabis Round Table include Attorney Patrick Nightingale, a criminal defense attorney and outspoken proponent of medical cannabis; Ryan West, CFI, LPQ of Greenbriar Treatment Centers, he is a published expert on the subject of workplace drug and alcohol addiction, including a specialized article on cannabis use in the workplace; State Senator Mike Folmer, the sponsor of Senate Bill 3; and Danielle McGurk,…