Pa. to Discuss Marijuana Legalization
January 9, 2020
Pennsylvania lawmakers will consider several bills relating to the state’s criminal statutes when they return, but the one expected to attract the most attention involves the legalization of marijuana.
Sens. Daylin Leach, D-King of Prussia, and Sharif Street, D-Philadelphia, have introduced a bill that would legalize the drug’s recreational use for Pennsylvanians 21 and older. The bill would also expunge the criminal records of some nonviolent offenders charged with marijuana possession.
The bill also allows residents to grow up to 10 marijuana plants in their home and marijuana deliver...