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By CHRISTEN SMITH
The Center Square 

Bipartisan Cannabis Legalization Bill Emerges From Pa. Senate

First time a Republican member of the chamber has co-sponsored the proposal

 

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Pa. Sen. Sharif Street, D - Phila.

A bipartisan duo of senators introduced a measure on Feb. 24 to legalize adult use cannabis in Pennsylvania.

It's the first time a Republican member of the chamber has cosponsored the proposal – typically endorsed solely by Democrats, including Gov. Tom Wolf and Lt. Gov. John Fetterman.

"That's kind of the elephant in the room, if you will," said Sen. Dan Laughlin, R-Erie. "I believe in solving problems, and adult use cannabis is no more harmful than liquor. I'm not afraid to run a bill that doesn't fit our party's stereotype."

In addition to regulating and taxing the drug for public cons...



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