Over 700 Gather for Philadelphia’s First Cannabis Opportunity Conference hosted by Senator Street & DACO

PHILADELPHIA, PA − October 25, 2018 − ‘2018 Cannabis Conference: Seeking Higher Ground’  − PA Senator Sharif Street, 3rd District joined the Diasporic Alliance for Cannabis Opportunities (DACO) to host a two-day conference on the emerging opportunities in the Cannabis Industry for marginalized communities on Friday, October 19th and Saturday, October 20th, 2018 at Temple University Medical School located at 3500 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140. The event which drew over 700...

Bipartisan Coalition & 400 Advocates Join PA Senator Sharif Street in Support of Senate Bill 942, Reforming Parole in PA

Harrisburg, PA, October 3, 2018 – PA Senator Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia) was joined by over 400 advocates, led by the Coalition to End Death by Incarceration and a bipartisan coalition to pass Senate Bill 942 which empowers the Parole Board to review life sentences in PA.  Attendees included the American Civil Liberties Union, Americans for Prosperity, victim advocates Mothers In Charge and hundreds of advocates from across Pennsylvania. The morning Judiciary Committee meeting which...

Sharif Street’s district office is helping people register for medical marijuana

Billy Penn | By Sarah Anne Hughes

So far, the Philly state senator appears to be the only PA legislator to offer this service.

Inside state Sen. Sharif Street’s office in North Central, the walls are covered in posters advertising assistance programs and brochures scattered about the space offer every kind of constituent service.

A flier on the front desk now promotes a new one: “APPLY FOR A MEDICAL MARIJUANA CARD.”

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