Proyecto de ley de legalización del consumo de marihuana por adultos
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Pennsylvanians are ready to end this cruel, irrational and expensive policy on cannabis, and this legislation will do just that. This legislation will end Pennsylvania’s prohibition on cannabis and would legalize cannabis for adult-use in Pennsylvania. Consider signing your name to our list of citizen co-sponsors!
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Adult Use Cannabis in PA
The Laughlin-Street Bipartisan Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Bill prioritizes safety, social and economic equity and, engages Pennsylvania’s agricultural industry. Their proposal ensures the vitality of Pennsylvania’s world-class medical marijuana industry while creating thousands of jobs and generating hundreds of millions of dollars in new tax revenue for the Commonwealth.
Safe and Legal
Sets the minimum marijuana consumption age at 21 years old; mandates age verification for every purchase.
Bans any marketing directed toward children and provides the appropriate deterrence to keep marijuana out of the hands of anyone under 21 years old.
Empowers law enforcement with the means to adjudicate driving under the influence, and, to pursue and eradicate an illicit market.
Provides clarity and consistency for workplace rules regarding marijuana use for all those operating in good faith and protects the Second Amendment rights of all Pennsylvanians.
Social and Economic Equity
Expunges non-violent marijuana convictions and decriminalizes marijuana up to a certain limit.
Creates licenses for social and economic equity applicants and establishes that the majority of new licensees are granted to social and economic applicants.
Leverages Pennsylvania’s existing medical marijuana licensees to fulfill demand on an enhanced timetable while providing social and economic equity licensees the capital and know-how to succeed.
Implements a Business Development Fund, administered by the Commonwealth Financing Authority, to support loans, grants, and studies.
Micro Cultivation Licenses will allow Anyone with an interest the opportunity to participate in the emerging cannabis market.
New Tax Revenue and Jobs
Senate Democrats Urge Leadership on Adult Use
Senator Street Advances Safe Cannabis Banking Bill
Harrisburg, PA − Marzo 31, 2022 − Yesterday the Pennsylvania Senate Banking and Insurance Committee unanimously passed SB1167, our bipartisan cannabis banking bill. We moved forward with an important step in dismantling another cornerstone of cannabis prohibition by...
Philly voters overwhelmingly want to legalize marijuana. Harrisburg should listen. | Opinion
If state lawmakers are on the fence and need any direction, maybe a signal from the Keystone State’s biggest city should persuade them. I wasn’t kidding when I said Pennsylvania is ready for legalization back on 4/20. On Election Day, Philadelphians flexed their...
Los senadores Street y Laughlin presentan el primer proyecto de ley bipartidista para legalizar el consumo de cannabis por adultos en Pensilvania
Harrisburg, PA - 12 de octubre de 2021 - El senador estatal Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) y el senador estatal Sharif Street (D-Filadelfia) introdujeron una legislación bipartidista esta semana para legalizar el uso adulto de la marihuana en Pensilvania. El proyecto de ley establece...
Sen. Street Amends PA Medical Marijuana Program Improving Patient Access and Affordability
Harrisburg, Pa. – Junio 26, 2021 – During budget negotiations Senator Sharif Street offered amendments to HB 1024 impacting Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program Fund (MMPF). Street also championed an amendment that allows those with felony convictions to be...
Los senadores de Pensilvania presentan un proyecto de ley histórico y bipartidista para la legalización del consumo de marihuana por adultos
Senators Dan Laughlin and Sharif Street champion Adult Use Legalization Bill emphasizing safety, social and economic equity HARRISBURG, PA − Febrero 24, 2021 − Today, State Senator Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) and State Senator Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia) introduced...
Senate Democrats Urge Leadership on Adult Use
HARRISBURG, PA − Julio 9, 2020 − The pandemic has created unprecedented budget challenges in Pennsylvania. Senator Street sent the following letter to Governor Wolf and Senate leadership at urging them to consider legalizing cannabis to raise revenue in the fall. ...
Pennsylvania Aims To Move Forward Both On Medicinal & Adult Use Cannabis Programs
A new effort to legalize recreational cannabis is coming to the Keystone State. Pennsylvania lawmakers Daylin Leach and Sharif Street are hoping to build support for their latest proposal, Senate Bill 350 which they introduced on Octubre 15th. The bill would allow for...
PA Senators Introduce Legalized Recreational Marijuana Bill
Democratic Senators Daylin Leach and Sharif Street submitted the Adult Use Cannabis bill on Oct.15, a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana use for adults 21 and over across Pennsylvania, raising $500 million in tax dollars to schools in Pennsylvania. If the...
New Senate Bill Would Legalize Recreational Pot in PA
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Two state senators have introduced a bill that some are calling a model for recreational marijuana legalization. Senate Bill 350, introduced this week by Sen. Sharif Street, D-Philadelphia, and Sen. Daylin Leach, D-Montgomery, is being hailed as one...