“People are nervous because you have Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who is an insane person, threatening those trying to get medicine,” Leach said, who has made waves this year in his outspoken and brash criticism of President Donald Trump.

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As GOP leaders search high and low for more than $2 billion dollars to patch the commonwealth’s budget gaps, one state senator is trying to tempt his colleagues with revenue projections from one of his longtime pet issues — recreational marijuana.

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State Sen. Daylin Leach also weighed on the Medicaid cuts in with a statement: “To deny health care to families and sick people is morally obscene. But to do that to give tax cuts to Americans earning more than $250,000 per year is almost beyond human comprehension. I doubt cancer patients who won’t be able to afford chemotherapy will be comforted to know that Donald Trump is getting a tax cut. We are all in this together – why is that so hard for the Republicans to understand?”

Read more at http://www.phillymag.com/news/2017/06/22/medicaid-cuts-toomey-senate-bill/#bEbJwKRfMrvSzXQc.99

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“To deny health care to families and sick people is morally obscene,” he said. “But to do that to give tax cuts to Americans earning more than $250,000 per year is almost beyond human comprehension. I doubt cancer patients who won’t be able to afford chemotherapy will be comforted to know that Donald Trump is getting a tax cut. We are all in this together – why is that so hard for the Republicans to understand?”

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As Leach suggested, one good measure of a society, or a state, is how well it cares for those least able to fend for themselves. This law makes Pennsylvania a better place.

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HARRISBURG – June 22, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today commented on the U.S. Senate GOP’s new healthcare proposal. It was published today for the first time, one week before the U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote on it. Leach’s comment: “To deny health care to families and sick people is morally obscene. […]

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This was serious medicine, with those under a doctor’s care being allowed to use medical marijuana to treat a variety of ailments, including children who suffer from autism, adults who have chronic pain, tremors and other maladies.

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“This was a huge day for patients and for the people of Pennsylvania,” said state Sen. Daylin Leach, D-Montgomery, a main sponsor of the medical marijuana law enacted in April 2016. “We can see light at the end of the tunnel.”

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“This is what we want for the state of Pennsylvania. We want a smooth transition to this industry, and we want the best people involved in getting this off the ground,” Leach said.

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