Last Saturday, Greenhouse Ventures, which pitches itself as an accelerator for cannabis startups, hosted a daylong conference at the Chemical Heritage Foundation during Philly Tech Week 2016 presented by Comcast. Two weeks ago, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed the Medical Marijuana Act, allowing for 150 dispensaries throughout the state, state Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery) pointed out. Translation: bookoo bud bucks if you’ve got the pockets for it and you’ll never have to worry about getting locked up.

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Leach said he believes the regulatory environment in Pennsylvania will be “very friendly” toward the medical cannabis industry moving forward.

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Sen. Daylin Leach, D-Montgomery, Senate Minority Leader Jay Costa, D-Allegheny, and Sen. Christine Tartaglione, D-Philadelphia, asked the Commonwealth Court to declare the postponement an unconstitutional infringement of voters’ rights.

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State Sen. Daylin Leach D-17, of King of Prussia, posted an open letter to all the district attorneys in Pennsylvania on April 21. In it, he estimates 18-24 months for the medical marijuana industry in the state to get started, and asked that the chief prosecutors of every county to use discretion in charging future medical marijuana patients with crimes of possession.

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Holman said she is not surprised by a letter from state Sen. Daylin Leach, a proponent of the medical marijuana bill that passed the House and the Senate and was signed by Gov. Tom Wolf on April 17

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“When I first introduced the medical marijuana bill in 2010, I couldn’t get a single co-sponsor,” Leach said at the bill signing. “I could not have imagined that a team like this would eventually rally around this bill.” – See more at: http://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/ron-southwick-the-lawmakers-who-wouldnt-give-up-on-medical-marijuana#sthash.SrbLR0I7.dpuf

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State Sen. Daylin Leach (D., Montgomery), one of the politicians who challenged the delay, said that because the underlying lawsuit is ongoing, he had concerns about the last-minute switch leading to confusion at the polls.

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Medical marijuana “will ultimately lead to recreational marijuana,” Leach said. “It will de-stigmatize marijuana, it will create marijuana-based institutions.”

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There have been efforts to introduce aid-in-dying legislation in Pennsylvania, she added. State Sen. Daylin Leach, D-17th, has introduced bills each session since 2008, while state Rep. Mark Rozzi, D-126th, is the primary sponsor of a bill in the House. None of the bills have ever been brought forward for a hearing in committee, Mancini said.

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A Pennsylvania senator is asking state officials not to prosecute anyone using marijuana if they can demonstrate it is for medical purposes.

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