News Articles about Medical Cannabis

Leach Comments on Sale of “Whole Plant” Marijuana in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG – August 1, 2018 − State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today issued the following statement regarding the sale of “whole plant” marijuana to Pennsylvania medical marijuana patients. “It’s a great day for medical marijuana patients in...

Leach Comments on Opening of First Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

HARRISBURG – February 15, 2018 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today commented on the official launch of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program. “I first introduced medical marijuana legislation eight years ago,” Leach said. “I’ve been to ribbon...

Leach Opposed to Suit by Medical Marijuana Company

Releaf says it was denied a permit to construct a medical marijuana plant and two dispensaries, stating the process had problems and was void of transparency. Democratic State Senator Daylin Leach, who serves parts of Montgomery County, an advocate of medical marijuana, says the suit goes over and above what’s needed.

Gov. Wolf Backs State Medical Marijuana Bill
March 10, 2015
By Jon Delano, KDKA

Should recreational marijuana be legalized in Pennsylvania?
March 8, 2015
By Hillary Lane, WFMZ

Could medical marijuana soon be legal in Pa.?
February 27, 2015
By Amy Worden, Philadelphia Inquirer

Recreational marijuana use bill offered in Pennsylvania Senate
February 27, 2015
By Tony Rhodin, Lehigh Valley Live

Leach, Republican pressing for medical marijuana bill
February 26, 2015
By Kristina Scala, Delaware County Daily Times

Pennsylvania medical marijuana hearing touches on tracking, delivery, concerns and support
February 26, 2015
By Kurt Bresswein, Lehigh Valley Live

Medical marijuana hearing prompts tense exchange
February 25, 2015
By Mary Wilson, WITF

Medical marijuana proposal excites debate in Senate committee hearing
February 25, 2015
By Wallace McKelvey, PennLive

Five Things to Know From Medical Marijuana Hearing in Harrisburg
February 25, 2015
By Mark Walters, York Daily Record

Doctors debate caution vs. medical need for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania
February 25, 2015
By Melissa Daniels, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

State senators make another push to legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania
February 25, 2015
By Melissa Nardo, FOX43

Medical marijuana industry emerging in Pa. as debate heats up
February 25, 2015
By Melissa Nardo, FOX43

Moms with sick kids bearing down on Pa. lawmakers to legalize medical marijuana
February 24, 2015
By Mary Wilson, Newsworks

The Rundown: Medical marijuana gets a hearing; Dent urges vaccines
February 23, 2015
The Reading Eagle

Under new governor, medical marijuana bill reemerges in state agenda
February 18, 2015
By Jonathan Baer, Daily Pennsylvanian

Transplanting Marijuana: Myth to Mainstream America
February 18, 2015
By Skip Shuda, Huffington Post

Booze, pot and pensions – what issues will the Pa. Senate vote on this term? A top Democrat makes his predictions
February 17, 2015
By John Micek, PennLive

Speakers at forum in Bernville talk about need for medical marijuana
February 12, 2015
By Liam Migdail-Smith, Reading Eagle

Pot, booze, ridesharing and a $10 minimum wage: 11 bills to watch in 2015
February 12, 2015
By Anna Orso, Billy Penn

Editorial: Second time around, state poised to pass medicinal pot
February 4, 2015
By the Reading Eagle Editorial Board

PCN Call-In Program, Medical Marijuana
February 2, 2015
By PCNLegalize medical pot
February 1, 2015
By the Scranton Times Tribune Editorial Board

Wolf a sheep to local backers of medical marijuana
February 1, 2015
By Anthony Dimattia, the Bucks County Courier Times

Editorial: Time for Pennsylvania to approve medical marijuana
January 30, 2015
By Lebanon Daily News Editorial Board

Supporters promise ‘comprehensive, strictly regulated’ medical marijuana bill in Pennsylvania
January 29, 2015
By Michael A. Fuoco and Mahita Gajanan, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Gov. Wolf Vows To Support Pa. Senate’s Medical Marijuana Bill
January 29, 2015
By Jon Delano, KDKA TV

A renewed push for medical marijuana
January 29, 2015
By The Intelligencer Editorial Board

Both Sides Debate As Lawmakers Push For Marijuana Legalization
January 29, 2015
By Maria Miller, WJACTV

Editorial: Medical marijuana, Boscola truck safety bills deserve passage in Pa.
January 28, 2015
By Express-Times Editorial Board

Your comments: With Wolf endorsement, political winds shifting on medical marijuana in Pennsylvania
January 28, 2015
By Jim Flagg, Lehigh Valley Live

Editorial: Support legalized cannabis in Pennsylvania
January 28, 2015
By The Pocono Record Editorial Board

Pa. Sen. Daylin Leach reintroduces medical marijuana bill
January 27, 2015
By Vince Sullivan, The Times Herald

York County state senator re-introduces medical cannabis bill
January 27, 2015
By Greg Gross, The York Dispatch

→  January 27, 2015: Wolf vows to support Senate’s medical marijuana bill(Associated Press)

→  January 27, 2015: Families, lawmakers ‘darn optimistic’ for medical marijuana legalization this year(PennLive)

→  January 27, 2015: Should Pa. legalize medical marijuana?: The Question of the Day(PennLive)

→  January 27, 2015: Gov. Tom Wolf meets with medical marijuana advocates, families(PennLive)

→  January 27, 2015: Medical marijuana legislation reintroduced in Pa. Senate(PennLive)

→  January 27, 2015: Gov. Wolf vows to sign medical marijuana bill(ABC 27 News)

→  January 27, 2015: Wolf supports legalization of medical marijuana as bill is reintroduced into Senate(York Daily Record)

→  January 27, 2015: Wolf tells medical marijuana supporters he’ll sign bill – if it reaches his desk(WGAL 8 News)

→  January 27, 2015: With New Governor Comes New Push To Legalize Medical Marijuana In Pennsylvania (CBS3 Philly)

→  January 27, 2015: Medical marijuana may have new traction at state Capitol(Pittsburgh Post Gazette)

→  January 27, 2015: Supporters optimistic about passage of medical marijuana(Pittsburgh Tribune)

January 27, 2015: Medical Marijuana Back in Play in Pennsylvania?(Philadelphia Magazine)

→  January 27, 2015: Medical marijuana legalization bill reintroduced in Harrisburg(Philadelphia Business Journal)

→  January 27, 2015: Medical marijuana legislation reintroduced in Senate(WFMZ 69 News)

→  January 27, 2015: Pennsylvania lawmakers renew fight to legalize medical cannabis(FOX 43 News)

→  January 27, 2015: Medical marijuana legislation reintroduced in PA Senate(CBS 21 News)

→  January 27, 2015: Governor Wolf Vows To Support Medical Marijuana Bill From Senate(CBS 12 News)

→  January 27, 2015: Wolf greets medical marijuana supporters(Newsworks)

→  January 23, 2015: Connellsville mother leads charge for medical marijuana  – (Pittsburgh Tribune)

→  January 19, 2015: Social-conservative lawmaker fights for legalizing medical marijuana  – (Philadelphia Inquirer)

→  January 14, 2015: Medical marijuana booth spreads info at Pa Farm Show  – (WFMX69 TV)

→  January 9, 2015:  Medical marijuana comes to PA Farm Show  –  (Evening Sun)

→  January 5, 2015: Medical marijuana advocates: Federal change could bolster Pa.’s chances – (York Dispatch)

→  December 31, 2014: Top stories: Progress made for medical marijuana in Pa. – (York Dispatch)

→  December 25, 2014: Editorial: Start Pa.’s year on a high note: OK medical marijuana – (Delco Times)

→  December 23, 2014: Wolf and GOP should move on medical pot –  (Daily Local)

→  December 22, 2014: Start Pa. political year on a high note: OK medical marijuana (YDR opinion) – (York Daily Record)

→  December 16, 2014: Medical marijuana company setting up shop in Wilmington – (Philadelphia Business Journal)

→  December 15, 2014:  EDITORIAL: Wolf, GOP lawmakers should move quickly on medical marijuana – (The Mercury)

→  December 15, 2014: : Authorize medicinal pot – (Times-Tribune)

→  December 11, 2014: Getting ready for a renewed push, state Sen. Mike Folmer says medical marijuana legalization is a ‘no brainer’(PennLive)

→  December 10, 2014: Why 2015 could be the year for medical marijuana legalization in Pennsylvania – (Pa Independent)

→  December 3, 2014: December Issue of Philadelphia Magazine Goes to Pot(Marijuana.com)

→  December 2, 2014: Pot policy debate unlikely to end soon in Pennsylvania, other states(TribLive)

→  November 23, 2014: Pot is Coming, Philadelphia! (Philly Mag)

→  November 23, 2014: The 11 People Leading the Charge for Legal Pot in Philadelphia(Philly Mag)

→  November 22, 2014: Senator: Marijuana will reach ‘tipping point’(Evening Sun)

→  November  19, 2014: State Sen. Daylin Leach speaks about medical marijuana In Pittsburgh (City Paper Pittsburgh)

→  November  18, 2014: Death With Dignity Legislation Proposed In Pennsylvania – (KDKA/CBS Pittsburgh)

→  November  16, 2014: York CEO arrest case highlights flaws in marijuana laws, advocates say – (York Daily Record)

→  November  16, 2014: Deena Kenney: Marijuana suitable treatment for certain medical conditions (Morning Call)

→  November  14, 2014: ThinkFest Video: State Sen. Daylin Leach Makes the Case for Medical Marijuana (Philly Mag)

→  November  14, 2014: ThinkFest 2014 Social Media Roundup (Philly Mag)

→  November 10, 2014: Another term lost, but York County parents still pushing for medical marijuana(York Dispatch)

→  October 31, 2014:  What’s next for legalizing medical marijuana in Pa.? (Daily Record)

→  October 31, 2014:  EDITORIAL: Medical marijuana outrage(York Dispatch)

→  October 27, 2014: Four make case for medical marijuana(Daily Item)

→  October 27, 2014:  York County DA favors medical marijuana but won’t stop prosecuting(York Dispatch)

→  October 26, 2014: Beaver Falls family hopes for legalization of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania –   (Post-Gazette)

→  October 24, 2014: Sen. Leach: Don’t prosecute medical marijuana users –  (Evening Sun)

→  October 23, 2014: Senator asks district attorneys to not prosecute medical cannabis cases –  (FOX43)

→  October 22, 2014: Senator asks for ‘compassion’ on medical marijuana(WFMZ)

→  October 22, 2014:  Medical marijuana: ‘Each DA has to make their own determination’(PennLive)

→  October 22, 2014: Sen. Daylin Leach asks District Attorneys not to prosecute legitimate medical marijuana users(Pitt CityPaper)

→  October 22, 2014: Senator asks for ‘compassion’ on medical marijuana(WFMZ)

→  October 22, 2014: Medical marijuana: Please don’t prosecute, lawmaker says(PennLive)

→  October 18, 2014: Drug counselor to share medical marijuana study(Standard Speaker)

→  October 17, 2014: Pa. House GOP makes sure medical marijuana won’t see a vote this session(Pitt CityPaper)

→  October 15, 2014: Misinformation may have killed medical marijuana (PhillyNOW)

→  October 7, 2014: Activists demand action on medical cannabis(PhillyNOW)

→  October 6, 2014: Structure of medical marijuana industry coalesces in Pennsylvania (Trib)

→  October 6, 2014: VIDEO: Leach gives response to medical marijuana amendment offered by Rep. Gainey(PLS)

→  October 6, 2014:  Medical marijuana gambit may be up in smoke(PLS)

→  October 4, 2014: Medical pot amendment going to Pa. House Tuesday, Final bill to legalize medical pot could come to vote (Titusville Herald)

→  October 2, 2014:  Residents and local officials rally in Media to raise the minimum wage(Delco News)

→  October 1, 2014:  Drug Interdiction: Will legislators let time run out on the state\rquote s proposed medical-marijuana law? – (Pitt CityPaper)

→  October 1, 2014: Pennsylvania makes progress on medical marijuana

→  September 18, 2014: Editorial: Legalize medical marijuana statewide

→  September 17, 2014: Rally for Medical Marijuana Bill Held at Pennsylvania Capitol

→  September 16, 2014: Parents & supporters push for legalization of medical marijuana

→  September 15, 2014: A GOP House leader now backs medical marijuana in Pa.

→  September  15, 2014: Pa. legislative session opens with medical marijuana rally

→  September  15, 2014: Hundreds gather outside Capitol to show support for medical marijuana

→  September  15, 2014: Medical marijuana supporters hold Capitol rally

→  September 15, 2014: Medical marijuana supporters implore Republican leaders to respect the public’s will

→  September 9, 2014: Penn Dems | Cannabis prohibition: fiscally flawed, morally bankrupt

→  September 7, 2014: Pennsylvania moves toward medical marijuana legalization 

→  September 3, 2014: State Rep. Mike Vereb announces support for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania

→  September 3, 2014: Emerging from the Weeds: Led by a conservative senator, medical marijuana is gaining traction in Pa., but can relief come fast enough for patients most in need?

→  August 29, 2014: Five reasons to look forward to this fall’s Legislative session: Friday Morning Coffee

→  August 28, 2014: Leach Challenge Kennedy to Marijuana Debate 

→  August 27, 2014: Editorial: Legalize medical marijuana statewide 

→  August 26, 2014: Medical pot advocates speak up at meeting with Sen. Folmer in Export

→  August 25, 2014: Conservative legislator puts credentials on line in bipartisan medicinal marijuana effort

→  August 21, 2014: LETTER: Declare support for medical marijuana

→  August 21, 2014: Pa. State Senator Reacts To Steelers’ Running Backs Marijuana Charges

→  August 6, 2014: Cannabis Experiment Proves Successful For Senator Daylin Leach

→  August 6, 2014: A Local Family’s Fight For Medical Marijuana

→  August 6, 2014: EDITORIAL: Gov’t should clear obstacles to legalize medical marijuana

→  August 2, 2014: VIDEO: CBS21 Face the State with state senator Daylin Leach

→  July 29, 2014: Medical marijuana legalization may be coming to Pennsylvania one way or another

→  June 29, 2014: Medical marijuana bill out of Pa. Senate committee

→  June 29, 2014: State Senate committee OKs medical marijuana bill

→  June 28, 2014:  Pennsylvania Senate Panel Is Backing Medical Marijuana

→  June 27, 2014: Senate panel advances medical marijuana bill

→  June 27, 2014: State Senate panel approves medical marijuana bill

→  June 27, 2014: Pennsylvania Senate panel backs medical marijuana

→  June 27, 2014: Pa. committee approves medical marijuana bill

→  June 10, 2014: Marijuana gains ground in Pennsylvania Senate

→  June 10, 2014: Amended cannabis bill could clear committee

→  June 10, 2014: Pa. Sen. Committee Moving Toward Medical Marijuana Vote

→  June 6, 2014: Sen. Mike Folmer continues medical cannabis crusade

→  June 4, 2014: Second Hearing on Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Bill Next Week

→  May 31, 2014: Pennsylvania’s Marijuana Legislation: How Many Bills Are Now Up in Smoke?

→  May 31, 2014: House Republicans from Pennsylvania vote yes on bill with marijuana amendment

→  May 14, 2014: Chambersburg woman hopes daughter can start medical cannabis treatment

→  May 8, 2014: Marijuana-as-medicine issue raised in convicted pot grower’s appeal 

→  May 7, 2014: Brian O’Neill: People working for tips in restaurants could use a raise 

→  May 1, 2014: Gov. Corbett reverses stance on medical use of one form of drug 

→  May 1, 2014: Sen. Daylin Leach applauds Gov. Corbett’s change of heart on medical marijuana 

→  May 1, 2014: Gov. Tom Corbett changes position on medical marijuana 

→  May 1, 2014: Corbett Flips On Medical Cannabis 

→  May 1, 2014: Corbett would allow marijuana research to help Pa. children 

→  May 1, 2014: Medical marijuana supporters welcome Corbett stance toward children

→  May 1, 2014: Pennsylvania Governor Softens Stance On Medical Marijuana 

→  April 30, 2014: State senators announce animal protection bills  

→  April 28, 2014: Sen. Leach threatens Gov. Corbett with sit-in protest over medical marijuana bill

→  April 28, 2014: Daylin Leach Threatens Governor’s Office Sit-In Over Medical Marijuana 

→  March 18, 2014: Philadelphia-Area Fast Food Workers Join in National Battle

→  March 10, 2014: Time to end the reefer madness

→  March 4, 2014: Medical Marijuana support grows in PA

→  March 3, 2014: POLL: Majority of Pennsylvanians favor legalizing medical pot

→  March 2, 2014: ‘Mommy lobby’ emerges as a powerful advocate for medical marijuana for children

→  February 28, 2014: Medical marijuana: Treatment, oil could reduce kids’ epileptic seizures, but it remains illegal in Pa.

→  February 24, 2014: PA Looks into Legalizing Recreational and Medical Marijuana

→  February 14, 2014: Sponsors of medical marijuana bill say science is on their side

→  February 14, 2014: Villanova Hosts Politician on Same-Sex Marriage, Marijuana 

→  January 13, 2014: Lemoyne woman advocates for medical marijuana – The Sentinel

→  January 10, 2014: Corbett Spokesman: Governor Has Not Changed Position on Medical Marijuana – 90.5 WESA

→  January 4, 2014: Valley mom with sick son: Approve medical marijuana – The Daily Item

→  January 4, 2014: New York Gov. Cuomo to allow limited use of medical marijuana: paper – Reuters

→  December 14, 2013: The New Politics of Pot: The 2014 Candidates Who Want to Legalize It – The Daily Beast

→ November 13, 2013: Central Pennsylvania conservative joins medical marijuana push –Pennlive

→ November 18, 2013: Leach offers plan for limited medical marijuana in Pa. – News Works

→ November 18, 2013: Supporters, lawmakers rally for medical marijuana – WHTM – ABC 27

→ November 18, 2013: Bipartisan, albeit small, support for medical marijuana  – WITF

→ November 18, 2013:  Push For Medical Marijuana – WTAJ News

→ November 18, 2013: Pa. state senators to introduce marijuana bill – TribLive

→ November 18, 2013: Pa. medical marijuana bill has bi-partisan support  Citizens Voice

→ November 18, 2013:  Sen. Leach introduces bill to legalize liquid marijuana medication – The Times  Herald

→ November 18, 2013: Extreme liberal from Philly area agrees with extreme conservative from midstate on medical marijuana – Pennlive

→ November 18, 2013: Leach is right, Corbett wrong on medical marijuana: PennLive letters – Pennlive

→  September 19, 2013: Support for medical marijuana bill grows – ABC 27

→  September 2013: Parents call medical marijuana their last hope, push for legalization – CBS 21

→  September 2013: Local Parents Want Bill to Allow Children to Take Medicinal Chemical CBD – Fox 43

→  September 2013: One PA parent is pushing hard for the legalization of medical marijuana – CBS 21