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[hdvideo id=82] HARRISBURG – May 12, 2015 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware)’s medical cannabis bill was passed today by the Pennsylvania Senate by a vote of 40-7. All 19 Democrats and 21 Republicans supported the bill. After the vote Senator Leach released the following statement: “Today the Senate showed it stands with the 88% of Pennsylvanians who […]

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HARRISBURG, January 14, 2014 – Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) and Sen. Mike Folmer (R-Dauphin/Lebanon/York) today announced that their bipartisan medical cannabis bill, S.B. 1182, has been drafted and introduced in the Pennsylvania Senate. S.B. 1182, the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act, would legalize the use of medical cannabis by patients as recommended by attending […]

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HARRISBURG, January 8, 2014 – State Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware), sponsor of two medical marijuana bills in the Senate – S.B. 770 and S.B. 1182 – has responded to Gov. Corbett’s recent statement that he would welcome direction on medical marijuana by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Noting that it could be years […]

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Fear of a Word

On November 18, 2013 By

Garrett Brann is about to turn 3 years old. He has a form of epilepsy, known as “Dravet Syndrome,” which is robbing him of his childhood, a normal life, and so much more. The disease manifests itself primarily in almost constant seizures. Garrett routinely has more than 100 seizures, of varying degrees of intensity, every […]

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HARRISBURG, November 18, 2013 – State Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today held a press conference to announce the introduction of a bill he drafted with Sen. Mike Folmer (R-48) that would legalize the use of medical cannabis in Pennsylvania. “I would like to thank my colleague Sen. Folmer for his action on this issue and […]

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HARRISBURG, June 25, 2013 – State Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today participated in a press conference held by the NAACP calling for support of his marijuana legalization legislation. “I am honored that the NAACP has spoken out in favor of my legislation to legalize, regulate and tax marijuana in Pennsylvania,” Leach said. “As noted in […]

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HARRISBURG, June 21, 2013 – State Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today invited members of the media to attend a marijuana legalization press conference held by the NAACP at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25th in the Capitol Media Center. A spokesman for the NAACP said that the group plans at the press conference to publicly […]

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HARRISBURG, February 11, 2013 – State Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today held a news conference at the State Capitol Building to announce the introduction of his bill that would legalize marijuana in Pennsylvania. Leach was joined by a member of the law enforcement community, a physician, and an agriculture expert to discuss the positive impacts marijuana […]

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HARRISBURG, February 8, 2013 – State Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today announced plans to hold a marijuana legalization press conference on Monday, February 11 at 2 p.m. in the Capitol Media Center. The press conference will feature representatives from the medical and law enforcement communities who support Leach’s bill and will give insight about the […]

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HARRISBURG, February 1, 2013 – As Gov. Corbett lays the groundwork to privatize Pennsylvania’s liquor stores and fund education this year with the revenue raised, Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) has offered an alternative plan: legalize marijuana and generate a constant revenue source for the state to use for years to come. “We don’t need to […]

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