Pennsylvania Senate OKs Medical Marijuana Bill

A handful of drug delivery methods that do not involve smoking it would be permitted under the PA medical marijuana bill, including extracted oil, edible products, ointments and tinctures.

PENNSYLVANIA:  After an emotionally charged debate, Pennsylvania state senators passed legislation to legalize several forms of medical marijuana.

But the bill approved Wednesday, 43-7, faces opposition from House Republican leaders and Gov. Tom Corbett.

The chamber’s debate had been propelled by parents who believe a marijuana oil extract can help their seizure-wracked children.

Under the proposal, state residents would need an access card from the Health Department after proving they have a practitioner-patient relationship and written confirmation of a qualifying medical condition.

 

 

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