Despite New Co-Sponsor, No Vote Likely For Pa. Medical Marijuana Bill

PENNSYLVANIA:  A suburban state senator says he now has bi-partisan support for legislation to legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania. But don’t look for a bill on the governor’s desk anytime soon.

Democratic state Senator Daylin Leach – who’s also running for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 13th district – has long been a champion of legalizing marijuana. But this time, he says he’s picked up a Republican Senator who will co-sponsor his legislation to legalize marijuana for medical purposes. Leach says it’s the first time such legislation has been introduced in the state Senate with bi-partisan support. [Read more…]