John Hanger Withdraws From Race For Pennsylvania Governor

We have driven the debate on issue after issue, such as charter school accountability, reforming our cruel marijuana policies that harm patients and ruin the lives of good people, as well as energy and environmental policy.

PENNSYLVANIA:  John Hanger today withdrew as a Democratic candidate for governor. “At its outset, in November 2012, this campaign had three goals,” Hanger said today. “First, propose bold, transformational policies to strengthen education, create good-paying jobs, protect our environment, produce clean energy, and bring forth a new birth of freedom for all Pennsylvanians.  Our second Read the full article…

Can Marijuana Make John Hanger Governor?

Some folks say, “Marijuana is not a voting issue, it’s not important.” Tell that to the 500,000 Pennsylvanians who have conditions that are treated with cannabis in 20 states.  Tell that to the moms I was with this morning, who have children who are suffering from Dravet Syndrome, whose lives are hanging in the balance. They want marijuana for their children and for them it is the only issue.

PENNSYLVANIA:  John Hanger might not be the first guy you’d think of to be the “pot candidate” in this year’s Pennsylvania gubernatorial campaign: He’s a Penn Law grad who has held several reasonably high-profile state posts during his career. Still, it’s Hanger’s aggressive pro-legalization stance that has come to define his candidacy. He both embraces that distinction Read the full article…

Can Marijuana Make John Hanger Governor?

Some folks say, “Marijuana is not a voting issue, it’s not important.” Tell that to the 500,000 Pennsylvanians who have conditions that are treated with cannabis in 20 states.  Tell that to the moms I was with this morning, who have children who are suffering from Dravet Syndrome, whose lives are hanging in the balance. They want marijuana for their children and for them it is the only issue.

PENNSYLVANIA:  John Hanger might not be the first guy you’d think of to be the “pot candidate” in this year’s Pennsylvania gubernatorial campaign: He’s a Penn Law grad who has held several reasonably high-profile state posts during his career. Still, it’s Hanger’s aggressive pro-legalization stance that has come to define his candidacy. He both embraces that distinction Read the full article…

Pennsylvania Candidate for Governor: Legalize Marijuana Now

"The motto of the campaign is jobs, not jails and the legalization and taxation of marijuana. This is a very important issue to hundreds of thousands, if not millions of Pennsylvanians," Cohen said.

PENNSYLVANIA: As Pennsylvania’s race for governor begins to take shape, one candidate has chosen the controversial issue of marijuana legalization as one of the cornerstones of his campaign. John Hanger, a Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania governor, today unveiled two campaign billboards that send an urgent message on the subject: legalize and tax marijuana now.

John Hanger Endorsed For PA Governor By NORML

Hanger was endorsed Wednesday by NORML, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.

PENNSYLVANIA: Is it possible that pot will play a role in the Democratic race for governor? Hershey’s John Hanger sure hopes so. Hanger was endorsed Wednesday by NORML, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. Hanger wants to legalize medical marijuana immediately and within a few years decriminalize its recreational use, and tax it.

John Hanger Endorsed For PA Governor By NORML

Hanger was endorsed Wednesday by NORML, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.

PENNSYLVANIA: Is it possible that pot will play a role in the Democratic race for governor? Hershey’s John Hanger sure hopes so. Hanger was endorsed Wednesday by NORML, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. Hanger wants to legalize medical marijuana immediately and within a few years decriminalize its recreational use, and tax it.

Legalize weed, says Dem Pa. gubernatorial candidate

John Hanger, Democratic gubernatorial candidate and former state Department of Environmental Protection secretary.

PENNSYLVANIA: Pennsylvania should allow the medical use of marijuana, reduce penalties for possession of small amounts of weed and look to legalize the drug by 2017, according to a proposal by John Hanger, Democratic candidate for governor.

Legalize weed, says Dem Pa. gubernatorial candidate

John Hanger, Democratic gubernatorial candidate and former state Department of Environmental Protection secretary.

PENNSYLVANIA: Pennsylvania should allow the medical use of marijuana, reduce penalties for possession of small amounts of weed and look to legalize the drug by 2017, according to a proposal by John Hanger, Democratic candidate for governor.