Medical Marijuana Supporters Threaten Sit-In At Pennsylvania Capitol

PENNSYLVANIA: Parents who say a marijuana oil extract might save the lives of their seizure-wracked children threatened today to hold a sit-in at Gov. Tom Corbett’s offices until he meets with them in their quest to get the substance legalized.

Family members and a state lawmaker who is sponsoring a state Senate bill, Sen. Daylin Leach, Montgomery, announced their intentions at a Capitol news conference. They want a meeting date set by the end of Friday, or they vow to go to his Capitol offices and stay until he agrees to meet, they said.

The governor’s office said today that Corbett and his staff have met with families on the issue, as well as Leach’s co-sponsor, Sen. Mike Folmer, Lebanon.

Legalize marijuana in Pa.? Before you laugh, consider this:

PENNSYLVANIA: Any time you go to a civic event in Harrisburg that gives the public a chance to speak, odds are good that a graying, older woman named Ava Berg will show up and use the forum to advocate for her favorite cause, legalizing marijuana. [Read more…]