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Jan 10 - Pennsylvania Senator Introduces Bill To Legalize Marijuana


 Jan 10 - Pennsylvania Senator Introduces Bill To Legalize Marijuana
topic by steeLTown - 01-10-2013, 10:14 AM - Boxden > BX Daily Bugle - news and headlines




HARRISBURG, Pa. (KDKA) – Add Pennsylvania to the list of states where residents could be allowed to possess and smoke marijuana legally.

Democrat State Sen. Daylin Leach, who represents Montgomery and Delaware counties, announced plans to introduce legislation that would legalize marijuana in Pennsylvania.

The bill would legalize marijuana for adults over the age of 21, and regulated just like alcohol is. It would still be illegal to drive under the influence of marijuana, behave badly while publicly intoxicated, or sell pot to minors.

According to Leach, “Like alcohol, legalization and regulation will make marijuana safer. People will no longer have to buy it on the streets from criminals who may have laced their product with other dangerous drugs. People buying legally will know exactly what they are getting and be able to rely on the safety of what they are purchasing.”

A press release from Leach’s office says that according to the Office of National Drug Control Policy, in 2006, an average year, 24,685 marijuana arrests were made in Pennsylvania at a cost to the taxpayers of $325.36 million. Leach says “each year we not only waste a similar amount, we leave several hundred million dollars on the table in taxes that we do not collect because marijuana is illegal, rather than regulated and taxed.”

Governor Tom Corbett has been opposed to legalizing marijuana, even for medicinal purposes.

Senator Leach says, “This horrific policy must end. People around the nation are realizing that. And it is a moral imperative that Pennsylvania wake up and end prohibition now.”

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 01-10-2013, 10:30 AMaway - #2
Trolling 61 heat pts61

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Obama needs to lift that Federal ban using Executive Order

 01-10-2013, 10:54 PMaway - #3
nightmare 416 heat pts416

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Originally Posted by Windy
i dont understand why these nobody a$s states where ppl do nothing but grow foods don't legalize weed.


They could probably make a k!lling, weed could be the new tobacco.
PA is a nobody a$s state? its one the most populace states in the union.
 01-11-2013, 12:32 AMaway - #4
Yung Dilla 1217 heat pts1217

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 01-11-2013, 12:44 AMaway - #5
xbossxplayax 

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if this passes some crazy a$s road blocks gon be put up on tristate boarders lol hello to (even worse) traffic

on the contrary GWB traffic will be lighter due to no more rich jerz kids coming thru uptown to cop on weekend nights...
 01-11-2013, 02:17 AMaway - #6
natural 5 heat pts

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Originally Posted by Windy
nothing important in PA.
Easy to say... although I cant think of anything of immediate importance in Pennsylvania, that was still a very ignorant statement.

Maybe you meant to say there is nothing important to you in Pennsylvania.
 01-11-2013, 06:13 AMaway - #7
NoLedge18720 3 heat pts

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Originally Posted by Windy
nothing important in PA.
Except the paper that gives people independence and the paper that lays all rules down for this country and gives people rights. But yea the declaration of independence and the constitution aren't important
 01-11-2013, 06:21 AMaway - #8
W24x55 35 heat pts35

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Well its about DAMN time!
 01-11-2013, 06:31 AMaway - #9
freshtoodef 3 heat pts

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Originally Posted by Windy
nothing important in PA.
are you ####in retarded?
 01-11-2013, 06:36 AMaway - #10
ecomog 80 heat pts80

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Originally Posted by Windy
nothing important in PA.
 01-11-2013, 06:37 AMaway - #11
ManWithoutFear! 2 heat pts

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Originally Posted by Windy
nothing important in PA.
I go to the Poconos at least once every other month.

Casino they got out there is pretty nice. You should check that #### out.
Was choppin' it up with Elton Brand last year (when he was with Sixers) at the sushi bar lol
 01-11-2013, 07:07 AMaway - #12
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Originally Posted by Windy
nothing important in PA.
Philadelphia is the 5-6th largest city in the US.... and Pittsburgh is a major city... outside of those 2 cities... my homestate is hurt
 01-11-2013, 07:16 AMaway - #13
VicDutch 89 heat pts89

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Philadelphia. Need I say more? No, I don't.
 01-11-2013, 07:28 AMaway - #14
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Originally Posted by Trolling
Obama needs to lift that Federal ban using Executive Order

That would require him actually making decisions on his own without being a corporate puppet. Good luck finding a president who is brave enough for that.
 01-11-2013, 07:39 AMonline - #15
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if this passes it looks like Im moving back to my birth state............
 01-11-2013, 08:16 AMaway - #16
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According to Leach, “Like alcohol, legalization and regulation will make marijuana safer. People will no longer have to buy it on the streets from criminals who may have laced their product with other dangerous drugs. People buying legally will know exactly what they are getting and be able to rely on the safety of what they are purchasing.”


only ppl that do that lace it with some BROKE a$s drugs cause they got sum BROKE a$s weed .... it costs more money to lace bud with a decent substance than it would to just go cop sum dank lol i laugh at "officials" who know EVERYTHING lol
 01-11-2013, 08:42 AMaway - #17
steeLTown 111 heat pts111

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Analysts are saying this will never go through because both Republicans and Democrats in the rural PA areas are typically very conservative when it comes to social issues like this...

and PA can't even get medical pot legal so why the hell would it become legal for recreational use?
 01-11-2013, 08:43 AMaway - #18
steeLTown 111 heat pts111

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Originally Posted by Windy
nothing important in PA.



so what exactly do you consider important?

you think your place of residence is important because its the nations capital? do you know Philadelphia and York were both home to the nations capital at one point?

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 01-11-2013, 09:00 AMaway - #19
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I live in PA, this #### right here is just talk. It will be many years for them to legalize it, if they even do which isn't likely.
 01-11-2013, 09:48 AMonline - #20
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Originally Posted by ANDRE20
I live in PA, this #### right here is just talk. It will be many years for them to legalize it, if they even do which isn't likely.
why so pessimistic?
 
 


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