Posts Categorized: Marijuana

Senators Laughlin, Street Show Neglect for Safety, Terrible Timing in Push for Full Marijuana Legalization

February 24, 2021 | 1 comment | Posted in Marijuana | Tags: , , , ,

New bill to legalize dangerously high potency weed shows a neglect for the health and safety of the people of Pennsylvania.

The following statement may be attributed to Dan Bartkowiak, Director of Communications for Pennsylvania Family Institute.

Today’s announcement of … Read more

Gov. Wolf’s Priorities Sound More Like Bill Murray’s Groundhog Day Than a Positive Path Forward for PA

February 2, 2021 | 2 comments | Posted in education, Marijuana, Press Release | Tags: , , ,

The well-being of children should be a top priority; including better educational options, not harmful marijuana expansion.

(HARRISBURG, PA) The experience of the COVID pandemic shows why truly empowering parents to meet their child’s educational needs should be added to … Read more

Good News: Three Takeaways From PA’s State Budget

November 23, 2020 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Gambling, Marijuana | Tags: , , , ,

By Tom Shaheen

State lawmakers approved “Part 2” of the 2020-2021 state budget in a rare post-election legislative session last week. The $35.5 billion budget includes no new taxes as lawmakers filled budget gaps using the state’s remaining $1.3 billion … Read more

Why Is Science Not Governor Wolf’s Guide to Marijuana?

November 2, 2020 | No comments | Posted in Marijuana | Tags: , ,

Do you know where your candidates stand on the issue of marijuana legalization? Find out at PaFamilyVoter.com.

By: Dan Bartkowiak

There’s been a lot of talk lately about “listening to the scientists” and top Democrat politicians in Pennsylvania accusing … Read more

Gov. Wolf Blowing Smoke with Alarming Statements on Marijuana

September 3, 2020 | 3 comments | Posted in Marijuana | Tags: , ,

In calling for commercialization, he wrongly denies the significant health risks associated with marijuana.

(HARRISBURG, PA – September 3, 2020) Today, at a press conference in Harrisburg, Governor Tom Wolf proved he is willing to sacrifice the health and safety … Read more

Debunking Rep. Wheatley’s Five “Facts” on Marijuana

April 20, 2020 | No comments | Posted in Marijuana | Tags:

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, State Senator Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia) took time today to hold a virtual press conference to tout legislation to legalize recreational marijuana; joined online by other elected officials like State Representative Jake Wheatley (D-Pittsburgh).… Read more

Wolf and Fetterman are making matters worse with the growing vape crisis

October 14, 2019 | 1 comment | Posted in Marijuana | Tags:

On Thursday, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) announced that Pennsylvania was now one of 21 states with a reported death linked to vaping. This outbreak of lung-illnesses due to vaping is now up to 1,299 reported cases, including 26 … Read more

Science, Experience Show Recreational Marijuana Is Not In Pennsylvania’s Best Interests

September 25, 2019 | 1 comment | Posted in Marijuana | Tags: , , ,

Governor Wolf now pushes for legalization, ignoring strong evidence of the harms from today’s high-potency, commercialized marijuana

With today’s release of Lt. Governor John Fetterman’s report on his marijuana “listening” tour and Governor Tom Wolf changing his position to now … Read more

Health concerns are mounting over marijuana. Are you listening, Lt. Governor Fetterman?

September 14, 2019 | No comments | Posted in Marijuana | Tags:

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman’s taxpayer-funded marijuana “listening” tour ended in June and his office had said a summary report would be out by the end of July. It’s now September and still no report.

Whenever the report is released, I’m … Read more

Going “Full-on Colorado” with Marijuana is Wrong for Pittsburgh; Wrong for Pennsylvania

May 8, 2019 | 1 comment | Posted in Marijuana | Tags: ,

If our leaders truly listen and learn from Colorado’s “Full-On” commercialization of marijuana — they’ll just say no.

For media inquiries, contact Dan Bartkowiak 717-545-0600

In response to Lt. Gov. John Fetterman’s scheduled stops in Pittsburgh this weekend on his … Read more