Posts Categorized: Marijuana

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

Ten reasons why PA should not go “full-on Colorado” with marijuana

May 8, 2019 | 2 comments | Posted in Marijuana | Tags: ,

“Let’s go full-on Colorado.” That’s Lt. Governor John Fetterman’s coined phrase in his pursuit to commercialize marijuana in Pennsylvania. Here’s a closer look at the impact commercialization of recreational marijuana has had on Colorado – you decide if this is … Read more

PA Family Council Calls Out Lt. Gov. Fetterman’s Dual Agenda in Marijuana Tour

April 29, 2019 | 10 comments | Posted in Marijuana, Uncategorized | Tags:

Lt. Gov. wants “full-on Colorado” with marijuana, yet claims impartiality in his “Listening” tour

(HARRISBURG, PA – April 29, 2019) – Pennsylvania Family Council, a non-profit statewide organization based in Harrisburg, just released a one-minute video highlighting statements made by … Read more