Medical
Yes
Status
Illegal

Cannabis in Pennsylvania is illegal for recreational use, but possession of small amounts is decriminalized in a few major cities. Medical usage is permitted.

First in October 2014 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania decriminalized cannabis. Then in April 2016 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania decriminalized cannabis, with State Collegefollowing suit in September.

Improve information


Medical

Improve information

In April 2016 Governor of Pennsylvania Tom Wolf legalized medical cannabis.


Hemp

Improve information

Governor Tom Wolf signed legislation, House Bill 967 into law on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. The law allows for registered individuals to grow, cultivate, and/or market industrial hemp. Agencies, colleges, and universities are permitted to grow industrial hemp for research purposes. It also creates the Hemp Research Board, which is responsible for developing regulations, applications for registration, inspections, a database of registered persons, registration fees, and guidelines for labeling and testing. The law took effect upon the Governor's signature.


Culture


There is no information yet Add information

Politics


There is no information yet Add information

Activism


There is no information yet Add information

History


  • The City of Philadelphia decriminalized possession of up to 30 grams of marijuana

    2014-10-20

    Becoming the largest city in the United States to decriminalize marijuana.

  • The City of Pittsburgh decriminalized possession of up to 30 grams of marijuana, and decriminalized possession of up to 8 grams of hashish

    2015-12-21

  • Pennsylvania Becomes 24th US State to Legalize Medical Marijuana

    2016-04-18

    Conditions approved for use include cancer, HIV/AIDS, ALS, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, Huntington's disease, Crohn's disease, PTSD, intractable seizures, glaucoma, autism, and more.


Comments

You must login