PA Medical Marijuana Growers And Patients Open To Prosecution Under New Federal Policy


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Pennsylvania Acting Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine announces a medical marijuana update in the Capitol Rotunda.

Medical marijuana has been legal in Pennsylvania since 2016, but to the federal government it’s been illegal for the better part of a century.

States pushed back against federal law throughout the years, and in 1996 California passed a proposition allowing medical marijuana use in some cases. That ruling put the state at odds with federal law, though the federal government largely was inactive on the issue.

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