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LISTEN: Chief Philadelphia Public Defender Slams Racial Disparities in Marijuana Arrests

The latest episode of Pushback, the podcast co-produced by Philly Mag and WURD, is now available. Listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, or […]

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LISTEN: What’s the Next Step in Philly Marijuana Reform?

The latest episode of “Pushback,” the podcast co-produced by Philly Mag and WURD, is now available. Listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, or […]

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Senate Bill Would Make Weed Legal in New Jersey

A Democratic senator has introduced a bill that would make recreational marijuana use legal in New Jersey. Sen. Nicholas Scutari is behind a bill that, […]

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Poll: More Than Half of Pa. Voters Want to Legalize Weed

More than half of Pennsylvania voters – 56 percent – want to legalize marijuana, according to a new survey from Franklin & Marshall College. According to […]

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Sure, Legalize Pot — but Stop Pretending It’s Harmless

Philadelphia is awash in marijuana smoke. Take the Frankford El or the Broad Street Subway and the smell floods your nostrils. Walk downtown and the […]

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NA Poe Hires Chuck Peruto, Who Says Poe Was “Face, Not Brains” of Pot Party

Well, the case surrounding NA Poe‘s raided pot party just got a little more interesting. Poe, whose real name is Richard Tamaccio, has retained Chuck […]

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Kenney: Pennsylvania Should Just Legalize Weed Already

On Saturday, Philadelphia police arrested 22 people at a pot party held by marijuana activist NA Poe – proving that the war on drugs is […]

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NA Poe Arrest Shows the War on Drugs Is Alive and Well in Philadelphia

The last time I saw cannabis crusader NA Poe on Saturday night, he was busy attending to the details of his big pot party going […]

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Wolf: Legalizing Marijuana Won’t Help State Budget Deficit

Yesterday, Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale called for the state to legalize marijuana, claiming it would “generate hundreds of millions of dollars each year that […]

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Sam Katz Busted With Weed at Philly Airport

I smoke it. You smoke it. Your grandmother has probably smoked it. And it turns out that former mayoral candidate Sam Katz is just like […]

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Weed Activist Dons Pot-Leaf Costume to Promote “Pop Up Weed Garden”

You may have been lucky enough to see Hempy the Weed Leaf running loose in Philadelphia yesterday – but if not, there will be plenty of […]

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The Marijuana-Fueled Return of Dan Gross

It has been more than three years since former Daily News gossip columnist Dan Gross made his very public exit from the paper, where he […]

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Governor Wolf Wants to Decriminalize Small Amounts of Marijuana in Pennsylvania

Governor Tom Wolf recently said he believes that possessing small amounts of marijuana should be decriminalized in Pennsylvania. During a “Small Talk” interview with Scott […]

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Marijuana Activist Drops Out of Race for Pa. Attorney General

Marijuana activist N.A. Poe has extinguished his campaign for Pennsylvania Attorney General. Poe, the Libertarian candidate, announced his intention to withdraw from the race this […]

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Get Ready: There’s a 51-Foot Joint Coming to the DNC

DISTRICT OF CANNABIS, CHAPTER 5: The church, the White House, and the 51-foot marijuana joint … pic.twitter.com/qWx5lkTUxf — ⚡Ofra Ziv⚡ (@Iconjurer) May 22, 2016 Get […]