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N.A. Poe to Plead Guilty to Drug Charges in Pot Party Case

Cannabis crusader N.A. Poe is expected to plead guilty in state court on Wednesday morning to drug charges stemming from last year’s big pot party […]

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Cable TV Scion Chase Lenfest Sued Over Marijuana Deal Gone Bad

Last June, Pennsylvania awarded medical marijuana licenses to 12 companies in the state, allowing them to cultivate and process cannabis for sale at as-yet-to-open dispensaries. […]

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Coming to Philly in 2018: Medical Marijuana Dispensary Training

Aspiring to become a budtender in 2018? HempStaff, a medical marijuana recruiting and dispensary training group, has you covered. The organization will hold two medical marijuana […]

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Here’s How to Sign Up for a Pa. Medical Marijuana Card

Good news for those eager to tap into Pennsylvania’s new medical marijuana program: The state launched its patient registry on Wednesday. You can now sign […]

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Beware of Weed-Infused Halloween Candy, Say N.J. Officials

New Jersey officials are warning parents to beware of a little “trick” this Halloween – marijuana-laced candy. 

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Pa. Just Approved Its First Medical Marijuana Grower

Pennsylvania has fully approved its first medical marijuana grower. Earlier this week, the state gave final approval to Cresco Yeltrah, which will operate out of […]

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Anti-LGBTQ Talk by Nation of Islam Minister Canceled at Philly Charter School

Controversial self-proclaimed “phenomenal young scholar” Dr. Wesley Muhammad was scheduled to give a lecture in Philly on Saturday that he markets online as being “the […]

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More Than 100 Pot Plants Found in West Philly Home

Police discovered more than 100 marijuana plants growing inside a West Philly home on Monday afternoon. 

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Cory Booker Introduces Bill to Legalize Weed

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker has introduced legislation that would legalize marijuana nationwide. Booker detailed the bill in a 35-minute Facebook live post Tuesday. The senator said the […]

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Pepper Hamilton to Officially Form Marijuana Legal Services Arm

The unveiling of Pennsylvania’s first medical marijuana dispensaries last month has put urgency not just behind cannabis entrepreneurs, but also behind some of the region’s […]

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Here Are Pa.’s First Permitted Medical Marijuana Growers

The Department of Health announced the recipients of the state’s first 12 permits for medical marijuana growers this afternoon. Two permits were awarded in each […]

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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 […]