While it is unlawful to grow marijuana for medical use under current Pennsylvania law, for the first time in Pennsylvania’s history, there is a medical marijuana bill has been drafted with bipartisan support in the Senate. Two state senators, one a Republican and the other a Democrat, plan to introduce a bill to legalize a certain form of marijuana for medicinal use in Pennsylvania. Senators Daylin Leach, D-Montgomery, and Mike Folmer, R-Lebanon, said their bill would help ensure Pennsylvanians can get medical benefits from cannabidiol, or CBD, a compound found in marijuana that is credited with various medical applications without providing a high. Under the bill, Pennsylvania doctors would be limited to prescribing medicine derived from marijuana that has a higher amount of CBD than marijuana’s psychoactive chemical, known as THC, Leach said. Read more: full article.
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