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Updated: August 25, 2020 | 12:56 pm

Gov. Tom Wolf asks lawmakers to legalize pot, spend virus funds

House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff, a Republican from Centre County, was dismissive of the governor's proposals.
By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Both public and key House committee want cannabis to be legal, but it probably won’t happen soon

Two-thirds of Americans think marijuana should be legal, according to a Pew Research Center poll from November.

By An-Li Herring/WESA

Pick your poison: How legal weed could impact other vices

Little is known about if, or how, recreational marijuana might have any effect on alcohol or tobacco consumption.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

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Would legal weed really bring in half a billion dollars a year? Doing the math on marijuana taxes

Proponents of legalizing weed make the benefits seem straightforward: make an illicit product legal so that Pennsylvania can take a cut of this already vibrant market. But it’s never that simple.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

What Pa. voters are saying in latest F&M poll

The latest Franklin and Marshall College poll released this week indicates most Pennsylvanians favor an impeachment inquiry into President Trump and don’t believe Trump should be re-elected. Not surprisingly, the poll results fall along political party lines.

By Scott LaMar

Recreational marijuana in Pennsylvania – what happens next?

Governor Wolf recently came out in favor of legalizing cannabis for recreational use. Wolf arrived at this position following Lt. Governor John Fetterman’s 67-county listening tour. As part of the tour, Fetterman participated in town-hall style meetings to gauge the support for legalizing marijuana and found that of those who “voiced their opinions, the majority supported legalization.”  

By Merideth Bucher