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Understanding grief through Mary Todd Lincoln’s life and experience

Also on the program: Cannabis laws in neighboring states apply to out-of-state purchasers

By Merideth Bucher

Minimum wage, marijuana and pandemic recovery among Gov. Wolf’s not-so-new lawmaking priorities

The governor outlined more than a dozen legislative priorities ahead of his annual budget address next week.

By Sam Dunklau

Fetterman’s flags fly in the face of some state lawmakers

A provision slipped into lame-duck budget legislation Friday would ban flags not approved by lawmakers from flying at the state Capitol.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

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What New Jersey’s cannabis ballot measure could mean for Pennsylvania

The Wolf administration points to the Garden State’s move as a chief reason to move forward in Pa.

By Sam Dunklau

Wolf points to hemp industry in making the pitch for legal recreational weed in Pa.

The governor says to understand what legalization could do for the commonwealth, it’s important to look at Pennsylvania’s industrial hemp industry.

By Sam Dunklau

Spending CARES Act money, legalizing recreational pot among Wolf’s priorities as lawmakers return for fall session

The focus of Wolf’s fall agenda appears to be figuring out how to spend what’s left of the $1.3 billion in federal CARES Act money in Pa.’s treasury.

By Sam Dunklau

Pollster to GOP: Grass is greener on the side of pot legalization

Bills to permit the sale of marijuana have so far gained little traction in the state legislature, which is controlled by Republicans.

By Chris Potter/WESA

The contradictions of marijuana legalization

Where there's political will, there's a way ... sort of
By Joseph Darius Jaafari

2019 Smart Talk Top Stories — legalizing marijuana

The 2019 top stories on Smart Talk series begins with a look back at the push to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes.

By Scott LaMar

Philadelphia officials are revving up for recreational marijuana

Experts in psychiatry, public health and law enforcement are taking a “not if, but when” approach.

By Nina Feldman/WHYY