Rowan University Launches ‘Cannabis College' for Marijuana Research | NBC10 Philadelphia

Rowan University is launching a new “cannabis college” with Cooper Medical School with the goal of researching the newly legalized marijuana in New Jersey and its health and economic impact. NBC10’s Cydney Long explains. _______ NBC10 is the Philadelphia region’s most trusted source for breaking news, exclusive local stories, in-depth…

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Big Pharma Gets Slammed By Philadelphia DA And US Senator

Big Pharma Gets Slammed By Philadelphia DA And Senator You know it’s a good week when Big Pharma gets sued AND called out. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York is calling out on pharmaceutical companies for being against cannabis legalization. “To them it’s competition for chronic pain, and that’s outrageous…

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Philadelphia DA drops 50 marijuana possession cases

Published: Feb 15, 2018, 4:04 pm • Updated: Feb 15, 2018, 4:04 pm By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia’s new district attorney says he’s recently dropped more than 50 marijuana possession cases. Top prosecutor Larry Krasner told reporters Thursday that his office tossed the cases earlier this week after…

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High enrollment: A university in Philadelphia to offer marijuana policy class

Published: Oct 6, 2016, 8:04 am • Updated: Oct 6, 2016, 8:04 am By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — A university in Philadelphia plans to offer communications students the opportunity to take a class that analyzes marijuana policy and its history of prohibition. Temple University Professor Linn Washington tells The…

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Bernie Sanders Supporters Walk A 51-Foot Joint Through Philadelphia

The Democratic National Convention started in Philadelphia on Monday, which drove many supporters and protesters to the city to advocate for their position while Democrats begin to layout their party platform over the next few days. One such protest caught the eye of many in Philadelphia. Marijuana advocates from DCMJ.org…

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May 8: Rep. Jordan Harris Marijuana Legalization Announcement In Philadelphia

Marijuana reform activists and advocates will march in Philadelphia on Sunday May 8, 2016 to celebrate significant progress for the issue. When the participants arrive at City Hall, Representative Jordan Harris will introduce a comprehensive marijuana legalization bill for Pennsylvania. “As advocates gather it’s important that we look at the…

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Despite Philadelphia Marijuana Decriminalization African Americans Still Taken Into Custody At Much Higher Rate

The City of Philadelphia passed a measure that decriminalized possession of less than 30 grams of marijuana. However, issuing a ‘code violation’ instead of taking the person into custody is at the discretion of the officer. While most issue a code violation, some still do not. And those that do…

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