Pennsylvania Passes Medical Marijuana

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HARRISBURG, PA In a recent victory for cannabis enthusiasts, Pennsylvania passed measures to legalize medicinal marijuana. People that suffer from a number of debilitating illnesses look forward to treating their symptoms with the herb. The state joins a number of other states to make strong legislative moves in support of medical marijuana.

Gov. Wolf, a Democrat, signed the bill with a smile on his face and support all around. On the day of April 17th, 2016, Pennsylvania made a historic move in holistic health. One of the many people that will benefit from this legislation is Allie Delp, a four-year-old child suffering from Dravet syndrome, a seizure disorder. Allie’s mother was once a non-believer in medicinal marijuana, but after seeing how it can help her daughter, she is excited for the future in Pennsylvania. She feels that it can save lives, including her daughter’s.

The bill was a bipartisan effort, meaning that it was supported both by Democrats and Republicans alike. Under the new law, people suffering from a number of illnesses are able to get medicinal cannabis. It will be accepted as treatment for:

Cancer

Epilepsy

Seizures

Multiple Sclerosis

Glaucoma

HIV+

Wasting syndrome

Severe/Chronic Pain

Crohn’s Disease

Severe Nausea

Muscle Spasms

If you fit into any of those categories and you reside in Pennsylvania, you may want to consider a medical professional that is willing to prescribe alternatives such as marijuana. The state has made a positive change for its people, alongside all of the other states that have legalized medical marijuana. They join a growing list, which includes:

Alaska*

Arizona

California

Colorado*

Connecticut

The District of Columbia

Delaware

Hawaii

Illinois

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Montana

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

Texas

Vermont

Washington*

*= Recreational legalization

Congratulations, Pennsylvania!

Jheri

Jheri is a successful freelance writer and cannabis enthusiast from Michigan. She is currently writing her novel and a number of short stories, as well as promoting cannabis for Smoke Weed and Medical Marijuana Cure. Her office is based in Denver, CO.

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