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Marijuana Legalization in Pennsylvania

Posted by Rob Green on

In the past 30 years, laws regarding marijuana have been rapidly changing. Today we are going to take a look into the history of marijuana laws in Pennsylvania, the current state laws on marijuana, and what the future looks like for marijuana legalization in Pennsylvania. When William Penn first founded the state, in 1619, he intended for hemp to be grown throughout Pennsylvania. By 1683 there were laws passed to encourage the farming of hemp. Hemp quickly bolstered the statewide economy as one of the most profitable cash crops.  Hemp would remain one of the biggest crops in Pennsylvania until...

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