Pennsylvania lawmakers have filed new bills to legalize cannabis sales through state-run stores and to provide permits for farmers and small agriculture businesses to cultivate cannabis once adult-use sales are allowed.
About two months after circulating a co-sponsorship memo for the legalization proposal, Rep. David Delloso (D) formally introduced the legislation on Tuesday.
The bill, which is similar to a measure Delloso filed last session, would allow adults 21 and older to possess, consume, cultivate and purchase cannabis through a state stores system run by the Liquor Control Board.
“In the interest of the efficient use of law enforcement resources, enhancing revenue for public purposes and individual freedom, the people of this Commonwealth find and declare that the use of cannabis should be legal for individuals who are at least 21 years of age and should be taxed,” the text states.
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