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The Pennsylvania Senate passed a medical marijuana bill 40-7 this week. The GOP-controlled Senate in Pennsylvania gave a thumbs-up to medical marijuana. Comment?
AT 8 A.M. Oct. 20, Marine Corps veteran Mike Whiter became the first person in Philadelphia to get a citation under the city's decriminalization ordinance after he lit up a joint in the courtyard of City Hall. Whiter, who served 11 years in the Marines and did two combat tours, one in Kosovo and one in Iraq, said he suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and was prescribed more than 40 pills - from Valium to morphine - over a five-year period by Veterans Affairs doctors. Comment?
A mostly-white fraternity in University of Pennsylvania has apologized for including a dark-skinned blow-up sex doll in its Christmas card, and said that the stunt was intended to be a joke about BeyoncA . The Daily Pennsylvanian reported that a member of the Phi Delta Theta posted the Christmas card on Facebook over the weekend. Comment?
... crimes. Do you think this law will put a dent in that? Minorities are arrested at a five-times higher rate than white people in Philly. I walk down Broad Street smoking a joint and nobody says a word to me. Black kid walks next to me, and we'll both ... Comment?
A veteran of the U.S. Marines who is now an advocate for marijuana became the first person Monday to get a ticket under Philadelphia's new law. The citation was arranged in advance between Mike Whiter and the Philadelphia Police Department. Comment?
Philadelphia recently signed through a major decriminalization bill, reducing the charge for possession of up to 30 grams to a $25 ticket. Before Mayor Michael signed the bill, it was amended to include a $100 fine for smoking in public. Comment?
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