Gov. Wolf Warns AG Sessions About Interfering In Pennsylvania's Medical Cannabis Program

PA will soon award licenses to grow MMJ, but some worry the feds may step in to prosecute those who grow, prescribe and use it.

June 16, 2017

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — With a sharply worded letter, PA Governor Tom Wolf warned U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to stay out of Pennsylvania when it comes to criminalizing medical marijuana.

“There’s a fair amount of concern about that indeed,” Sven Hosford, spokesperson for the PA Medical Cannabis told KDKA political editor Jon Delano on Thursday.\

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In his letter, Wolf warned Sessions, “If you seek to further disrupt our ability to establish a legal way to deliver relief of medical marijuana to our citizens, I will ask the attorney general of Pennsylvania to take legal action to protect our residents and state sovereignty.”

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