A week after the Pennsylvania House of Representatives took a long-awaited vote to legalize medical marijuana, key backers are worried that the law’s implementation could be slowed or even derailed by last-minute changes to the measure.
Sen. Mike Folmer, the Lebanon County Republican who sponsored the initial legislation and has been among its biggest champions, is now considering pressing for changes and another vote by both chambers instead of signing off on the House bill and sending it to Gov. Wolf.
“There have been lots of discussions – but there’s been no decision,” Folmer’s chief of staff, Fred Sembach, said Thursday. [Read more at the Philadelphia Inquirer]