Smoking weed in public or bringing cannabis across state lines remains illegal in Pennsylvania.
Lt. Gov. John Fetterman is pushing for the legalization of marijuana in Pennsylvania. And New Jersey jumping into the game makes it all the more urgent. He hopes this accelerates the timeline for Pennsylvania.
New Jersey legalized recreational marijuana last week, joining 14 other states. Cannabis advocates would like Pennsylvania to follow suit.
The Wolf administration is renewing its call for the Republican-controlled state legislature to legalize recreational marijuana.
Gov. Tom Wolf says he wants to spend $1.3 billion in CARES Act money on things ranging from small business assistance to paid parental leave.