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Pennsylvania: City of Philadelphia: Referenda on Adult Use Cannabis Legalization

The Committee on Law and Government of the Council of the City of Philadelphia will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, March 4, 2019, at 1:00 PM, in Room 400, City Hall, to hear testimony on the following items:

190008 ... An Ordinance providing for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia of an amendment to Article VIII, Chapter 5 of The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter, entitled "Referenda Approved by the Voters," by adding a new section providing that the citizens of Philadelphia call upon the Pennsylvania General Assembly and the Governor to pass legislation that will decriminalize, regulate, and tax the use, and sale to adults aged 21 years or older, of cannabis for non medical purposes.


190030 ... Resolution submitting to the electors of the City an amendment to Article VIII, Chapter 5 of The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter, entitled "Referenda Approved by the Voters," by adding a new section providing that the citizens of Philadelphia call upon the Pennsylvania General Assembly and the Governor to pass legislation that will decriminalize, regulate, and tax the use, and sale to adults aged 21 years or older, of cannabis for non medical purposes.