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Pennsylvania’s Shift Toward Marijuana Legalization: Legal Implications and Tensions with Federal Law

By John Paul Abda, Feature Editor The issue of marijuana legalization has permeated the legislative bodies of nearly every state in the country. Whether or not a particular state has enacted laws favoring legalization, it is more likely than not that their respective legislatures have had to deal with the […]

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State Senators Push to Preempt City Labor Laws

  By Susan Pickup, Staff Writer A Pennsylvania bill proposed in the 2017-2018 legislative session would attempt to preempt cities and towns from enacting mandatory paid sick leave for employees.[1] This senate bill seems to have one city law in mind. It would preempt the city of Philadelphia’s “Promoting Healthy […]

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