Gov. Wolf releases video urging lawmakers to legalize medical marijuana

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Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is urging state lawmakers to pass a bill legalizing medical marijuana. (WPVI)

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is urging state lawmakers to pass a bill legalizing medical marijuana.

The governor released a video statement today asking the house to pass the legislation its currently debating.

The bill would let a state board license growers, dispensers, and processors.

Patients would need a written certification from a doctor or nurse confirming they have a condition that qualifies them for the drug.

The house began debating 220 amendments to the bill on Monday.

They could take a final vote on the legislation later this week.
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