Medicinal Use of Cannabis

Introduced by Senators Mike Folmer and Daylin Leach, Senate Bill 3  (formerly SB 1182), the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act, would allow Pennsylvania physicians to prescribe medications containing oils derived from cannabis.

Senator Wiley was proud to be one of the first Senators to sign on as a co-sponsor of this bi-partisan effort to legalize the use of medicinal cannabis in the Commonwealth. Senate Bill 3 has over 20 bi-partisan co-sponsors as of March 2015.

“I am encouraged by the bi-partisan movement to establish this mechanism for those who will be tremendously impacted by the treatment. We have an opportunity to make better the lives of people in this Commonwealth,” said Senator Wiley.

Please take a few minutes to view some of the attached videos and articles on this topic. You can also visit Senator Leach’s website, which features stories of children with extreme medical conditions who would benefit from the legal use of medical cannabis in Pennsylvania.

Recently, Governor Wolf initiated a medical marijuana pilot program in Pennsylvania. To learn more, read the April 10th story from the Tribune-Democrat online here: Wolf moves to launch medical marijuana pilot in Pennsylvania

The Senate passed SB3 by a vote of 40-7 on Tuesday, May 12th, 2015. The bill will go over to the House to seek concurrence. You can read my press release in response to its passage here: Wiley Votes to Allow Use of Medical Cannabis in the Commonwealth.

If you have questions, or would like additional information about the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act, please contact me.

  1. Do you support the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis?



Charlotte’s Web (Dr. Sanjay Gupta)

Medicinal Cannabis Educational Documentary

Medical Cannabis and Its Impact on Human Health

Cannabis and Cancer

Hemp Oil

Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s Weed 2013 CNN Special

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Hemp For Victory

Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Rally

Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Rally (Josh Stanley’s Opinion on why Pennsylvania doesn’t need FDA approval) (Josh Stanley’s Opinion of Senate Bill 1182) (Doctor Rosenfeld on the difference between Marijuana & Cannabis) (Doctor Rosenfeld on how Cannabis can Cure Cancer) (Doctor Rosenfeld on how Cannabis can Cure Diabetes) (Graham Hetrick’s Oral Testimony to the Senate Law & Justice Committee) (Graham Hetrick on illegal drugs vs (FDA Approved) prescription drugs) (Graham Hetrick on Recreation Use vs Medical Use) (Graham Hetrick on Cannabis as a matter of Public Safety)





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