Law­mak­ers still divid­ed over mar­i­jua­na legal­iza­tion

(The Cen­ter Square) — As almost half of all states allow recre­ation­al mar­i­jua­na, it some­times feels inevitable that Penn­syl­va­nia will fol­low the lead of their neigh­bors.
Dur­ing a com­mit­tee hear­ing, though, oppo­si­tion remains sig­nif­i­cant.
The House Health Sub­com­mit­tee on Health Care heard tes­ti­mo­ny on Wednes­day, with Democ­rats more sup­port­ive of recre­ation­al use and Repub­li­cans more wary of its dan­gers.
“We want to right some of the wrongs of the past by ensur­ing that those who have been the tar­get of cannabis crim­i­nal­iza­tion don’t con­tin­ue to car­ry the stig­ma,” …