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Jim Christiana on Drugs

 

 


Medical marijuana is legitimate use

Christiana voted in favor of legislation (Senate Bill 3) that would permit the use of medical cannabis in Pennsylvania in a controlled fashion. "As a father, I cannot even imagine the anguish of watching my child suffer from a debilitating and painful disease and being powerless to help them. Imagine a doctor telling parents that their child could get relief from their pain with medical cannabis, but they can't because of where they live. This issue has a direct impact on the quality of life of Pennsylvania citizens, and for some, it's a matter of life and death. We must put politics aside and show compassion to those suffering from these devastating illnesses. That is why I voted today for legislation that would safely implement the use of medical cannabis oil in this state."
Source: 2018 Pennsylvania Senatorial website RepChristiana.com , Jul 2, 2017

Voted YES on Medical Marijuana Act

On March 16, 2016, the House voted in support of an amended version of SB 3, the Medical Marijuana bill. The Senate then made minor technical amendments to the bill and, on April 12, voted to send the updated version back to the House for concurrence. The bill passed 42-7 [including a YES vote from Rep. Jim Christiana].

On April 17, 2016, Gov. Tom Wolf signed the Medical Marijuana Act into law.

Source: Marijuana Policy Project on Pennsylvania voting records , Mar 16, 2016

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