Proposed legislation would authorize release of prisoners jailed for crimes associated with cannabis.

A member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives has introduced a bill to legalize recreational marijuana.

Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, announced the comprehensive legislation covering recreational use and possession of marijuana at a press conference on Monday.

“My bill would immediately release people jailed for crimes associated with cannabis,” Wheatley said.

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Michael Tanenbaum ~ PhillyVoice.com

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