Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Issues Ruling in Favor of Medical Marijuana Use and Legitimacy
July 31, 2020
Cannabis Law Journal
Types : Bylined Articles
Last month, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court took a significant step toward ensuring that Pennsylvania protects medical marijuana patients from unjust punishment. On June 18, 2020, the Court issued an important ruling on a fundamental issue of statutory interpretation of the Medical Marijuana Act (“MMA”), holding that probation policies violate the MMA if they “are constructed upon a presumption that any and all [medical marijuana] use is impermissible.” Gass v. 52nd Judicial Dist., Lebanon Cty., 2020 WL 3272752, 7 (Pa. 2020).
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