Apr. 28, 2015

WHAT: Reps. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter), chairman of the House Health Committee, and Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, will hold a combined hearing on what the impact has been on other states that have legalized the use of medical cannabis.

WHO: Baker, Marsico and members of their committees, as well as representatives from the following organizations: Philadelphia-Camden High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA); American Epilepsy Foundation; American Academy of Pediatrics; National Conference of State Legislatures; National Families in Action Inc.; Colorado Drug Investigators Association; Medicine Man and Medicine Man Technologies; BioTrackTHC; Cannabis Career Institute; Cannabis State University; National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML); ACLU of Pennsylvania; Berks County Chiropractic Society; and Smart Approaches to Marijuana. A complete agenda is attached.

WHEN: Wednesday, April 29, at 10 a.m.

WHERE: Allegheny County Courthouse, 436 Grant St., Gold Room 410 (4th Floor), Pittsburgh.

LIVE WEBSTREAMING: Will be available at RepBaker.com, RonMarsico.com and PAHouseGOP.com, barring any technical difficulties.

Media contact: Tricia Lehman, 717.772.9840, tlehman@pahousegop.com.