For the first time in the state Senate’s history a medical marijuana bill has been drafted with bipartisan support.
A poll conducted last year shows state residents support the use of medical marijuana. New Hampshire and Illinois legalized it last year.
Could Pennsylvania be next?
Heather Shuker of Valencia, Butler County, is the mother of a 10-year-old girl with intractable epilepsy who says her daughter is in "desperate need of medical marijuana."
Because of people like Heather, State Senator Daylin Leach, along with Senator Mike Folmer, introduced the legislation, known as SB 1182, earlier this week.