Sam Wood, PHILLY.COM

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State Sens. Mike Folmer and Daylin Leach

 

“Shafer was appointed by President Nixon in 1970 to oversee a commission looking at marijuana use.  His 1972 report,  “Marihuana: A Signal of Misunderstanding” recommended that cannabis not be included under the controlled substance act and called for the decriminalization of possession by adults. Nixon ignored the recommendations.”

 

Full Article:

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/PA_bill_to_legalize_medical_marijuana_named_after_former_PA_governor.html