# Pennsylvania news
PA Governor Tom Wolf Announces Program to Pardon Cannabis Convictions
The launch of a new program to pardon prior convictions for marijuana offenses was announced on Thursday by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and fellow Democrat Lt. Governor John Fetterman, the party's nominee for U.S. Senate.
Cannabis Bill on Insurance and Banking In Pennsylvania Reaches the Governor
Following a vote in the House on Friday, a Pennsylvania measure containing protections to safeguard banks and insurers in the state that interact with authorized medical marijuana firms is on its way to the governor's desk. A majority of 173-27 supported the measure, which is a standalone item that has already passed through the legislature this year.
Medical Cannabis Patients Can Now Get DUI Protection in Pennsylvania
Last Tuesday, the Senate Transportation Committee voted 13-0 to advance legislation that would shield Pennsylvania's more than 700,000 medicinal marijuana patients from being wrongfully convicted of DUI.