Penn State Marijuana Possession

Marijuana Is Still Illegal At Penn State

It is late August, which means that State College and Penn State University is welcoming a new class of incoming freshmen and a returning batch of upperclassmen.  With regard to the freshmen class, many of them will be experiencing their first long term separation from their parents, and that separation means a lack of direct… view more

State College Did Not Decriminalize Marijuana

While the State College Borough’s decision to pass an ordinance to create a summary, non-traffic violation to cover people who possess less than 30 grams of marijuana is being touted as a “decriminalization of marijuana,” that simply is not the case. The misdemeanor offense of Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana under 35 P.S…. view more

Will Penn State Decriminalize Possession of a Small Amount Marijuana for Personal Use?

According to online news reports, the State College Borough is considering following the lead of Pittsburgh and Philadelphia and passing a local ordinance to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. This does not mean that marijuana is now legal in Pennsylvania. In Pennsylvania, a person that possesses less than 30 grams of marijuana for… view more