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On April 17, 2016, Governor Tom Wolf signed Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program into law. This made it legal for residents with one of 17 major medical conditions to use marijuana to alleviate their symptoms.  While the law may recognize marijuana use under these circumstances as

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More than a dozen Pennsylvania residents were affected by water contamination caused by fracking. Construction Equipment reported that the Sunoco Pipeline temporarily halted construction during July 2017 after twelve Pennsylvania households reported contaminated well water. The affected families lived in West Whiteland and Uwchlan townships.

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It’s fall: time for hayrides and pumpkin spice. While Autumn can be a good time for outdoor fun,  Esurance warns that fall can also be a dangerous time for drivers. Some of the characteristic that make the season what it is, can also increase the

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School is back in session for Pennsylvania students. The return of the school year is accompanied by parents’ safety concerns. Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) states that safety is a high priority. The department lists numerous safety tips students and bus drivers, as well as

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A 2013 study suggested that an average of 12 children per day receive treatment in emergency rooms for amusement park injuries.  Summer 2016 was a particularly dangerous summer for amusement park visitors.  A recent Legal Lookout post highlighted some of the most noted amusement park

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During May 2017, rideshare company Uber raised its rates in Pennsylvania and 7 other states. The rate increase was part of a plan to encourage drivers to take part in the company’s personal injury protection insurance program. The insurance will protect insured drivers who sustain

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On March 28, the Pittsburgh City Paper conveyed the results of PennEnvironment’s fracking violations report. During the past eight years, fracking companies operating in Pennsylvania committed more than 4,350 environmental and public health violations. This translates to an average of 1.4 violations per day. The number

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