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Monroe, Northhampton, Berks, Lebanon, Forest, Jefferson, Blair, and Indiana County, PA listening tour stops added

Lt. governor's marijuana legalization listening tour will visit New Castle, East Stroudsburg, Bethlehem, Reading, Lebanon, Tionesta, Duncansville Reynoldsville, and Indiana between tonight and Sunday, April 14.

Over the next 11 days, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman will be hearing constituents' views on marijuana legalization in nine counties. If you live in any of those counties, try to stop by to make your voice heard.

Here are upcoming stops:

TONIGHT: New Castle (Lawrence County)
Wednesday, April 3, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
George Washington Intermediate School, Auditorium
101 E. Euclid Avenue

East Stroudsburg (Monroe County)
Sunday, April 7, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
East Stroudsburg University Auditorium
200 Prospect Street

Bethlehem (Northhampton County)
Sunday, April 7, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks
101 Founders Way

Reading (Berks County)
Tuesday, April 9, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Red Knight Accelerated Academy, City Line Campus
1700 City Line Avenue

Lebanon (Lebanon County)
Wednesday, April 10, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Hebron Catering & Events Inc.
701 E. Walnut Street

Tionesta (Forest County)
Saturday, April 13, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Tionesta Volunteer Fire Department
107 Bridge Street

Reynoldsville (Jefferson County)
Saturday, April 13, 2:30 to 4 p.m.
The Foundry
45 W. Main Street

Duncansville (Blair County)
Sunday, April 14, 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
AFSCME Chapter 89
161 Patchway Road

Indiana (Indiana County)
Sunday, April 14, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Indiana University of PA
Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex
711 Pratt Drive

Consider arriving early: In some cases, crowds have been standing-room only.

When deciding what you'd like to say, feel free to draw from our document on the Top 10 reasons to end marijuana prohibition or other materials. You may want to consider making a pitch for an inclusive, diverse industry, for allowing home cultivation, and for expunging past convictions.

Even if you're not up for speaking in public, you can still make your voice heard. Fetterman has been asking for a show of hands for supporters and opponents, and the governor's office is soliciting feedback on the issue online.

This is a great opportunity to build momentum for commonsense, humane marijuana laws. Don't miss your chance to let your elected officials know it's time to stop branding Pennsylvanians criminals for a substance that's safer than alcohol. And please spread the word to help grow the chorus for reform.

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Penn.: Another batch of legalization listening tour stops announced

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman's stops have been scheduled for Clinton, Lackawanna, Schuylkill, and Blair counties.

Hundreds of advocates have already taken the opportunity to make their voices heard during Lt. Gov. John Fetterman's marijuana legalization listening tour. At all but one stop — where the crowd was evenly split — supporters have outnumbered opponents. Local representatives and senators have been on hand in many cases.

Let's keep up the momentum.

Please plan to attend one of the lieutenant governor's stops on his listening tour, which will include all 67 counties. Here are his upcoming stops:

Meadville (Crawford County)
Tonight, Wednesday, February 27, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Allegheny College
549 Park Avenue

Pottsville (Schuylkill County)
Saturday, March 2, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
Majestic Theater
209 N. Centre Street

Penn State Scranton Dunmore (Lackawanna County)
Saturday, March 2, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
Penn State Scranton, Study Learning Center

Lock Haven (Clinton County)
Sunday, March 3, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
Sloan Theatre, Lock Haven University
401 N. Fairview Street

Duncansville (Blair County)
Sunday, March 3, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
AFSCME AFL-CIO Building
161 Patchway Road

Consider arriving early: In some cases, crowds have been standing-room only.

You can also submit comments online to let the governor know why you support making marijuana legal. (Feel free to draw from our Top 10 document or other materials.) Consider making a pitch for an inclusive, diverse industry, for allowing home cultivation, and for expunging past convictions.

This is a great opportunity to build momentum for commonsense, humane marijuana laws. Don't miss your chance to let your elected officials know it's time to stop branding Pennsylvanians criminals for a substance that's safer than alcohol. And please spread the word to help grow the chorus for reform.

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