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Allentown
Population: 121,156

  • Passed: 2018
  • City Council Resolution
  • Quantity: 30 grams or less
  • Penalty: $25
  • (Details)
Bethlehem
Population: 75,571

  • Passed: 2018
  • City Council Ordinance
  • Quantity: 30 grams
  • Penalty: $25
  • (Details)
Doylestown
Population: 8,282

  • Passed: 2021
  • City Council Ordinance
  • Quantity: 30 grams | 8 grams of hashish | marijuana-related paraphernalia
  • Penalty: $25
  • (Details)
Erie
Population: 96,616

  • Passed: 2018
  • City Council Resolution
  • Quantity: 30 grams or less
  • Penalty: $25
  • (Details)
Folcroft
Population: 6,629

  • Passed: 2020
  • City Council Ordinance
  • Quantity: 30 grams | up to 8 grams of hashish
  • Penalty: $100
  • (Details)
Harrisburg
Population: 49,247

  • Passed: May 2017
  • City Council Ordinance
  • Quantity: 30 grams
  • Penalty: $75-$150
  • (Details)
Lancaster
Population: 59,321

  • Passed: 2018
  • City Council Ordinance
  • Quantity: One ounce
  • Penalty: $25-$75
  • (Details)
Norristown
Population: 34,392

    • Passed: January 2019
    • City Council Ordinance
    • Quantity: 30 grams
    • Penalty: $25

Phoenixville
Population: 16,961

  • Passed: 2019
  • City Council Ordinance
  • Quantity: 30 grams or less
  • Penalty: $25-$100
  • (Details)
Philadelphia
Population: 1.582 M

  • Passed: October 2014
  • City Council Resolution
  • Quantity: 30 grams
  • Penalty: $25
  • (Details)
Pittsburgh
Population: 301,286

  • Passed: December 2015
  • City Council Resolution
  • Quantity: 30 grams
  • Penalty: $25
  • (Details)
State College
Population: 42,100

  • Passed: August 2016
  • City Council Ordinance
  • Quantity: 30 grams
  • Penalty: $250
  • (Details)
Steelton
Population: 5,964

  • Passed: 2019
  • City Council Ordinance
  • Quantity: 30 grams
  • Penalty: $25-100
  • (Details)
West Norriton
Population: 15,651

  • Passed: 2020
  • City Council Ordinance
  • Quantity: 30 grams
  • Penalty: $40
  • (Details)
York
Population: 44,019

  • Passed: August 2017
  • City Council Resolution
  • Quantity: 30 grams
  • Penalty: $100
  • (Details)