Posted On On: June 8, 2015 Categories Filed Under: Member News

Harrisburg, PA, June 5, 2015 – CBS 21 News presents “Your Voice, Your Future Town Hall” on the subject of Medical Marijuana.   Emmy® Award winning television personality and decorated naval officer, Montel Williams will be on the panel to discuss this controversial subject.   He will be joined by Dr. William Trescher (Director Pediatric Neurology, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center), Dr. Robert Campbell (President Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiologists), Republican State Senator Mike Folmer and Mrs. Luan Speese whose daughter suffers from seizures.  Notable audience members will include State Representative Mike Regan, State Senator Rob Teplitz, Secretary of Planning and Policy, John Hanger and CBS 21’s Political Insider, Tony May.  The Town Hall will be moderated by award-winning television journalist and radio host, Mark Hyman.


The issue of the legalization of Medical Marijuana is one that draws strong emotions from each side.  With the passage of Senate Bill 3, written by panelist State Senator Mike Folmer, the issue has been pushed to the forefront as it awaits a vote in the Pennsylvania  House.  This CBS 21 News Town Hall is an opportunity for citizens to speak with those intimately involved in the debate and ask questions.


The CBS 21 News Town Hall is open to the public and will be held at Central Penn College Conference Center on Thursday, June 11th from 7 to 8 PM.  It will also air live on My Central PA 21.2 and streamed on  For more information, email CBS 21 News at


CBS 21 News produces over 28 hours of local news every week including CBS 21 News this Morning (weekdays 5 AM – 7 AM), CBS 21 News at 5, 5:30 and 6 (weekdays starting at 5 PM), CBS 21 News at Ten on CW 15, and CBS 21 News Live at 11.   In addition CBS 21 News airs a 6 PM and 11 PM newscast and CW 15 airs a 10 PM newscast every Saturday and Sunday.  WHP CBS 21 serves 700,000 television households in the Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon-York Market, either by direct over-the-air broadcasts, DIRECTV or DISH Network satellite delivery, or via a cable provider.


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