Leach, Folmer discuss medical marijuana law at MMJ expo in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh was the host of its first-ever medical marijuana conference this weekend, where cannabis leaders, physicians and patients gathered to learn more and get better connected to the industry.

State Senators Daylin Leach (D-Philadelphia) and Mike Folmer (R-Lancaster), champions of the  medical marijuana legislation that was signed into law last April, hosted a discussion on the first phase of the rollout of the law, and the potential timeline for when the program will be up and running. 

Friday, April 21, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Pittsburgh
Gov. Wolf, others celebrate one-year anniversary of signing medical marijuana legislation

Gov. Wolf, others celebrate one-year anniversary of signing medical marijuana legislation

Gov. Tom Wolf, along with medical marijuana advocates and supporters, held a press conference Monday afternoon to celebrate one-year anniversary of signing medical marijuana legislation into law.

Monday, April 17, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Temporary medical marijuana regulations relating to physicians open for public comment

Temporary medical marijuana regulations relating to physicians open for public comment

The Pennsylvania Department of Health this week announced that temporary medical marijuana regulations that would cover physicians are available for public comment.

 

The regulations, which deal with topics such as prescribing guidelines and the ability of physicians to advertise a medical marijuana practice, also outline the registration process as it relates to participating in the medical marijuana program.

Thursday, April 13, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Department of Health makes available medical marijuana grower/processor and dispensary permit applications

Department of Health makes available medical marijuana grower/processor and dispensary permit applications

In the latest step toward full implementation of the Commonwealth’s medical marijuana program, the Department of Health Tuesday made available the permit applications for those wishing to run medical marijuana grower/processor facilities and dispensaries.

 

Available for the first time Tuesday, applications will begin to be accepted starting February 20th and running until March 20th whereupon the department will undertake a review of the submitted permits.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Department of Health publishes temporary medical marijuana regulations for dispensaries

Department of Health publishes temporary medical marijuana regulations for dispensaries

Eyeing full implementation of the medical marijuana program authorized under Act 16 of 2016, the Department of Health announced last week that temporary regulations covering medical marijuana dispensaries have been published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

 

“The dispensary temporary regulations outline what is needed in the plan for operation, process for dispensing medical marijuana, security and surveillance requirements at the dispensary, as well as where the dispensary facilities can be located,” said Secretary of Health Karen Murphy. 

Monday, December 12, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
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