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
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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
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Medical marijuana law still on track for on-time implementation, secretary says

Medical marijuana law still on track for on-time implementation, secretary says

Secretary of Health Karen Murphy and Medical Marijuana Program director John Collins addressed the media to provide an update on the implementation of the recently enacted medical marijuana legalization law and reported that implementation is still on schedule to be fully completed within 18 to 24 months of when the bill was signed earlier this April.

 

“We said 18 to 24 months from the date the law was signed, that’s the timeframe, and we’re on target,” Sec. Murphy told reporters during August’s monthly medical marijuana implementation update.

Thursday, August 18, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Department of Health selects medical marijuana program director

Department of Health selects medical marijuana program director

The Department of Health Sec. Karen Murphy announced Thursday morning the selection of John J. Collins as the director of the state’s new and expanding medical marijuana program.

Thursday, August 4, 2016/Author: Kyle Maguire
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PA working to swiftly implement temporary medical marijuana regulations

PA working to swiftly implement temporary medical marijuana regulations

Department of Health Secretary Karen Murphy Wednesday announced her department has begun the implementation phase of setting up the legal use of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania.

Act 16 of 2016, the legislation legalizing medical marijuana, was signed into law just ten weeks ago and became effective just two weeks ago.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
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