Medical Marijuana

Update on Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act

July 13, 2016

Last week, the Pennsylvania Department of Health (“DOH”) made available a Safe Harbor Letter, which enables parents and guardians of sick children to treat with medical marijuana. Applicants will have to complete a background check and obtain a letter from a physician providing information about the child’s medical condition. Only certain medical conditions qualify, such […]

Medical Marijuana Comes to Pennsylvania

April 14, 2016

On April 13, 2016 the Pennsylvania legislature voted to approve a regulated medical marijuana program in this Commonwealth.  Under the new law companies growing or selling medical marijuana must register with the Department of Health and obtain the necessary approvals with local municipalities.   Not surprisingly, the growing, processing and dispensing of medical marijuana will be […]

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