PA DOH Releases Medical Marijuana Program Permit Applications For Growers/Processors and Dispensaries

PA releases medical marijuana regulations

PENNSYLVANIA: Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy today announced applications for medical marijuana growers/processors and dispensaries are now available on the department’s Medical Marijuana Program website. Permit applications will be accepted from February 20 to March 20, 2017. “This is an important step forward in getting this valuable medication to patients who desperately need it,” Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Supporters Host Patient Education Event

In an effort to increase patient numbers, a daylong event planned Saturday in Chicago aims to answer questions for patients who've been on the fence about entering the medical marijuana program.

ILLINOIS:  Patient numbers have been low so far in the Illinois medical marijuana program. A daylong event planned Saturday in Chicago aims to answer questions for patients who’ve been on the fence. Americans for Safe Access-Illinois and the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago are co-hosting the event. A $25 workshop for patients and caregivers will be followed by a Read the full article…

Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Program Faces Deficit Over $1 Million

The state's medical marijuana program is projected to run a $1.17 million deficit in fiscal year 2015 despite a state law requiring the program to pay for itself.

MASSACHUSETTS:  The state’s medical marijuana program is projected to run a $1.17 million deficit in fiscal year 2015 despite a state law requiring the program to pay for itself, according to the program’s annual report. Nichole Snow, deputy director of Massachusetts Patient Advocacy Alliance, a medical marijuana patient advocacy group, said the deficit “shows that the Read the full article…