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
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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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