Five Philadelphia Medical Schools Approved to Research Marijuana

Five Philadelphia Medical Schools Approved to Research Marijuana

Pennsylvania approved eight institutions to participate in a state-sanctioned cannabis research program.

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May 15, 2018
Philadelphia Inquirer
State by State: Pennsylvania

Five Philadelphia medical schools were awarded permits by the state Department of Health  on Monday to conduct clinical research as part of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program.

Pennsylvania approved a total of eight institutions to participate in what has been touted as the nation’s first state-sanctioned cannabis research program.

The schools are:

Each of the medical schools will partner with a marijuana company that will be permitted to operate a growhouse and up to six dispensaries. 

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