New Medical Marijuana Regulations to Go Into Effect in Pennsylvania

New Medical Marijuana Regulations to Go Into Effect in Pennsylvania

Flower will now be sold at medical marijuana dispensaries.

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May 14, 2018
WFMZ
Legislation and regulation State by State: Pennsylvania

READING, Pa. - Pennsylvania's medical marijuana advisory board has put forth new regulations regarding medical marijuana use and treatment, according to the state Department of Health.

"We have expanded the program," said Berks County District Attorney John Adams, who is a member of the advisory board. "The program is to treat people with very serious medical problems."

The governor's office and the Health Department are expected to release more information on Monday, and it will include the implementation of the flower form of medical marijuana being available in state dispensaries this summer, to be consumed in vapor form.

"We've also expanded the number of diseases that can be treated with medical marijuana," said Adams. 

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