Pennsylvania's Patient Evaluations for Medical Marijuana Begin Dec. 8 in Pittsburgh

Pennsylvania's Patient Evaluations for Medical Marijuana Begin Dec. 8 in Pittsburgh

A medical cannabis health care network will begin taking appointments to certify and evaluate patients.

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December 5, 2017
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Medical News State by State: Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH - A medical cannabis health care network will begin taking appointments to certify and evaluate patients in Pittsburgh on Friday.

Nearly 200,000 patients are estimated to qualify for Pennsylvania medical marijuana cards under the Department of Health registry that was announced in November, according to Compassionate Certification Centers. Notifying the patient and caregiver registry is the first step people must take before getting a prescription.

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“We have been hand in hand with the patient community since the program's inception, preparing for this historic moment,” CEO Dr. Bryan Doner said in a news release. “Our company is ready to meet the patient influx with plans to have 10 centers open throughout Pennsylvania by February 2018.”

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