HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania officials on Thursday announced the first all-clear for a medical marijuana dispensary in the state to begin providing cannabis once it becomes available from a licensed grower.
Pennsylvania Grants 27 Medical Marijuana Dispensary Permits
“It means there’s going to be safe and effective access to a new medicine that can help (patients) in a wide variety of ways,” said Victor Guadagnino, the company’s co-founder and chief of business development. He said the company sees cannabis as a way patients can take a more active role in their own health care.
“We are one step closer to providing medical marijuana to patients with serious medical conditions who desperately need this medication.”
Gov. Tom Wolf
Nine entities have been approved to grow and process medical marijuana, and their products are expected to be available to patients in the coming four months.
Gov. Tom Wolf said the approval is good news for