Karen Diller discusses how medical marijuana helped reduce her daughter, Karly’s, seizures by about 70 percent during clinical trials at a New York hospital. Vicky Taylor, Public Opinion
One of two local growers has Pennsylvania Department of Health approval to begin growing and processing medical marijuana. File(Photo: Eric Engman, AP)
HARRISBURG – Ilera Healthcare LLC in Taylor Township, Fulton County, is the latest operation in Pennsylvania that can begin growing and processing medical marijuana.
Ilera will produce medicine for dispensaries in the Philadelphia area.
“Pennsylvania now has four grower/processors that are fully operational, bringing us one step closer to providing medical marijuana to patients,” Governor Tom Wolf said. “More than 8,000 patients have registered to participate in the program, with 435 who have visited an approved practitioner and received their certification. We are working to make sure those patients have access to medical marijuana when the first dispensaries open sometime