Medical Marijuana

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Pennsylvania’s Cannabis Movement, by the Numbers

This month marks one year since Philly’s first medical marijuana dispensary opened its doors — and two bills are in the works in Harrisburg that […]

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Two Philly-Area State Senators to Introduce Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

This post has been updated to correct the current status of marijuana legalization in Pennsylvania’s neighboring states. Pennsylvania is slowly boarding the recreational marijuana train. […]

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80,000 Patients Sign Up for Pa.’s Medical Marijuana Program in First Year

It’s been almost one year since Pennsylvania opened its medical marijuana patient registry, allowing residents to apply for the right to legally obtain medical marijuana […]

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Jefferson to Host Pitch Competition for Budding Marijuana and Hemp Businesses

Thomas Jefferson University’s annual healthcare startup competition is looking to support young  businesses in the marijuana and hemp industry. The event, or JAZ Tank: CannaVation, […]

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South Philly’s New Medical Marijuana Dispensary Will Have Its Own Yoga and Meditation Studio

It feels like just yesterday that Philadelphia welcomed its first medical marijuana dispensary, Restore Integrative Wellness Center, to Fishtown. Now, we’re already planning for a second, Herbology, […]

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Marijuana Crusader N.A. Poe Is Opening a Restaurant In Fishtown

“I want it to become a destination spot,” says well-known marijuana enthusiast N.A. Poe when I ask him about Poe’s Sandwich Joint, his upcoming Fishtown […]

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Philly’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Is Officially Open in Fishtown

Philly’s first medical marijuana dispensary is officially in business. Restore Integrative Wellness, in Fishtown at 957 Frankford Avenue, opened its doors to roughly 20 eager […]

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Here’s When (and Where) Philly’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Will Open

Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana dispensaries first opened their doors in February. Two months later, patients in Philadelphia are still waiting for the day when they don’t have to […]

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Pa. Approves Sale of Dry Medical Marijuana, Use of Cannabis to Treat Opioid Withdrawal

Those who are registered for the state’s medical marijuana program will soon find a new product on the market: dry leaf and flower. The state greenlighted […]

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City Council to Explore Medical Marijuana Workplace Guidelines

While it’s true that medical marijuana is now legal in the state of Pennsylvania for treatment of certain conditions, cannabis remains outlawed at the federal […]

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Pa. Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Could Soon Sell Smokable Products

Since medical marijuana products officially debuted in Pennsylvania last month, demand has been through the roof – and supply has been hard to come by. […]

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King of Prussia Is Getting a Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Philly’s suburbs are getting another medical marijuana dispensary – and this one’s coming to King of Prussia. Gov. Tom Wolf has approved a second location […]

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Pa.’s Medical Marijuana Rollout: High Prices and Demand, Low Supply

It’s been more than a week since medical marijuana products finally became available for Pennsylvania residents. So far, six dispensaries across the state have opened their […]

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Pennsylvania’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Open This Week

The wait for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania will (at long last) come to an end this week. Medical marijuana dispensaries are preparing to open throughout the […]

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Pennsylvania Leaders Vow to Fight Medical Marijuana Overreach

In a recent memo addressed to the top prosecutors from each of our country’s 50 states, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced his decision to […]