Medical Marijuana

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City Life

Can Philly’s Weed Queen Survive in the World of Corporate Marijuana?

The first man through the door had waited so long for this day that he collapsed, sobbing, in Chris Visco’s arms. Visco, co-founder and CEO […]

NextHealth PHL

Meet One of the Fastest Growing Cannabis Companies on the East Coast

Running a legal cannabis business has its challenges, especially in Pennsylvania where medical marijuana was not legalized until 2016 — ten years after California and […]

NextHealth PHL

A New Cannabis Study Is Launching in Philly — For Your Dog

Cannabidiol (CBD), an active ingredient in cannabis that is derived from the hemp plant, is becoming popular with pet owners. Kimberly Agnello, an associate professor of small […]

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City Life

People With Anxiety Disorders Can Soon Get Pa. Medical Marijuana Cards

A whole lot more people are about to become qualified for a medical marijuana card in Pennsylvania. On Thursday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health added […]

City Life

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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City Life

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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City Life

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 […]


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, […]

Be Well Philly

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, […]


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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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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City Life

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. […]