The state of Pennsylvania legalized medical cannabis in 2016, through a Legislative bill, Senate Bill 3, which provided a legal way for qualifying patients in the state to access and utilize medical cannabis as a form of treatment for their ailment. Access to medical cannabis is through state licensed businesses that are allowed to grow, manufacture and sell medical cannabis.
2016 – Pennsylvania legalized medical cannabis
2017 – Pennsylvania licensing period for cannabis businesses (Phase 1)
Jan 2018 – First Pennsylvania medical cannabis businesses opened and medical cannabis sales began
Mary 2018 – Pennsylvania reopened licensing period for cannabis businesses (Phase 2)
TYPES OF BUSINESS
Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Grower/Processor – can grow medical cannabis plants; extract, process and produce medical cannabis products; and sell wholesale to other licensed Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Businesses. There is a limit of twenty-five (25) business licenses allowed for Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Grower/Processor within the state.
Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Dispensary – can purchase medical cannabis from licensed grower/processor facilities and dispense medical cannabis to registered patients. There is a limit of fifty (50) business licenses allowed for Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Dispensaries within the state. Each Dispensary Licensee is allowed to operate up to three (3) stand-alone dispensaries.
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