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Medical Marijuana Facility in Danville

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DANVILLE–In North-Central Pennsylvania, two facilities were approved to grow medical marijuana. One is near Avis and the other in Danville. Right now this building on Market Street is known to people in Danville as “the former TRW building”. But soon it will be known as “Green Thumb Industries Pennsylvania”, the place that grows medical marijuana. “Well it’s kind-of shocking but …

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Medical marijuana will grow in Franklin, Fulton counties

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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 (Photo: OpenRangeStock, Getty Images/iStockphoto) HARRISBURG – The first two growers producing medical marijuana for southcentral Pennsylvania will be located in Franklin and Fulton counties. The state Department of Health on Tuesday chose …

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Springfield puts halt to medical marijuana talks

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SPRINGFIELD — Josh Farrow stood in front of elected officials, nearly four years after both his dispensary and their municipal office were raided, ready to get Happy Daze back up and running. The decision, however, would ultimately lie with Springfield, a city seemingly hesitant to again embrace the medical marijuana industry. "I can get the license when it’s illegal, but …

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State Awards Medical Marijuana Growing Permit To McKeesport And Greene County Companies

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Flickr user Global Panorama PurePenn and AGRiMED Industries have been awarded licenses to grow and process medical marijuana in Southwestern Pennsylvania. PurePenn is located in McKeesport; AgriMed is in Carmichaels in Greene County. The state Department of Health announced two permittees in each of six Pennsylvania regions Tuesday afternoon. The first cadre of 12 will have six months to get …

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State Announces Four Medical Marijuana Permits in Our Area

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HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced Tuesday the companies that will grow and process marijuana for medical use. Statewide, 12 permits will be awarded to companies that will both grow marijuana, and process the plant into pill and oil forms for medicine. Permits are issued for companies in Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties in the Northeast region and Clinton …

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Medical marijuana rules move forward ahead of July deadline

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Florida health officials have laid out a new process to implement the voter-approved constitutional amendment broadly legalizing medical marijuana, as they attempt to meet deadlines included in the November ballot measure. The latest proposed rule came as the Department of Health awaits Gov. Rick Scott ‘s signature of a medical-marijuana bill adopted by lawmakers during a special session this month. …

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Medical marijuana approved by Mexican government

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A one-ounce bag of medicinal marijuana is displayed at the Berkeley Patients Group in Berkeley, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) MEXICO CITY – Despite ongoing drug violence in Mexico, the country has legalized the use of medical marijuana for medicinal and research use. In April, Mexico’s Lower House of Congress overwhelming passed the bill, and on Monday President Enirque …

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Pa. medical marijuana industry launches today

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FILE – In this July 31, 2015 photo, people line up to be among the first in Nevada to legally purchase medical marijuana at the Silver State Relief dispensary in Sparks, Nev. Nevada voters legalized recreational marijuana in November, and officials are trying to put rules in place to start selling it on July 1, 2017. Marijuana will be legally …