Jun 2022
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Pennsylvania Cannabis Regulations


MedicalMarijuana - Enactment

Actof Apr.17, 2016, P.L. 84, No.16

Why this is important

When applying for a cannabis business license in Pennsylvania it's important to know the regulations so that your standard operating procedures follow all state regulations and so that you can properly cite your standard operating procedures with the applicable Pennsylvania cannabis regulations.  Additionally, being familiar with the rules of Pennsylvania will ensure that you operate a compliant cannabis business, once licensed.

Regulation Purpose

The purposed of Pennsylvania's Medical Marijuana Act  is, "Establishing a medical marijuana program; providing for patient and caregiver certification and for medical marijuana organization registration; imposing duties on the Department of Health; providing for a tax on medical marijuana organization gross receipts; establishing the Medical Marijuana Program Fund; establishing the Medical Marijuana Advisory Board; establishing a medical marijuana research program; imposing duties on the Department of Corrections, the Department of Education and the Department of Human Services; and providing for academic clinical research centers and for penalties and enforcement.

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