You can apply for a medical marijuana card from the state if your doctor certifies that you have one of the approved conditions.
Nightingale, executive director of the Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Society, embraced Briggs in the dispensary parking lot.
First medical marijuana sale in Pennsylvania is done
Pennsylvania has become the thirtieth state that is allowing its people to get medical marijuana, while twenty two states among all the listed thirty states that have approved rolling out market for the drug, are allowing it strictly just for the medical purposes and other eight are permitting anyone of their residents to use marijuana for any goal.
Pennsylvania's first batches of medical marijuana will be available at six approved dispensaries by the end of the week.More news: Dancing 'Kim Jong-un' Scares Korean Cheerleaders at Olympics
The tightly regulated businesses will begin distributing medical marijuana to patients with certifications given by department-approved practitioners. Physicians continue to register to participate in the program. About 700 doctors have registered for the program and 376 have completed the training to become certified.
Patients will be required to display a Pennsylvania medical marijuana card and a photo ID at a dispensary. Those conditions include chronic pain, epilepsy, HIV/AIDS and cancer, along with several other serious medical problems. Instead, the price will be set by the market, though patients are free to use any dispensary they choose, Levine said.More news: Who is Nikolas Cruz, accused gunman in Florida high school attack?
In the FOX43 viewing area, permits have been issued to companies looking to open additional dispensaries in Lancaster, Hanover and Steelton in the opening introductory phase. "Our teams are crisscrossing the state inspecting dispensaries as they are ready to open their doors". That dispensary opens Friday morning. "I can't quite put into words how many years and how much dedicated grass roots activism went into changing attitudes in Harrisburg, to bringing people around to understanding that not only is medical cannabis inot harmful, but it has incredible medical efficacy".
Meanwhile, the first dispensary in central Pennsylvania to make medical marijuana available is Organic Remedies on Valley Road in Hampden Township, Cumberland County.More news: Jeff Sessions: "Marijuana Is Illegal In The United States - Even In Colorado"