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Penn State Develops New App Shows How Cannabinoids Interact with Medications

A new web-based application developed by Penn State researchers could help pharmacists and other health care providers improve patient safety by reducing unintended interactions...

PA Department of Health Expands Financial Assistance for Medical Marijuana Patients

The Department of Health expanded financial assistance available in the Medical Marijuana Assistance Program (MMAP) and announced the ninth clinical registrant of the Medical...

Pennsylvania Opens 2022 Hemp Permit Applications; Encourages Growers to Report Acreage,...

The PA Department of Agriculture is now taking applications for permits to grow or process hemp in the 2022 season. Grower applications for commercial...

First Bi-Partisan Bill to Legalize the Adult Use of Marijuana in...

State Senator Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) and State Senator Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia) introduced bipartisan legislation to legalize the adult use of marijuana in Pennsylvania. The bill establishes...

$1.4 Million Available to Strengthen Specialty Crop Market

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is seeking projects that strengthen the state’s competitiveness of horticultural specialty crops and combat food system shortfalls associated with...

Gov. Wolf Signs Legislation Expanding Access to Medical Marijuana  

Governor Tom Wolf signed legislation that will provide important updates to Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act to ensure better access for patients. House Bill 1024 acts...

Department of Agriculture Funds Specialty Crop Projects for Pennsylvania Growers 

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced $460,000 in funds for eight projects that will increase market opportunities and competitiveness of Pennsylvania specialty crops. Funded under...

PA Ag Funds Projects to Elevate Pennsylvania Hemp Market, Increase Industry...

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced $157,735 in state funds for three projects that will increase consumer awareness of hemp and hemp products in Pennsylvania...

Agriculture Secretary Seeks Proposals for $253,000 in Matching Grants to Boost...

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding called for proposals from nonprofit marketing and promotion organizations for projects aimed at increasing sales, export or consumer awareness of...

Governor Pitches Raising Minimum Wage, Legalizing Pot in 2021 Agenda

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf took the wraps off his agenda for 2021 and among other things, it includes raising the minimum wage and legalizing...

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