Pot industry frets, then shrugs off Sessions’ new policy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — This week’s announcement that the U.S. Justice Department was ditching its hands-off approach to states that have legalized marijuana initially sent some in the industry into a tailspin, just days after California’s $7 billion recreational weed market opened for business. But for long-term pot purveyors accustomed to changing regulatory winds, the decision was just another bump in a long and winding road to proving their business legitimacy. Many in the industry…

"Pot industry frets, then shrugs off Sessions’ new policy"





State approves production of medical marijuana at Scranton facility

The state Tuesday gave its approval to Pennsylvania Medical Solutions LLC to begin growing medical marijuana for processing at its Scranton site. The company was one of 12 statewide awarded a grower/processor permit in June by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the only one in Lackawanna County. It will provide medical marijuana for sale at licensed dispensaries early next year. Gov. Tom Wolf announced the addition of Pennsylvania Medical Solutions LLC and GTI Pennsylvania…

"State approves production of medical marijuana at Scranton facility"