HARRISBURG – Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said support for legalization of marijuana continues to climb as more states seriously consider “legal weed.” DePasquale said Pennsylvania cannot afford to lose out on the economic and social benefits from marijuana legalization as public support grows and more states allow possession of small amounts for personal use. “Across the U.S., additional states are having serious conversations about the legalization of marijuana,” DePasquale said in an emailed news release.…"AG: State can’t afford to lose out on marijuana legalization benefits"
The Harrisburg campus of the Harrisburg Area Community College system will be the site of a medical marijuana educational summit on Tuesday. The school is holding the summit in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Society. Experts in science, marketing, law and security will present programs during the day. John Collins, director of the Office of Medical Marijuana with the Pennsylvania Department of Health, is among the speakers. Collins will provide an update of the…"Medical marijuana summit set for Harrisburg on Tuesday"
CARMICHAELS — AGRiMED Industries next Wednesday will break ground on its new medical marijuana growing and processing facility and laboratory. The facility will be located about an hour south of Pittsburgh, in Carmichaels. Phase 1 of the building plan will be an indoor growing facility. AGRiMED Industries said in a news release it is committed to creating and providing a model environment for medical cannabis growing and processing, including renewable energy application. https://www.cannabiscarepa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/MMJ-logo-1.png PR Newswire"Groundbreaking next week for new medical marijuana facility in state"
SCRANTON — Pennsylvania Medical Solutions, one of the medical marijuana growers and processors recently licensed by the state, will hold a job fair Oct. 3 to fill as many as 30 positions for its Scranton facility. The company will hold three hour-long sessions — at 5:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. — at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Platform Lounge, 700 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. At each session, representatives of Vireo Health, the parent company of…"Medical marijuana firm plans job fair in Scranton next month"
A Luzerne County company awarded a state permit to grow and process medical marijuana plans to be up and running in White Haven early next year. Gerald Feissner, director of community outreach for Standard Farms LLC, said the Pennsylvania Department of Health is giving permit recipients six months of lead time to be operational. “We’re anticipating early 2018,” Feissner said Tuesday. Standard Farms was one of 12 companies statewide to be issued permits as Pennsylvania…"White Haven to be home to medical marijuana grower/processor"