PA.’s Medical Pot Law Gets High Ratings

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By Evan Brandt, MARCH 12, 2017 — 8:50 AM — Published by: Daily Times News As a rush of medical marijuana investors flood Southeastern Pennsylvania in the scramble to obtain one of the two growing permits allotted to the region, the law that makes it all possible is already being graded. Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana law, enacted last April, […]

Legal Marijuana Could Overtake Manufacturing in Job Creation by 2020

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By Melia Robinson, MARCH 3, 2017 — 1:045 PM — Published by: Business Insider   Marijuana could be the next mega-industry in the US. A new report from New Frontier Data, a business intelligence firm focused on cannabis, projects the legal weed market will create more than a quarter of a million jobs by 2020. In comparison, manufacturing jobs are […]

Pa. Auditor General: Legalize Pot to Close Budget Gap

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By Karen Langley, MARCH 6, 2017 — 6:04 PM EST — Published by: The Inquirer Daily News   HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale says he knows where the state could find money to help close its budget gap: Allow — and tax — recreational use of marijuana. At a Capitol news conference Monday, DePasqule said he estimates Pennsylvania […]

Will Pot be Cash Cow for Pennsylvania?

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By John Finnerty, MARCH 6, 2017 —  Published by: The Tribune-Democrat   HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said on Monday the state could generate $200 million a year by legalizing the recreational use of marijuana and raking in the tax revenue from the sale of the drug. DePasquale said that as recreational marijuana has […]

Pitt Alum Offers Legal Advice for Cannabis Industry

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By Rebecca Peters, March 3, 2017 – Published by The Pitt News: Pitt alumna Sarah Carlins is making Pennsylvania a little greener, one court case at a time. As chair of Houston Harbaugh’s Health Care Law Department in Pittsburgh, Carlins provides legal counsel and representation to business owners, patients, employees and shareholders in the […]

Three Marijuana Growers Eyeing Hanover-Adams

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By Lindsay C. VanAsdalan, March 2, 2017 at 5:54 PM – Published by The Evening Sun News: Three companies are applying for permits to operate medical marijuana growing/processing facilities and dispensaries in the Hanover-Adams area. Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program became effective in May, allowing for four marijuana dispensaries and two processing facilities in each of six regions in the state, as […]

The Future of Cannabis in the United States: Top Cannabis Experts Head to Atlantic City to for a Major B2B Event.

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The most comprehensive lineup of real cannabis experts ever assembled on the east coast heads to Meet the Experts V to meet with cannabis industry participants. ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES, February 27, 2017 / — If you are interested in the business of cannabis, meet the most comprehensive roster of speakers ever gathered […]