Medical marijuana in large jar at a legal marijuana dispensary.
Pat Loeb
May 29, 2018 - 8:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two years after Pennsylvania legalized medical marijuana, Philadelphia gets its first dispensary. Vip Patel has been planning for this day for a long time. As part owner of Restore Integrative Wellness Center, he went through an extensive application process with the...
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Tony Romeo
May 23, 2018 - 1:31 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- State officials are studying the implications of a temporary injunction issued by a judge in a case seeking to halt Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana research program. In a case brought by numerous parties on the business side, a Commonwealth Court judge agreed...
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Philadelphia City Councilman Derek Green and Pa. state Rep. Jordan Harris
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Pat Loeb
May 09, 2018 - 12:18 pm
As the Pennsylvania Health Department takes applications for permits to grow medical marijuana, local elected officials are calling on the governor to ensure that Philadelphia gets at least one. Officials made their case on Wednesday. Councilman Derek Green says that by 2020, medical marijuana will...
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Mayor Jim Kenney made his case for a more convenient one-stop shop for liquor and marijuana.
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Ian Bush
May 02, 2018 - 8:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — During a cannabis conference at the Convention Center, Mayor Jim Kenney made his case for a more convenient one-stop shop for liquor and otherwise. He renewed his push for the state to legalize recreational marijuana — an option to diversify liquor stores with wine,...
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April 02, 2018 - 3:04 pm
By Mark Lieber (CNN) -- Experts have proposed using medical marijuana to help Americans struggling with opioid addiction. Now, two studies suggest that there is merit to that strategy. The studies, published Monday in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, compared opioid prescription patterns in...
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