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Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Law

Status

Not Yet Operational

Law Signed:

2016

QUALIFYING CONDITIONS

  • ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease)
  • Autism
  • Cancer
  • Crohn's disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Huntington's disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Intractable seizures
  • Intractable spasticity
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neuropathies
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Severe chronic or intractable pain
  • Terminal illness (defined as 12 months or fewer to live)

PATIENT POSSESSION LIMITS

30 day supply -- only cannabis-infused polls, oils, topical ointments, tinctures or liquids are allowed.

HOME CULTIVATION

No

STATE-LICENSED DISPENSARIES

Yes, up to 25 growers and processors, and as many as 50 dispensaries, which could each operate three locations.

STATE-LICENSED DISPENSARIES OPERATIONAL

Not yet

CAREGIVERS

Yes

ESTIMATED NUMBER OF REGISTERED PATIENTS

  • This law is not yet operational; there are no registered patients at this time.

RECIPROCITY

Under Section 2106 of the law, it is not a violation of state law "if a parent or guardian of a minor under 18 years of age lawfully obtains medical marijuana from another state, territory of the United States or any other country to be administered to the minor."

CONTACT INFORMATION

Pennsylvania Department of Health