Practice Areas

Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Implementation Program Update

July 2016

On July 19, 2016, the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced the formation of the first Medical Marijuana Physician Workgroup. Secretary Murphy stated when announcing the formation of the Workgroup, “The Department is being very thoughtful and thorough in our approach to developing and implementing a medically –focused program that will benefit patients with serious medical conditions”.  She explained that they have started to work closely with physician groups to disseminate information and feedback on the program and its implementation. 

Participants in the workgroup include:

The Department will soon be releasing a survey asking for feedback to help in the development of temporary regulations pertaining to physicians.

Check our website for future developments.