DENVER, March 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) (the “Company”), a full-service business-to-business consulting solutions provider, and seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry, today announced that five of its active clients have successfully submitted application materials and supporting documents for the purpose of acquiring business licenses to operate within the newly founded medical cannabis program that is to be regulated by the State of Pennsylvania.
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DEVON, Penn., March 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZYNE), a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of innovative transdermal synthetic cannabinoid treatments, today announced that it has completed enrollment in the Phase 2 STAR 1 (Synthetic Transdermal Cannabidiol for the Treatment of Epilepsy) clinical trial evaluating ZYN002 cannabidiol (CBD) gel in adult epilepsy patients with refractory focal seizures.
A Pennsylvania town that lost its steel industry 25 years ago hopes a new medical marijuana facility will bring economic revitalization. Braddock, Penn., lost its steel industry more than 25 years ago and since has been considered a financially distressed community. But the prospect of a medical marijuana facility is encouraging news for the town.
On Sunday, the state’s auditor general said marijuana legalization could save the state millions of dollars. But Wolf isn’t on board – yet.
WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Penn., March 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Pending approval from its board of directors, ASTM International announced yesterday the launch of a new committee focused on creating technical standards and guidance materials for cannabis and its products and processes.
DENVER, Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — United Cannabis Corporation (OTCQB: CNAB) (the “Company” or “United Cannabis”) today announced that it has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Vessel Life Sciences (“VLS”) to produce and distribute its products, including the award-winning Prana Bio Nutrient Medicinals, throughout Pennsylvania.
Lindy Snider, daughter of the late Pennsylvania business and sports leader Ed Snider, wants to get into Pennsylvania’s fledgling medical marijuana industry. She hopes to build a 125,000 square-foot growing space on the northeast side of Philadelphia. She said her late father, owner of the Philadelphia Flyers, would have endorsed medical marijuana as a good business idea.
Starting next year, Pennsylvanians with one of 17 qualifying medical conditions will be able to do the same. First, the state must award permits to growers, processors and distributors and competition for those licenses will be fierce. But, does medical marijuana open the door to legalization of recreational pot?
Over the next five years, the U.S. marijuana market could be worth tens of billions of dollars, and according to GreenWave Advisors, LLC, these five states could move the needle most for marijuana companies. Learn just how big the marijuana market may be in California, Washington, Pennsylvania, Colorado, and Michigan in 2021.
DENVER, Feb. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) (the “Company”), a full-service business-to-business consulting solutions provider, and seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry, today announced it has secured its sixth client in the state of Pennsylvania.
DENVER, Feb. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) (the “Company”, “ACC”), a full-service business-to-business consulting solutions provider, and seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry, today announced it has secured two new clients in the state of Pennsylvania, bringing the total number of Pennsylvania clients who have engaged the Company to five.
On Jan. 20, 2017, marijuana activists in Philadelphia staged a peaceful protest and community outreach event in Rittenhouse Square.
DEVON, Pa., Jan. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZYNE), a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of innovative transdermal synthetic cannabinoid treatments, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 2.8 million shares of its common stock at a price of $18.00 per share, with expected gross proceeds to Zynerba of $50.4 million.
On Jan. 17, 2017, the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program announced the release of applications for state cultivator, processor and dispensary permits.
HARRISBURG, Penn., Jan. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy today announced applications for medical marijuana growers/processors and dispensaries are now available on the department’s Medical Marijuana Program website. Permit applications will be accepted from February 20 to March 20, 2017.
On Dec. 21, 2016, Pennsylvania Sec. of Health Dr. Karen Murphy announced during a briefing that license applications for medical marijuana cultivators and processors will be made available on Jan. 17, 2017, with the application window running from Feb. 20 until March 20, 2017.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — At her regular briefing of the status of Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program, Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy today announced applications for medical marijuana grower/processors and dispensaries will be available beginning January 17, 2017.
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 7, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Institute of Emerging Health Professions at Thomas Jefferson University has received a $3 million gift from Australian philanthropists, Barry and Joy Lambert, to support its Center for Medical Cannabis Education and Research.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Karen Murphy today encouraged Pennsylvanians who will be eligible for the Medical Marijuana Program to participate in a short survey to help ensure the program will meet their needs.
The regulations will address the electronic tracking of marijuana from seed to final product, how to maintain equipment, the disposal of marijuana, the use of pesticides, fees, tax reporting rules and insurance requirements.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 25, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Department of Health Secretary Dr. Karen Murphy today announced temporary regulations for marijuana growers and processors.
It’s been six months since Gov. Tom Wolf signed a law legalizing medical marijuana in Pennsylvania, and already some seriously ill children have access to the drug .But qualifying adults won’t be able to get medical marijuana until the program is fully in place in early 2018.
In Ohio, a bill limiting reciprocity between other medical marijuana states has been submitted to the legislature. Under existing law, Ohio has the ability to enter into reciprocity agreements with other medical marijuana states that have similar patient requirements.
The Democratic governor of Pennsylvania said his state needs to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.
A new marijuana decriminalization ordinance will go into effect on Sept. 7, 2016, in the township of State College, Penn., home of Penn State. The new ordinance will allow police to issue a summary offense to those possessing or using 30 grams or less of marijuana. Fines would be $250 for possession and $350 for using.
On Aug. 18, 2016, the state of Pennsylvania released draft rules regarding the regulation of its medical marijuana system. According to Philly.com, the 90-page set of rules will define how marijuana is cultivated, tracked and protected in the state of Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 17, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Philadelphia based cannabis business accelerator, Greenhouse Ventures, LLC, brings on Lindy Snider, daughter of late Comcast Spectacor chairman Ed Snider, as its lead advisor.
On July 29, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a bill removing the threat of arrest for small amounts of marijuana, capping a record year of legislative and administrative marijuana policy reforms throughout the country.
On Aug. 4, 2016, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Health announced that John J. Collins had been named the director of the state’s Office of Medical Marijuana.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ – Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy today announced that John J. Collins has been named director of the Office of Medical Marijuana. Collins, who currently works in the Department of Health’s HIV Care Section, will assume his new role on Aug. 8, 2016.
PHILADELPHIA ― Gavin Newsom is a little tired of being the only state official in California to fully endorse legalizing recreational marijuana.
PHILADELPHIA – Marijuana has gone mainstream at the Democratic National Convention this week.
On July 25, 2016, activists marched down the streets of Philadelphia toward the Democratic National Convention with a 51-foot inflatable joint in tow to advocate for the legalization of marijuana.
Not wanting their protests during the Democratic National Convention to go up in smoke, the men who pushed for the decriminalization of marijuana in Philadelphia informally met with two of the city’s police supervisors.
On July 19, 2016, the Pennsylvania Department of Health provided an update on the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program.
On July 5, 2016, the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced that the application for the medical marijuana safe harbor letter is now available online.
With Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program expected to take between 18 to 24 months to set up, the state Department of Health is taking steps to ensure its youngest patients don’t have to wait.
On June 20, 2016, the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced that it has started developing the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program’s temporary regulation for dispensaries and laboratories and needs input from the general public, industry stakeholders and partners.
HARRISBURG, Penn., June 20, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Department of Health Secretary Dr. Karen Murphy today announced the department has begun working on the temporary regulation for dispensaries/laboratories and is seeking input from the public, stakeholders, and partners.
June 13 — A teacher who was fired after being convicted of marijuana possession should be reinstated, a Pennsylvania appeals court ruled.
Thomas Jefferson University in Center City has created a medical marijuana education and research center, which the school called the “first center of its kind.”
Jefferson University in Philadelphia has established The Center for Medical Cannabis Education and Research, according to Phillymag.com. University officials said the CMCER is the “first center of its kind.” Its purpose will be to provide doctors and patients with direction for marijuana-based therapies, and it will gather information about medical marijuana research.
DEVON, Pa., June 1, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZYNE), a specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of innovative transdermal synthetic cannabinoid treatments, today announced that the Company will participate in various upcoming investor meetings and conferences.
DENVER, May 16, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Medicine Man Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: MDCL), one of the country’s leading cannabis branding and consulting companies, announced today that it has entered into licensing agreements with three Pennsylvania companies representing four counties and anticipates several more additions before no longer accepting clients.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May 11, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Arcview Group (Arcview) made the first ever plenary session presentation on cannabis as an investable sector at the Angel Capital Association Summit in Philadelphia, PA on May 10, 2016 at the Philadelphia Convention Center.
DENVER, May 11, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) (the “Company”), a full-service business-to-business consulting solutions provider, and seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry, today announced it has signed a new client in Pennsylvania for the state’s upcoming medical marijuana application.
On April 17, 2016, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed Senate Bill 3, legalizing medical marijuana in the state. Now, Pennsylvania is ready to staff its medical marijuana program so that it can design the necessary infrastructure.
WASHINGTON, May 3, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Next week, cannabis industry leaders from across the country will travel to Washington, D.C., for the National Cannabis Industry Association’s sixth annual Lobby Days.
When the 1849 Gold Rush hit, it wasn’t the miners who got rich. The businessmen who sold blue jeans and pickaxes amassed the real fortunes.
On April 13, 2016, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed SB3, a bill legalizing medical marijuana in the state, and then sent the bill to Gov. Tom Wolf to sign. Wolf officially signed SB3 into law on April 17.