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Philly Hospitals, Medical Schools Jockey for Marijuana Partners

Philly Hospitals, Medical Schools Jockey for Marijuana Partners

Philly Hospitals, Medical Schools Jockey for Marijuana Partners

The University of the Sciences this week became the latest academic player in Philly to announce it was getting into marijuana research.

Premier Healthcare and Science Educational Institution and Leading Medical Cannabis Innovator Announce Collaboration to Strengthen and Enrich Education, Research, Services and Opportunities in Maturing Multibillion-Dollar Cannabis Sector

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — University of the Sciences (USciences) and Franklin BioScience announce a collaboration to help strengthen and enrich education, research, training and employment opportunities in the maturing multibillion-dollar cannabis sector in the US.

State and Local Politicians Oppose Opening of Philadelphia Medical Marijuana Dispensary

State and Local Politicians Oppose Opening of Philadelphia Medical Marijuana Dispensary

A political storm is brewing in the City of Brotherly Love over the location of a medical marijuana dispensary. A cadre of state and local politicians have rallied together in an attempt to stop the opening of TerraVida Holistic Centers, a Philadelphia medical marijuana dispensary.

Lindy Snider wants to get into Pennsylvania's medical marijuana business

Lindy Snider Getting Into Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Industry

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.

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American Cannabis Company, Inc. Announces It Has Secured A Contract And Equity Stake With A New Client In The State Of Pennsylvania

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.

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Jefferson Receives $3 Million from Australian Philanthropist to Support Research in Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp

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.

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Temple University Announces Marijuana 101 Course For Next Year

Temple University will offer a Marijuana 101 course next year, according to Philadelphia Magazine. The course was created by Linn Washington, a professor in the the Temple School of Media and Communication, and Chris Goldstein, a writer and marijuana activist. It is designed to cover all the basics of marijuana, including history, agriculture and pop culture.

Philly Marijuana Conference Promises 'Brutally Honest' Advice on Getting Into the Business

Philly Marijuana Conference Promises ‘Brutally Honest’ Advice on Getting Into the Business

Conferences for entrepreneurs eager to break into the cannabis industry have popped up with astonishing frequency in Philadelphia since April, when Gov. Wolf signed the bill legalizing medical marijuana in the state.

Activists March on Democratic Convention With 51-Foot Inflatable Joint

Activists March on Democratic Convention With 51-Foot Inflatable Joint

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.


University Establishes Medical Marijuana Research And Education Center

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.

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Medicine Man Technologies Inc Signs New Clients in Pennsylvania as Businesses Eye the State’s New Medical Cannabis Marketplace Potential

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.

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Arcview Pioneering Presentation on Legal Cannabis as a High Growth Sector for Angel Investors

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.

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Viridian to Keynote on Cannabis Investment Trends at Greenhouse Ventures Cannabis Event in Philadelphia, PA

NEW YORK, April 28, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Viridian Capital Advisors is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a keynote speaker for the Greenhouse Ventures medical cannabis event, taking place at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on April 30, 2016.


Philadelphia’s First Cannabis Industry Conference Keynote Speaker: Senator Daylin Leach

PHILADELPHIA, April 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Greenhouse Ventures (GHV) – Pennsylvania’s first business accelerator specific for ancillary startups in the cannabis and industrial hemp industries will host Philadelphia’s first ever canna-business and medical research conference at the Chemical Heritage Foundation on Saturday, April 30, 2016.



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Philly Gets Decriminalization Right

As recently reported, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter will sign a compromise measure to decriminalize personal possession of 30 grams or less of marijuana, with the penalty dropping from possible jail time to a $25 fine. Philadelphia got it right in two major ways.

Philadelphia Decriminalization

Philadelphia to Decriminalize Marijuana

The city of brotherly love has just gotten a lot more loving. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter confirmed that on Monday, September 15, he will sign into law a bill which decriminalizes marijuana. The bill will institute a $25 fine for simple possession of 30 grams or fewer instead of jail time. Once the bill is signed, it will go into effect on October 20.