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The Pennsylvania Department of Health has scheduled a press conference today at 1 PM where John Collins, the Director of the Office of Medical Marijuana, will announce the recipients of the first twelve permits to grow and process medical marijuana in Pennsylvania. The Director will also provide a general update on the Department’s progress in implementing the Commonwealth’s Medical Marijuana program.

The event will be live-streamed and can be viewed here. And so it begins…!

Joseph McNelis works in Fox Rothschild’s Blue Bell, PA office and focuses his practice on labor and employment matters. Joe also tracks legal developments in the cannabis industry in Pennsylvania and nationwide. Joe can be contacted at 610-397-2332 or