Pennsylvania Department of Health looking for docs for Medical Marijuana Program

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s acting Secretary of Health and Physician General, Dr. Rachel Levine, announced July 26, 2017, that physicians can begin their involvement in the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program.

All they need to do is register, according to a press release from the state’s Department of Health.

“Since April 2016, we’ve been working to implement a patient-focused Medical Marijuana Program for Pennsylvanians in desperate need of medication,” Dr. Levine said in the release. “Many physicians treat these patients every day and understand the impact this medication could have on their treatment. Once these physicians register and complete the required continuing education, they can be approved to participate in the program.”

A required four hour training session would be administered to physicians enrolled in the program by The Answer Page Inc. and Extra Step Assurance LLC.

The Medical Marijuana Program was signed into law by Governor Tom Wolf on April 7,...

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