The Importance of Communication to the Successful Implementation of a Medical Cannabis Regulatory Program


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It has been now over three years since legislation was enacted creating West Virginia’s Medical Cannabis Program. The Office of Medical Cannabis (OMC) recently completed the process of awarding grower, processor and dispensary permits and is now registering patients. It appears that medical cannabis products may be available for sale by late summer. But issuing …Read More

The Importance of Communication to the Successful Implementation of a Medical Cannabis Regulatory Program.


Brian Skinner Medical Cannabis, State Government
Medical Cannabis

By Brian Skinner, Esq. It has been now over three years since legislation was enacted creating West Virginia’s Medical Cannabis Program. The Office of Medical Cannabis (OMC) recently completed the process of awarding grower, processor and dispensary permits and is now registering patients. It appears that medical cannabis products may be available for sale by …Read More

The Healing Center is the Pittsburgh Area’s Second Largest Medicinal Marijuana Dispensary


Brian Skinner Medical Cannabis

By Brian Skinner, Esq. A recent report finds that The Healing Center (THC) is the Pittsburgh area’s second largest dispensary ranked by local employment. The company features an extensive selection of plant-based medical choices grown exclusively for its patients. The Healing Center strives to help all patients find the most effective medical cannabis treatment to increase their …Read More

Monongalia health board approves permits for medical marijuana dispensaries


Brian Skinner Medical Cannabis

WV Metro News — By Mike Nolting  — October 25, 2020 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The Monongalia County Board of Health has approved 20 permits for medical cannabis dispensaries. The board’s approval last week was part of a 10-month process; members began reviewing applications last December and met with medical marijuana representatives and state health officials until the …Read More

WV Medical Cannabis Program Selects Seed to Sale Vendor


Brian Skinner Medical Cannabis

10/21/2020 The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health, Office of Medical Cannabis (OMC) today announced Metrc as the new state Seed to Sale system provider. “This is an important step to make certain medical cannabis is available only to West Virginians with serious medical conditions and to prevent diversion …Read More

The Healing Hearts Podcast goes in-depth on Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program


Brian Skinner Medical Cannabis

  POINT PARK UNIVERSITY – All seven first-season episodes of the Healing Hearts Podcast, created to provide education, innovation and information about Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program, are now available on Apple Podcasts and other platforms. The podcast is a product of The Healing Center, Western Pennsylvania’s premier medical cannabis dispensary group, and was produced in …Read More

Out-of-state companies, campaign donors make up majority of West Virginia’s medical cannabis growers


Brian Skinner Medical Cannabis

News and Sentinel – By Steven Allen Adams – October 17, 2020 CHARLESTON — After years of delay, West Virginia recently took a big step by selecting the first growers for its medical cannabis program, but West Virginia-based companies were largely left out in favor of out-of-state companies including a political donor. The Office of …Read More

Monongalia County leaders concerned about local marijuana dispensary rules


Brian Skinner Local Government, Medical Cannabis

WV Metro News — By Mike Nolting — October 15, 2020 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Local and state lawmakers from Monongalia County are concerned about changes to medical marijuana dispensary requirements, with officials arguing the chances could delay or prevent some applicants from receiving approval. State regulations require dispensaries to be at least 1,000 feet from a …Read More

WV DHHR Announces Medical Cannabis Grower Permit Approvals


Brian Skinner Medical Cannabis

October 2, 2020 The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health, Office of Medical Cannabis (OMC) today announced the successful applicants for medical cannabis grower permits.   These permit holders will cultivate medical cannabis plants before sending them for processing into allowable forms for patient use.  The allowable forms for …Read More

Ohio lawsuit: Regulators ‘punting’ on medical marijuana program expansion


Brian Skinner Medical Cannabis

Marijuana Business Daily – September 28, 2020 An Ohio medical marijuana grower filed a lawsuit against state regulators alleging that government overseers have been hamstringing the MMJ program’s growth, despite clear demand for more business services.According to Law360com, Fire Rock sued the state Department of Commerce over its failure to either grant or deny an application filed …Read More

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