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Editorial: Slow start highlights flawed state cannabis law

Tina DeSilvio holds a container of cannabis buds — the “Sweet Willie” strain — she obtained from the Garden State Dispensary. (Tom Gralish/Philadelphia Inquirer/MCTO)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 6, 2017

A new era in Pennsylvania drug policy started last week with the opening of the Commonwealth’s new Medical Marijuana Program. But for many Pennsylvanians, that new era is now on hold — perhaps indefinitely. When the Pennsylvania Department of Health opened applications last Thursday for medical mar...

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