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Doctors Orders: Proposed medical marijuana regulations are under review

Posted on April 17th, 2017 | Author: Julie M. Macomb

The Pennsylvania Department of Health recently published its first set of proposed regulations for physicians and health care practitioners in connection with Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana law. The regulations cover topics such as the required physician-registry, conflict of interest restrictions on physician ownership of medical marijuana businesses, and guidelines for issuing medical marijuana certifications to qualified patients. The regulations also discuss the prescription-drug monitoring database and physician training courses.

A copy of the proposed regulations can be found here.

The Department of Health is asking for physician feedback on the proposed regulations, which are only temporary at this stage, and which must go through a public comment and internal review period.

For questions on Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana law, please email jmacomb@nmmlaw.com.