Medical Marijuana Law 2017-10-13T15:04:04+00:00

MEDICAL MARIJUANA LAW

Medical marijuana is legal in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, but that doesn’t mean the law is easy to follow. It can be confusing, and we are here to help. We offer legal protection; corporate structuring and setup; and advice for firms that are involved with the medical marijuana industry. We are advocates for doctors and patients involved with medical marijuana. We can even provide advice for companies that have employees who are prescribed medical marijuana. We are your on-call team for all of your medical marijuana needs.

Questions? Chances are we’ve heard them before.

What is the Medical Marijuana Act? 2017-10-06T18:48:51+00:00

Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act (MMA) is legislation that became effective on April 17, 2016.  The MMA provides for the production, distribution, prescription, and use of certain forms of marijuana for medical treatment.  The act contains strict requirements for businesses, medical professionals, patients, and caregivers.

Who is eligible to receive medical marijuana? 2017-10-06T18:50:05+00:00

Both patients and caregivers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania are eligible to receive medical marijuana, if they meet strict requirements. The definitions of who is considered to be a “patient,” or a “caregiver,” are defined by the law.  Not every medical condition qualifies for treatment with medical marijuana, and the forms in which medical marijuana is sold are strictly regulated.  

How do I comply with the Medical Marijuana Act? 2017-10-06T18:51:45+00:00

The Commonwealth  of Pennsylvania was extremely meticulous when writing the Medical Marijuana Act. Legislators included various guidelines to protect the people of Pennsylvania, and if you don’t comply with these guidelines, you could be in violation of criminal laws. There are guidelines for advertising, covered conditions, prescription limitations, and more. Whether you are a medical marijuana entrepreneur, healthcare provider, patient, or investor, it is important that you understand the laws. We can provide you with the guidance you need.

Is starting a medical marijuana business like starting any other business in Pennsylvania? 2017-10-06T18:50:54+00:00

No. In fact, medical marijuana businesses have to comply with requirements that aren’t applicable to other business in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Requirements and regulations are expected to change as the medical marijuana business grows, so it is important to stay on top of all requirements when opening and/or running this type of business. Failure to comply could cause your business to be shut down. Let us help you understand the guidelines so you can run a successful business.

Joining the Medical Marijuana Field?

If you want to join the medical marijuana field, you likely have a lot of questions. You want to make sure you dot all of your i’s and cross all of your t’s, to ensure compliance with the new law.

We can answer all of your questions, help you structure your medical marijuana business, and provide guidance to medical professionals and patients. We will ensure that you have the protection you need as you navigate this new area of law.

Full Compliance with All Laws

Medical marijuana might be new to Pennsylvania, but we have been preparing to work with the law since its passage. With our experience and research, we understand the rules and regulations to and can help ensure our clients are in compliance with all laws and regulations. When you use us, the law will always be on your side, so you don’t have to worry about a thing.

On-Call Advice

We don’t just wait for our clients to come into our office for advice. We know that medical marijuana questions are often time-sensitive, which is why we also offer on-call advice.

Medical marijuana laws can be confusing, but we can help to make things clear and understandable. Let us stand in your corner and make sure that you are on the right side of all of the laws and guidelines.