Medical Marijuana Program; Establishment of Medical Marijuana Regions
[47 Pa.B. 74]
[Saturday, January 7, 2017]
Notice is hereby given, as required by section 604 of the Medical Marijuana Act (act) (35 P.S. § 10231.604), of the establishment of medical marijuana regions. The Department of Health (Department) may issue grower/processor permits and dispensary permits as set forth in the act in each of six medical marijuana regions. The six medical marijuana regions are as follows:
Region 1—The Department's Southeast District comprised of the following counties: Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Montgomery, Philadelphia and Schuylkill.
Region 2—The Department's Northeast District comprised of the following counties: Carbon, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Northampton, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming.
Region 3—The Department's Southcentral District comprised of the following counties: Adams, Bedford, Blair, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lebanon, Mifflin, Perry and York.
Region 4—The Department's Northcentral District comprised of the following counties: Bradford, Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Potter, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga and Union.
Region 5—The Department's Southwest District comprised of the following counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Somerset, Washington and Westmoreland.
Region 6—The Department's Northwest District comprised of the following counties: Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Venango and Warren.
The Department may change the number or geographical boundaries of the medical marijuana regions every 2 years upon publication of notice of the adjustment in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.
Interested persons are invited to submit written comments, suggestions or objections regarding this notice to John J. Collins, Office of Medical Marijuana, Department of Health, Room 628, Health and Welfare Building, 625 Forester Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120, (717) 787-4366, RA-DHMedMarijuana@pa.gov.
Persons with a disability who wish to submit comments, suggestions or objections regarding this notice or who require an alternative format of this notice (for example, large print, audiotape, Braille) may do so by using the previous contact information, or for speech and/or hearing impaired persons, V/TT (717) 783-6514 or the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service (800) 654-5984 (TT).
KAREN M. MURPHY, PhD, RN,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 17-22. Filed for public inspection January 6, 2017, 9:00 a.m.]
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