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Medical Marijuana Program: Phase I Permit Information
DOH may not initially issue permits to more than 25 growers/processors and more than 50 dispensaries. In Phase I, DOH intends to issue up to 12 grower/processor permits and up to 27 dispensary permits, and will not issue a person more than one grower/processor or dispensary permit.
In Phase I, DOH intends to issue no more than two grower/processor permits for each of the six medical marijuana regions, and up to 27 dispensary permits, with at least one dispensary permit being issued in each of the six medical marijuana regions. DOH intends to issue the following number of dispensary permits in the following counties within each medical marijuana region:
Medical Marijuana Region 1 Southeast District (Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Montgomery, Philadelphia and Schuylkill counties): Berks 1; Bucks 1; Chester 1; Delaware 1; Lancaster 1; Montgomery 2, and; Philadelphia 3.
Medical Marijuana Region 2 Northeast District (Carbon, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Northampton, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming counties): Lackawanna 1; Lehigh 1; Luzerne 1, and; Northampton 1.
Medical Marijuana Region 3 Southcentral District (Adams, Bedford, Blair, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lebanon, Mifflin, Perry and York counties): Blair 1; Cumberland 1; Dauphin 1, and; York 1.
Medical Marijuana Region 4 Northcentral District (Bradford, Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Potter, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga and Union counties): Centre 1, and Lycoming 1.
Medical Marijuana Region 5 Southwest District (Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Somerset, Washington and Westmoreland counties): Allegheny 2; Butler 1; Washington 1, and; Westmoreland 1.
Medical Marijuana Region 6 Northwest District (Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Venango and Warren counties): Erie 1, and McKean 1.
An applicant has the option of listing two additional dispensary locations on the permit application for approval by DOH. The second and third dispensary locations must be located within the same medical marijuana region as the primary dispensary location listed in the dispensary permit, but are not permitted to be located in the same county as the primary dispensary location listed in the dispensary permit. In addition, the second and third dispensary locations are not permitted to be located in the same county.
With respect to Region 1 (Southeast District), for each of the seven dispensary permits that are located outside of Philadelphia County, a dispensary applicant may only identify either a second or third dispensary location within Philadelphia County. With respect to Region 5 (Southwest District), for each of the three dispensary permits that are located outside of Allegheny County, a dispensary applicant may only identify either a second or third dispensary location within Allegheny County.
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