HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A state medical marijuana board is recommending that Pennsylvania allow the sale of marijuana in dry leaf form, in theory to allow users to vaporize and inhale it.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Health Department Reports 2,179 New Cases, 52 Additional Deaths
The Medical Marijuana Advisory Board voted 11-0 Monday to send the recommendation to Health Secretary Rachel Levine to decide whether the Department of Health should create regulations allowing it.
The law still prevents dispensaries from selling marijuana that’s designed to be smoked. But cannabis consumer advocate Chris Goldstein says no state law would prevent certified medical marijuana users from buying the dry leaf product and smoking it legally, instead of vaporizing it.READ MORE: Allegheny County Health Department Shuts Down Hazelwood Business
Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration says he’ll wait for the health secretary’s review.
The law also permits the sale of pills, oils and liquids.MORE NEWS: Chick-Fil-A Sets Limit On Sauce Amid Shortage
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