HARRISBURG (KDKA) – A Greene County marijuana grower/processor was denied a permit renewal application by the Department of Health.

AGRiMED Industries has been growing marijuana, but the Department of Health said its processing equipment is not operational, so it hasn’t been processing or shipping medical marijuana.

READ MORE: West Virginia Opens 2022 College Football Season At Pitt

This decision to deny their permit renewal application follows a cease-and-desist order that was issued when ARGiMED couldn’t produce records establishing how or when marijuana was destroyed.


READ MORE: Deadline Approaches For Allegheny County Employees To Prove Vaccination Or Face Termination

A day after that cease-and-desist order, the grower/processor was cited for record-keeping.

Without a permit, the Department of Health requires AGRiMED to dispose of any remaining seeds, plants and products. The Department of Health also has to supervise this disposal.

MORE NEWS: Supreme Court Abortion Decision Could Impact Abortion Rights In Pennsylvania And, Ultimately, The 2022 Elections

In a press release, Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program has been one of the most successful in the country, and credits that success to holding grower/processors and dispensaries accountable.