PurePenn licensed to grow, process medical marijuana in McKeesport

Source: Post Gazette

Gabriel Perlow was picking up his daughter from summer camp while listening to the State Department of Health news conference on his phone, all to determine whether his new company — PurePenn LLC — would receive a license to grow and process medical marijuana in McKeesport.

“They didn’t say at the news conference, but then my phone blew up with congratulations,“ he said, describing how he learned that PurePenn will join AgriMed Industries of PA LLC in Carmichaels, Greene County, as the only two licensed medical marijuana growers in the southwestern district, one of six districts in the state.  

“I’m ecstatic. Our whole team is ecstatic, and the whole team is looking forward to being operational within six months” as required by State Department of Health, said Mr. Perlow...

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