Department of Health ordered to release information about medical marijuana panel

9/1/17–The Pennsylvania Department of Health so far has chosen to conceal the identities of members of the review panel that scored the first round of applications for medical marijuana grower/processor and dispensary permits earlier this year. But, the agency that administers the state Right-to-Know Law ordered the health department to disclose the names, job titles, and employers of the panel members to a PennLive.com reporter who requested the information in May. It’s the first notable rejection of numerous actions the department took to obscure the medical marijuana permitting process. Read