How long will it take Pa. to respond to medical marijuana request? Years, state says

9/20/17–Pennsylvania took about three months to process, review, and award medical marijuana permits earlier this year. However, in a legal filing, the Department of Health requested two years to review the records again and respond to PennLive’s public records appeal seeking unredacted copies of several of the most heavily redacted applications. According to the department, the initial review “took far less time because there was more staff involved in the reviews and the information reviewed was only that not already redacted by the applicants.” Read