Pa. Medical Pot Applications Should Be Public, Justices Hear

Law360 (September 15, 2020, 8:41 PM EDT) -- The public has a right under Pennsylvania's open records law to review applications for the state's coveted medical marijuana licenses, the state's Supreme Court heard on Tuesday morning.

In attempting to navigate how the Keystone State's so-called Right-to-Know Law should apply to potentially sensitive information submitted by cannabis businesses, the high court heard arguments from attorneys for two sets of licensees, the state's Department of Health and members of the media, some of whom have been pursuing these documents for over three years.

"If you want to have the privilege of growing and selling marijuana in Pennsylvania, then you have a...

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