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Resources for Growers and Processors

Phase II Updates:

Redacted Applications:

Grower/Processor Permittees and Facility Locations:

Applicant Score Cards:

Applicant Information:


Resources Used for Applying for a Grower/Processor Permit: The Office of Medical Marijuana is NOT currently accepting applications for Phase II.

Phase I information for growers/processors

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the requirements to become an approved Grower/Processor of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania?

The department may issue permits for no more than 25 growers/processors. No more than five grower/processors may also be issued a dispensary permit. The application process requires an applicant – at a minimum – to:

  • Apply for, and be awarded, a permit with the department before growing/processing medical marijuana.
  • Provide information in the permit application, including, but not limited to:
    • Ability to maintain effective security and control to prevent diversion, abuse or other illegal conduct.
    • Evidence of municipality zoning requirements compliance.
    • Provide a diversity plan.
  • Submit a permit application with:
    • Initial non-refundable fee of $10,000.
    • Permit fee of $200,000, which is refundable if the permit is not granted.
    • Proof of $2 million in capital ($500,000 of which must be on deposit in a financial institution).

Those that are awarded a permit must complete a two-hour training course. As permitted by the Act, the department may provide for other requirements through temporary regulations.