NEPA Scene Staff

First Luzerne County medical marijuana dispensary opens as state’s first patients receive medication

First Luzerne County medical marijuana dispensary opens as state’s first patients receive medication

From press releases: As Justice Grown, the first medical marijuana dispensary in Luzerne County, prepares to hold a ribbon cutting ceremony tomorrow, Governor Tom Wolf issued a statement today as Pennsylvania’s first medical marijuana patients received medication. “Medical marijuana is now available in the state of Pennsylvania to those patients with a valid medical marijuana […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

First medical marijuana facility in Scranton approved by state to begin production

First medical marijuana facility in Scranton approved by state to begin production

From press releases: Governor Tom Wolf’s administration announced today that Pennsylvania Medical Solutions, a subsidiary of Vireo Health, has been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Health to begin medical marijuana production in Scranton in the city’s first medical marijuana facility. “We thank Governor Wolf and his administration for providing us with the opportunity to […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: New England IPA homebrew infused with THC/cannabis

Beer: Homebrew Brewery: ? Style: New England IPA Age: 2017 ABV: 6.70% Recorded for science (and 4/20), this review is very different from what we usually do here on MBR. This New England-style IPA is a homebrew with liquid THC added during the fermentation process for a weedy brew unlike anything we’ve imbibed before. As […]

 Rich Howells

PA Cannabis Rally becomes statewide event in 3rd year at Nay Aug Park in Scranton on April 23

PA Cannabis Rally becomes statewide event in 3rd year at Nay Aug Park in Scranton on April 23

As Pennsylvania begins to accept applications to grow medical marijuana and establish dispensaries in the state next month, the NEPA Cannabis Rally will become a statewide event this year when it returns to Nay Aug Park in Scranton on Sunday, April 23 with a slightly different name – the Pennsylvania Cannabis Festival. Organized by Big […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA Cannabis Rally returns to Nay Aug Park in Scranton on April 17 with speakers, music, art, and more

NEPA Cannabis Rally returns to Nay Aug Park in Scranton on April 17 with speakers, music, art, and more

As medical marijuana legislation continues to be debated in Pennsylvania, the NEPA Cannabis Rally is set to return to Nay Aug Park in Scranton on Sunday, April 17 in support of cannabis decriminalization and legalization. Organized by Big Yield Hydroponics, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Cannabis Network, the Keystone Cannabis Coalition, and other Pennsylvania activists, the annual […]

 Ken Jones

PHOTOS: NEPA Cannabis Rally at Nay Aug Park in Scranton, 04/19/15

PHOTOS: NEPA Cannabis Rally at Nay Aug Park in Scranton, 04/19/15

The NEPA Cannabis Rally, held just before 4/20 on April 19, gathered speakers, activists, musicians, artists, and supporters together at Nay Aug Park in Scranton to discuss cannabis legalization and decriminalization across the United States, but particularly in Pennsylvania, where medical marijuana legislation is currently being debated. Learn more about the rally in Episode 22 […]

 Rich Howells

Wilkes-Barre Cannabis Reform Rally to be held at Kirby Park

Wilkes-Barre Cannabis Reform Rally to be held at Kirby Park

As polls across the country continue to show growing support for marijuana legalization, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Cannabis Network and the Keystone Cannabis Coalition are planning a rally for cannabis reform for Saturday, Sept. 27 at 1 p.m. at Kirby Park (160 Market St., Kingston). The focus of the Wilkes-Barre Cannabis Reform Rally will be the […]