Governor Wolf signed Senate Bill 446 to give the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) regulatory authority to license or certify recovery homes that receive public funds or referrals from state, county, or federal agencies.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced GTI Pennsylvania, LLC, Montour County, and Pennsylvania Medical Solutions, LLC, Lackawanna County, have been approved to begin growing and processing medical marijuana at their facilities.
With thousands of people fleeing the aftermath of natural disasters earlier this year in the southeastern U.S. and Puerto Rico, Governor Wolf announced the release of a new resource guide from the departments of Education, Health and Human Services to help school districts and communities welcome and assist those who have been displaced.
Governor Wolf vetoed Senate Bill 3, the anti-choice legislation that would severely limit women’s reproductive rights and health care options.
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that it will complete more oil and gas drilling site inspections in 2017 than in 2016, as a result of a GO-TIME project that replaced years of paper forms with a mobile app.