Controversy Around Pennsylvania's Medical Marijuana Permits
Offit Kurman Attorney Joe Kelly Interviewed by 6ABC
"I think there is a lot of concern out there that there is a lot of behind the scenes politicking with this stuff," he said.
For example: the Chairman of Berks County's Franklin Labs - which obtained one of the licenses - is Governor Tom Wolf's former Secretary of Policy and Planning, John Hanger.
Prime Wellness of Pennsylvania, another entity approved for a permit, lists Chase Lenfest, son of philanthropist Gerry Lenfest, as a principal and financial backer.
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