On April 17, 2016, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed the Medical Marijuana Act into law. The new set of laws made Pennsylvania the 24th state in the U.S. to legalize medical cannabis. The Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program will be administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Under their review, the Program will grant licenses to growers, producers, sellers, doctors, and patients. Although the new laws technically went into effect in May 2016, it will take another 18 to 24 months before the Program is up and running. In the meantime, this article will cover everything you need to know about how to qualify for medical marijuana in PA. As soon as the Program is fully operational, you’ll be all set to get your medical marijuana card.