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Health Care

In agreement with state, cannabis company gives up dispensary permits

Harvest of Northwest PA in New Castle and Harvest of North Central PA in Shamokin, have voluntarily given up their medical marijuana dispensary permits in order to allow the dispensaries’ parent company, Tempe, Arizona-based Harvest Health & Recreation, to move forward with the opening of four other Harvest dispensaries around Pennsylvania, one of which is in Harrisburg.

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Rite Aid announces new CEO

Rite Aid Corp. announced Monday morning that a new leader has been found to run the embattled company, taking over management immediately. Heyward Donigan, a longtime executive in the health care industry, will serve as Rite Aid’s CEO and join the board of directors.

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Central Pa. projects receive millions in state grants

More than two dozen projects in Central Pennsylvania were awarded millions of dollars in matching grants from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP), supporting both public and private construction and renovation projects across the state. The local grants are part of a broader package of grant awards $275 million for 214 projects statewide.

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Guest view: Cannabis contains seeds of economic growth

It’s evident the cannabis industry is growing, thriving and impacting the economy in ways we have only just begun to comprehend. Last month, the York County Economic Alliance hosted our Economics Club breakfast series on the economics of the cannabis industry, featuring two industry leaders, Green Thumb Industries and Groff North America.

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