Medical Marijuana

How a Philly Medical Pot Operator Is Dealing With the Coronavirus Outbreak

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Medical marijuana dispensaries made Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's list of businesses considered essential to remain open as the state works to contain the coronavirus outbreak.

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For Blythe Huestis, vice president of retail operations for Jushi/Beyond Hello, that has meant helping her company figure out how to stay open and create a safe environment for customers and staff.

"It's an ever-changing and evolving issue," Huestis said. "It really important that we are open and operational for patients who need their medicine." has more on how Jushi/Beyond Hello and other dispensaries are dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.

Jushi/Beyond Hello operates four local medical marijuana dispensaries — two in Philadelphia, one in Bristol Township, and one in West Chester — and three in other parts of the state. It has a total of about 100 dispensary employees at those sites.

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