Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program has generated more than $500 million in sales since it began operating two years ago, according to state data.

At an advisory board meeting Wednesday morning, program director John Collins announced the sales numbers and said about 147,000 Pennsylvanians are now certified to purchase medical marijuana, the Associated Press reported.

After the first year of operation, there were about 116,000 people enrolled in the program and revenues were about $132 million.

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Michael Tanenbaum ~ PhillyVoice.com

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