Massive multistate operators similar to Jushi and, most notoriously, Arizona-based Harvest Inc., have sought to construct market share by taking working management of firms that underwent an awfully aggressive course of to win the unique permits. Harvest bragged to buyers early this yr that it managed permits for 21 shops in Pennsylvania, six greater than allowed, as a result of it received permits utilizing barely totally different names. The Division of Well being, which had beforehand congratulated the corporate, then threatened to strip Harvest of all its permits if it couldn’t show they have been awarded to impartial firms. Harvest relented and returned two of the much less fascinating permits to the state.