The state of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program approved dry leaf form back in mid-April, and since then everyone has been wondering the same thing – when will flower be available in PA?
The Fast Track line is going digital.
The Fast Track line has been a work in progress at Solevo since it launched in May. We implemented the new system to address concerns from some of our regular patients who wanted a faster option to get their medical products from the dispensary. The current process is paper-based. It works, but it was never designed to be the long term solution. We’ve been hard at work behind the scenes to prepare a new digital system to make the process simpler and faster, and we’re now taking sign ups!
Interested in learning more about medical marijuana and HIV or PTSD? Now is your chance to do so by joining us at the next Solevo Wellness medical marijuana education event on Wednesday, June 27th. Solevo Wellness is presenting an ongoing series of educational programs so you can learn more about a healthier future. Our second event will focus on HIV and PTSD, and how medical marijuana can be used to provide relief for people affected by these conditions.
This free event will be held from 6pm – 9pm in our Community Room at Solevo Wellness on Wednesday, June 27th. You can visit our events page to get more details and register for an educational and interactive evening at our dispensary.
Terpenes are the fragrant oils that give cannabis its distinctive flavors and smells, ranging from citrus to pine, to berry, and mint. These organic compounds provide aroma and flavor not only in cannabis but also a variety of other organisms, including herbs, fruits, and plants. And they do more than simply provide scent.
The 2018 World Medical Cannabis Conference & Expo starts Thursday, April 12th and will run through Saturday, April 14th. The Solevo Wellness team will be in booth #413 where there will be complimentary neck and shoulder massages and other giveaways.
Did you know that April is National Autism Awareness Month and that the 10th annual World Autism Awareness Day is Monday, April 2nd? As we get ready to change the calendar, we’re especially grateful to be located in Pennsylvania, the only state that currently has approved medical marijuana for helping to treat autism. While we wait for additional states to approve treatment (Minnesota joining in July), we are staying as informed as we can and particularly keeping tabs on an encouraging clinical trial that could document the benefits that medical marijuana can have.
As many of you know, we’ve been dealing with low inventory which has made life frustrating for some of our patients. The purpose of this post is to communicate what’s going on, the reasons behind it, and how we expect it to be fixed.
Due to limited inventory, our hours over the next few days have changed. We are working with our grower/processor to get a shipment in early next week, and we will provide updates when that happens. Hours for the next several days are listed below.
Sunday 2/18: 11-4 – Appointments only (no walk-ins)
Monday 2/19: Closed
Tuesday 2/20: Closed (we are normally closed Tuesdays)
Wednesday 2/21: 10-8 – Appointments only (no walk-ins)
Thursday 2/22: 10-8 – Appointments & Walk-ins
Our normal hours are listed here.
Thanks to all of you who have offered your kind words, patience, and support. We’re so glad to be finally be open.
On September 1, 2017, the New York Times published a letter by former Marine sergeant Thomas James Brennan that supported medicinal marijuana use. Brennan used his personal history with Traumatic Brain Injury to make his point. The medication he was initially given was a mix of prescription opioids and antidepressants. They briefly numbed him, but never fully relieved all his symptoms. Then they stopped working altogether, a signal that his body had become tolerant of the prescribed doses. He faced a choice of getting higher doses of dangerous and addictive medicine — or looking for another option.
Today, our dispensary in Pittsburgh opens its doors to the public for the first time! The building will be open between 2:00 – 4:00.
All those who are interested are welcome to see a first for Pittsburgh and for all of Allegheny County. The 7,000 square foot dispensary, which is located at 5600 Forward Ave in Squirrel Hill, is “a cross between a pharmacy, a doctor’s office and a jewelry store”, according to COO Sam Britz. The environment was constructed to echo Solevo’s commitment to high clinical standards and medication quality. It is also designed to be highly secure, to provide the highest level of safety for patients and for the community at large.
We expect our medicine to arrive next Thursday, 2/15. Prior to that, visitors can see the facility and meet the team on the days listed below.