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What is Synthetic Marijuana? (5 Things You Should Know)

What is Synthetic Marijuana? (5 Things You Should Know)

What is synthetic marijuana?  This term may be new to some, but others may have recently heard about this dangerous and often abused product. Synthetic marijuana is most commonly referred to as Spice or K2 in media reports. There are five important things you should know about synthetic marijuana including what it is, what it looks like, how it’s used, its effects on the body, and its street names.

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Thank You For 6 Months of PA Medical Marijuana

Thank You For 6 Months of PA Medical Marijuana

It’s August 15th, which means it’s officially been 6 months that the PA medical marijuana program has been providing a new choice for relief! We were the first Pittsburgh dispensary to open and we’re having a (half) birthday celebration to look back on where we’ve been and thank our patients for pushing us to get even better.

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How to Store Medical Marijuana (Including Dry Leaf)

How to Store Medical Marijuana (Including Dry Leaf)

Are you wondering how to store medical marijuana products properly? There are a few key elements to consider when storing cannabis for any short or extended period. Overall, cannabis is best when stored in a cool, dark place. Well-stored cannabis products can last a very long time without sacrificing degradation and quality. Now that dry leaf medical marijuana has officially been released, patients may have questions surrounding the care of this new form of medical marijuana. There are certain key elements to consider, as well as general tips, for how to store medical marijuana products.

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Dry Leaf Medical Marijuana Release in PA – Get the Details!

Dry Leaf Medical Marijuana Release in PA – Get the Details!

Dry leaf medical marijuana is almost here! This new form of will be available to patients beginning August 1st and will roll out to all dispensaries across the state throughout the month. With the new program launch, there are some noteworthy details to be aware of.

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When Will Flower be Available in PA? (Details Inside)

When Will Flower be Available in PA? (Details Inside)

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?

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The Fast Track Line is Going Digital – Sign-ups Start Today

The Fast Track Line is Going Digital – Sign-ups Start Today

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!

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Medical Marijuana Class is in Session on Wednesday, June 27th – HIV/PTSD

Medical Marijuana Class is in Session on Wednesday, June 27th – HIV/PTSD

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.

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What Are Terpenes?

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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.

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The 2018 Pittsburgh Medical Cannabis Conference Starts Tomorrow

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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.

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First Clinical Trial Could Show Medical Marijuana Helps Children with Autism

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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.

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