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PA Medical Marijuana

A Pennsylvania medical marijuana center of excellence.

Studies have shown that medical marijuana can assist patients suffering from certain serious medical conditions by alleviating pain, increasing appetite, and improving their quality of life.

Is medical marijuana legal in PA?

Yes, medical marijuana is protected for registered patients and their physicians based on a new law that was signed by Gov. Tom Wolf on April 17, 2016. This new law is called Act 16 and is designed to create a safe and regulated system for access to medical marijuana for patients with qualifying conditions.

What kinds of products are available?

Medicinal marijuana is delivered to the bloodstream using inhalation, oral, and topical methods of administration. At this time, the following products are allowed under PA medical marijuana laws. As the industry changes, Solevo is committed to staying in the vanguard of medical marijuana.

Inhalation

Inhalation is the fastest-acting method of administration other than intravenous injection. When inhaled, the active ingredients of marijuana pass directly into the bloodstream from the lungs. Peak blood levels are achieved within 5-20 minutes, and the pharmacological activity is typically within 3 hours.

Oral administration

Oral administration is a slower-acting method because the active ingredients of marijuna must pass through the gastrointestinal tract during digestion before entering the bloodstream. Pharmacological effects occur in 30-90 minutes. Oral administration also alters the chemistry of therapeutic ingredients by “first pass” metabolism in the digestive tract. PA medical marijuana laws specifically prohibit any edible forms to be dispensed, allowing only oils, tinctures, and capsules by oral administration.

Topical

Topical forms are typically used as creams or lotions to treat localized pain and discomfort, delivering active ingredients to the bloodstream through the skin. Examples are topical lotions and balms.

Recommend Solevo Wellness

If you’re eligible, and would like to include medical marijuana as part of your treatment, ask your doctor to recommend medical marijuana and Solevo Wellness™. Your doctor must be registered with the Department of Health.


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