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Zack Duncan

Zack Duncan began working with Solevo in the fall of 2017 as a digital marketing and SEO consultant. Zack leads a small digital marketing company called Root and Branch and is the Digital Marketing Executive in Residence at the University of Pittsburgh.

Since working with Solevo, Zack has changed from being a medical marijuana skeptic to become a defender of patients who use medical marijuana products. He has been repeatedly convinced by firsthand experience with patients, such as those who successfully use medical marijuana to transition away from heavy painkillers such as opioids.

Zack has a genetic heart condition called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and a snazzy implanted cardiac defibrillator. While he has not ever used marijuana products himself, he supports the rights of patients who do. He is grateful for the opportunity he’s had to work with the Solevo Wellness team.

Associated Posts

All About Terrapods from Terrapin

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Terrapin Pennsylvania is shaking up the cannabis industry with their vaporizer pods, terrapods. With their main goal to provide access to affordable products for medical marijuana users, TerraPod offers medical marijuana users the highest-quality products at a price that won’t break the bank. But what is exactly is a TerraPod? And what makes it unique […]

How to Get A Medical Marijuana ID Card in Pennsylvania

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As of the beginning of 2020, over 150,000 Pennsylvania residents have registered for the state’s new medical marijuana program.  That number is growing. However, some patients do still have questions about how to get PA medical marijuana ID card needed to purchase medical products from dispensaries like ours. process. One of the most common questions […]

Marijuana For PTSD Treatment

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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 […]

PA Dispensary Prices: Now Lower at Solevo

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There are now over 250,000 registered patients in the PA Medical Marijuana program and 147,000 active MMJ card holders. One thing that we often hear from our MMJ patients is a desire to see lower PA dispensary prices. While likely not to the degree that all would wish, we are seeing prices come down. Here’s […]

A Change for the Greensburg Dispensary

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The Greensburg dispensary will be taking a different path than the Squirrel Hill and Cranberry area dispensaries. Get the details and what it means for our patients.

Thank You For 6 Months of PA Medical Marijuana

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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 […]

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

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[The contents of this post are no longer current. Effective 3/25/20, Solevo Wellness is launching an Online Reserve system that allows patients to reserve medical products in advance of their visit] The Fast Track line is going digital. The Fast Track line has been a work in progress at Solevo since it launched in May. […]

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

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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 […]

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.

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.

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 […]

Low Inventory at Solevo and Dispensaries Across the State (2018)

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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.

First Pittsburgh Dispensary Opens Today!

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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 […]

Can Medical Marijuana Help End Opioid Addiction?

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October 2017, President Trump ordered the Department of Health and Human Services to classify addiction to opioids as a public health emergency.  However, his original promise was to call the American opioid addiction epidemic a national emergency, a far more serious designation. What does this declaration mean for healthcare providers? As long as they prescribe […]

Pittsburgh Dispensary Update

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Pittsburgh is about to get its first medical marijuana dispensary. The Solevo Wellness location in Squirrel Hill is on track to open its doors in January. The team is growing with 10 hires already in place, including new General Manager Rocco Levine. WTAE caught up with Rocco and COO Sam Britz for a progress update […]

The Pennsylvania Pain Society Focuses on Pain Management and Medical Marijuana

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Solevo Wellness recently attended the 2nd annual meeting of The Pennsylvania Pain Society held in Hershey, PA from December 8 – 10.

Medical Marijuana and Opioid Addiction: Promising Signs for Patients

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The United States in general, and Pennsylvania in particular, are currently in the middle of an opioid addiction and overdose epidemic.  To help combat this, dispensaries like Solevo Wellness will provide medicinal marijuana as a healthier pain relief alternative for qualified patients. This can lower the risk of opioid addiction and cut down on tragic […]

Pittsburgh Dispensaries Face Hurdles But Solevo on Track for Early 2018 Opening

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Some Pittsburgh medical marijuana groups are facing operational challenges, but Solevo remains on track to open our Squirrel Hill dispensary in February 2018.

20 Licensed Medical Marijuana Physicians in Southwest PA – See the List!

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The Pennsylvania Department of Health has updated its list of licensed medical marijuana physicians. Is your medical professional on the list yet?

The PA Medical Marijuana Patient Registry is Now Open!

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The Pennsylvania Department of Health has opened the medical marijuana patient registration portal! There are 4 steps that qualified patients must take to obtain PA medical marijuana. The second step is still pending additional information from the Department of Health, but now is a great time to start preparing. Read on below: