MEDICAL ADVISOR

Andrew Bucciarelli, BS, PharmD, RPh

Dr. Andrew Bucciarelli, BS, PharmD, RPh is a licensed pharmacist and certified medical marijuana practitioner through the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Dr. Bucciarelli graduated from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA with a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree and from Robert Morris University in Moon Township, PA with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

Pharmacy Career:

For the past twelve years, Andrew has played an important part in the pharmacy community. He first got his start in pharmacy as a certified technician where he helped process and fill prescriptions for patients. This experience was the foundation of his pharmacy success as he went on to become a registered pharmacist and was quickly promoted to pharmacy manager.

Medical Marijuana Industry:

Andrew started his medical marijuana career with Solevo Wellness – a multi-dispensary medical marijuana company based in Pittsburgh, PA where his focus is to educate patients on how to use medical marijuana safely and effectively. He is a member of the International Society of Cannabis Pharmacists. He uses his pharmacy schooling, previous pharmacy experience, and medical marijuana research to deliver patient consultations. Over the years he has had patients both young and old that have benefitted greatly when using medical marijuana.

Licensing and Certification:

Dr. Bucciarelli is licensed through the Pennsylvania Department of State to practice pharmacy and is a certified medical marijuana practitioner through the Pennsylvania Department of Health. He has a professional license to administer injectables and is part of a COVID-19 vaccine support team to provide vaccinations to better protect the community.

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