Solevo Wellness, a medical marijuana dispensary based in Pittsburgh, PA, hosted a medical marijuana educational event for healthcare professionals on Monday, October 16 th , at the Hyatt House in SouthSide Works.
Michael Backes, the author of Cannabis Pharmacy: The Practical Guide to Medical Marijuana, led a course on the medical uses of cannabis and was available for questions afterward. The course explored topics including how cannabis interacts with the body’s receptors, administration approaches, and qualifying medical conditions.
“With hundreds of new studies published every year, the field of cannabis medicine is evolving at an extraordinary pace. This presentation provides healthcare professionals with the very latest evidence concerning the informed use of medical marijuana as a therapeutic options, while incorporating the latest harm reduction techniques,” said Backes.
Guests at the event were able to network, enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres, and learn and discuss how medical marijuana is an emerging remedy for many conditions.
Based on a new law called Act 16, signed by Gov. Tom Wolf on April 17, 2016, medical marijuana is protected for registered patients and their physicians. Solevo Wellness will operate three medical marijuana dispensaries in Western Pennsylvania. Their Pittsburgh dispensary is opening January 2018 and will be located at 5600 Forward Avenue, Squirrel Hill, PA 15217. Following dispensaries will be in Butler County, PA and Washington County, PA.
Solevo Wellness is a medical marijuana dispensary based in Pittsburgh, PA, dedicated to providing medical marijuana relief solutions for Pennsylvanians certified with serious medical conditions such as intractable pain including arthritis, and other serious medical conditions including glaucoma, cancer, autism, Parkinson’s disease, MS, IBS, and HIV/AIDS. Founded by leading physicians, pharmacists, and medical professionals, Solevo offers personal, professional care, and quality medical marijuana products.