Employee Spotlight: Austin

Employee Spotlight: Austin

Meet Austin, our dispensary technician! On or off the clock, he loves being a part of the medical marijuana community due to the sense of acceptance and belonging he receives. Within the cannabis industry, Austin loves learning new things about medical marijuana every day. His personal favorite strain is Lemon Cookies, although he generally prefers

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Eagles Autism Challenge

Eagles Autism Challenge

Join us as we support the Eagles Autism Challenge! Started in 2018, this annual event hosted by the Philadelphia Eagles raises funds and awareness for autism research. Last year, over 3,300 people participated and over 2.5 dollars million was raised for research. All throughout April and May, we will be fundraising for team Keystone Shops!

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What is World Autism Day?

What is World Autism Day?

Celebrated every year on April 2nd, this day is recognized and raises awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Since the creation of this internationally recognized day in 2008, a theme is selected each year by the United Nations. In 2019, the theme is “Assistive Technologies, Active Participation” and focuses on the great impact that assistive

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Employee Spotlight: Nicole

Employee Spotlight: Nicole

Meet Nicole, one of our dispensary technicians! Nicole joined our team because she wants to help our patients find what works best for them. Her favorite part about working in the cannabis industry is hearing/seeing about patient’s life improvement since making the switch or adding MMJ to their regime. When asked if she prefers sativa,

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Terpene of the Month: Humulene

Terpene of the Month: Humulene

Humulene has a earthy, woody, and spice aroma, and along with myrcene and pinene, is one of the most herbaceous and powerful terpenes in contributing to aroma. Besides being found in cannabis, this essential oil can be found in clove, basil, sage, and black pepper. One of the more surprising benefits of humulene is its

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Employee Spotlight: Zach

Employee Spotlight: Zach

Meet Zach, our helpful Operations Manager! Zach joined our team nearly a year ago because he wants to help patients find the products that work best for them. His favorite part about working in the medical marijuana industry is “it is very rewarding when customers come in and tell us that we helped them achieve

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Grower/Processor Spotlight: Moxie

Grower/Processor Spotlight: Moxie

Name: Moxie/PurePenn Located: McKeesport, PA Founded: 2015 Operating in: California, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania Contact: contact@purepenn.com Meet Moxie, the West-coast based G/P. In 2017, Moxie teamed up with PurePenn, a local company of like-minded PA business leaders. Together, they forged Moxie/PurePenn, a G/P, with a goal to exceed all expectations. One of the ways Moxie plans

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The Women’s Center of Montgomery County

The Women’s Center of Montgomery County

The Women’s Center of Montgomery County is a volunteer-powered organization with a focus on eradicating domestic violence and abuse. Since it was created in 1976, this foundation has provided a 24-hour domestic violence hotline, elder, individual, and group counseling,legal services, and much more support. With over seven offices across Montgomery County, the reach of the

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Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month. It is thought to affect more than 2.3 million people across the globe. Multiple Sclerosis, or MS, is an immune-mediated process in which the body’s immune system begins to target the central nervous system, CNS. This caused inflammation in the brain and the degradation of something called myelin, as

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The Difference between THC and THCa

The Difference between THC and THCa

Chances are, your product contains some THC. THC is one of the most prolific cannabinoids found in cannabis. However, medical marijuana products are comprised from a range of plant compounds. In addition to THC, patients will find their product contains cannabinoids in lesser amounts. One cannabinoid, THCa, has a similar appearance to THC but isn’t

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Employee Spotlight: Heather

Employee Spotlight: Heather

Our last February birthday this month belongs to our Devon Office Manager, Heather! Prior to working for Keystone Shops, Heather worked for a recovery center. We asked her what she likes most about working in the cannabis industry and she said, “What I like the best working in the cannabis industry is, coming from a

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What to Expect on Your First Dispensary Visit

What to Expect on Your First Dispensary Visit

Medical marijuana has shown growth in many states in recent years. Over 60 percent of Americans favor legalizing and 31 states have implemented a medical marijuana program. At Keystone Shops, we see many different types of patients. Some may be parents. Others are grandparents and seniors seeking its medical benefits. Countless medical patients are successful,

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