Employee Spotlight: Eric

Employee Spotlight: Eric

Take a moment to get to know Eric, one of our Floor Managers! Eric loves being a part of the medical marijuana community and says his favorite part is that “I love everyone’s willingness and excitement to share their experiences  We are all working together to research and discover, the benefits and uses for these

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Terpene of the Month: Bisabolol

Terpene of the Month: Bisabolol

Bisabolol is a sweet and delicate floral terpene with hints of spice and cinnamon. Besides being found in cannabis, bisabolol can be found in chamomile, South American candeia trees, and several other floral plants. Similar to chamomile, bisabolol exhibits soothing properties and even has been shown to provide pain relief. Due to the chemical nature

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The Joy of Sox

The Joy of Sox

Did you know the number one requested clothing item at homeless shelters are socks? Every year, thousands do not have access to basic necessaries like socks. Shelters may provide warm clothing, food, lodging, but not socks. This lack of socks rapidly evolves into a larger concern. Extensive foot problems, as well as frostbite, gangrene, and

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Product Spotlight: Bubble Hash

Product Spotlight: Bubble Hash

Solventless, full spectrum, pure Bubble Hash is an carefully curated concentrate that leaves behind little to no residual solvents. To make bubble hash, the harvested buds are first frozen, then soaked in ice water. Next, the frozen buds are agitated and filtered through filtration bags with small, mesh holes. The frozen trichromes break apart more

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Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma, which is often called the “sneak thief of vision” is recognized in many states nationwide as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana. How can cannabis help those with glaucoma? There are multiple types of glaucoma, which is generally caused by deterioration of the optic nerve, leading the fluid build-up in the front of the

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Grower Spotlight: GTI Pennsylvania

Grower Spotlight: GTI Pennsylvania

Cannabis giant GTI is this month’s Grower/Processor. In addition to operating in Pennsylvania, you can find this G/P in four other states. GTI is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, where they were founded in 2014. Having undergone a tremendous amount of growth in a very short period, they have came to PA to provide high quality

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Terpene of the Month: Linalool

Terpene of the Month: Linalool

Linalool is a relaxing terpene that can be described floral, similar to lavender, with a hint of spice, possibly due to the aroma created when mixed with myrcene. This pungent terpene can also be found in lavender, mint, cinnamon, and coriander. The sedating effects of linalool make it extremely beneficial for patients suffering from anxiety,

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Physician Spotlight

Physician Spotlight

Meet Dr. Sara Abbruzzi, a board certified and medical marijuana certifying doctor, located in King of Prussia! She joined Herbal Wellness Rx in November 2018. This is a group of 3 female physicians working to help patients gain access to medical cannabis. Much of her experience stems from her background in palliative care, where she

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Nearly 13,000 women are diagnosed each year, and nearly 79 million more Americans are living with human papillomavirus, or HPV. HPV can come in different types, which can cause infections like genital warts and can even cause cervical changes that lead to cancer. Although cervical cancer is the most

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Brandywine SPCA

Brandywine SPCA

Each month, Keystone Shops features a local charity that positively impacts our community. This January, learn about the awe-inspiring mission behind Brandywine Valley SPCA and see the difference they have made. In 2018, Brandywine Valley placed 12,973 animals in homes and had a total of 13,598 spay/neuters. Brandywine Valley SPCA is a no-kill, open admission

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What’s the Difference Between Sativas and Indicas?

What’s the Difference Between Sativas and Indicas?

If you are a medical marijuana patient, the chances are that you have heard of the terms sativa and indica. So what are they? Sativas and indicas are terms used to classify different strains of cannabis plants. The difference between sativas and indicas is chemical, due to their different terpene profiles. Terpene profiles of a

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Choosing Your Strain

Choosing Your Strain

Choosing Your Strain Finding a strain that works well for you can be challenging and even frustrating at times, but here are some tips and tricks to look for. Sativa, Hybrid, or Indica? Contrary to popular belief, this is not the best way to find your strain. Why? Because 95% of all strains are some

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