Terpenes 101

Author: Katie Finkle When the average cannabis consumer goes to buy cannabis, the furthest they may look into their strain selections is sativa, indica, and hybrid. While there is certainly nothing wrong with knowing you’re an indica guy, there is a deeper level that patients can look at to explore which strain may have the […]

Medical Marijuana Educational Event: How to get your card & pick products!

Curious about the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana program? Wondering how to find products that work? Interested in obtaining your medical marijuana license? Join us on Wednesday, October 9th to learn all about the PA medical marijuana program! You’ll discover how to find products that work for you, learn what makes cannabis a medicine, and get the […]

Keystone Kares: Linda Creed Breast Cancer Foundation

This month, Keystone Shops is supporting the Linda Creed Breast Cancer Foundation. This foundation is based in Philadelphia and serves women, men, & their families living across the Delaware Valley. Linda Creed Breast Cancer Foundation has been operational for over two decades, and is funded completely by private sources and granting agencies. It is the […]

Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Flower Shortage

As many of our patients are already aware, there has been a state-wide flower shortage, contributing to less available product and smaller menus. Unfortunately, this shortage is taking place across all of PA.  Why is there a flower shortage in PA?  There are two reasons. First, in December 2018, Phase 2 of the PA medical […]

Flying Samaritans: Charity of the Month

The Flying Samaritans are a group of physicians, nurses, dentists, pilots, translators and others who offer medical assistance and education to the people in rural areas of Mexico, free of charge. With four primary missions- primary care, specialty care, education and emergency care- the Flying Samaritans can only practice in areas with no doctors, unless […]

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness

Authors: Katie & Morgan, Dispensary Technicians Falling under Pennsylvania’s approved qualifying conditions, Chronic Pain and Movement Disorders, Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is a genetic disorder that affects the part of the nervous system that controls voluntary muscle movement by affecting the motor nerve cells in the spinal cord. There are four types of SMA, and […]

Medical Marijuana for PA Senior Citizens

Author: Wendy, Dispensary Technician If you are a senior citizen, you are among the fastest growing demographic groups using medical marijuana. I am Wendy: the most senior tech at Keystone Shops. I share some of the ailments and limitations as many of our senior patients, as well as a low tolerance for medications. Permit me […]

Your First Visit to a Dispensary

Author: Katie, Dispensary Technician Regardless of how long cannabis has been around, how long people have been using it, and how much this industry has grown, the world of medical cannabis can still be completely foreign both to the public and new patients. Even for seemingly seasoned cannabis users, there can still be a lot […]

Introduction to CBD

Author: Katie, Dispensary Technician It seems like CBD products are popping up everywhere. Some may have seen CBD oils and bath bombs sold at wellness shops, while others may have seen some more unique products like CBD ice cream and CBD make up. Because of its well-advertised connection to marijuana, it’s hardly a surprise that […]

What is a Nectar Collector?

Hello and welcome friends, For those who don’t know me, I’m Nicole! I’m a technician and patient at Keystone Shops. This is my first blog post for Keystone, so please bear with me while I refine my writing voice; those who know me will understand that my normal silliness may not translate well in this […]