Blackbird

Keystone Shops will be updating our online ordering service to the new and improved Blackbird! These changes are being made because our previous online ordering system, Baker, will no longer be supported. This blog post contains everything you need to know about the change! Click here to sign up Sign up Create an account using […]

Autism Friendly Holiday Recipes

Holidays Used to Suck: Autism, Food Allergies, Special Diets, Medical Cannabis  By Erica Daniels, Author of Cooking with Leo: An Autism Family Cookbook https://www.cookingwithleo.com/  and Founder of Hope Grows for Autism https://www.hopegrowsforautism.org  Holidays Used to Suck… Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. I grew up with a Jewish mother and an Italian father. Cooking […]

Top Terpenes for Patients with Autism

Author: Katie Finkle If you’ve been to a Keystone Shops or checked out our menu, you may be familiar with those three colorful dots that are next to all of the different strains of products we carry. As many of you already know, those dots indicate the strain’s terpene profile, and the terpenes that are […]

Autism and Medical Marijuana

By: Katie Finkle Autism, or Autism Spectrum Disorder, is an extremely common disorder, with an estimated 1 in 59 children diagnosed in the United States currently. However, Autism (also referred to as ASD), presents in a wide range of subtypes, accompanied by a variety of different sensory sensitivities, medical issues, and mental health issues. Despite […]

Medical Marijuana and Anxiety Disorders

Author: Katie, Dispensary Technician The addition of anxiety disorders to the growing list of Pennsylvania’s qualifying conditions for medical marijuana is a huge deal. This allows medical marijuana to be accessible to a larger portion of the population, and it’s truly amazing to consider how many new patients may be able to find some kind […]

Medical Marijuana Certification Event

Join Keystone Shops & Herbal Wellness Rx for not just one, but TWO certification events taking place on Saturday, November 16th! All certifications are discounted for this event! New patient certifications cost $125 and re-certifications are $50. Cash only, please. Remember to bring your PA state-issued ID and documentation of medical condition. Philadelphia Where: Hip […]

Safe Vaping

Author: Katie, Dispensary Technician Pennsylvania Department of Health’s Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine has released a statement on vape safety, which can be found here: Department of Health Provides Update on Lung Injuries Associated with Vaping, Urges Caution and Awareness Illnesses and deaths linked to vaping have been ever-present in our news-cycle, both for tobacco and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]