GP Spotlight: Calypso

Name: Calypso Enterprises Located: Erie, PA Founded: July 2018 Operating in: Pennsylvania HQ: Erie, PA Contact: info@calypsoerie.com After a family member needed medical marijuana and had to seek treatment out of state, founder Samuel P. “Pat” Black III acknowledged the need to advocate for Pennsylvania patients seeking alternative relief. Thus, he created Calypso Enterprises. In July 2018, Calypso was […]

How to Use Tinctures Topically

Let’s talk tinctures! While some patients are big fans of them, others may have not tried them yet. Typically, tinctures are consumed sublingually (under the tongue), but they have a topical application to them as well! Tinctures can be a great option for targeting localized pain, making topicals stronger, and for making your own topicals. […]

Beyond THC & CBD: Other Cannabinoids You Should Know

When we talk about cannabinoids, we mostly talk about THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol). It makes sense of course; THC and CBD are the most abundant cannabinoids found in marijuana and of all the cannabinoids we know the most about them. That being said, there are numerous other cannabinoids that are found in marijuana, and […]

GP Spotlight: Franklin Labs

Name:  Franklin Labs Located: Reading, PA Founded: 2016 Operating in: Pennsylvania  Contact:  info@franklinlabspa.com Franklin Labs is a Pennsylvania based grower/processor with a primary focus in providing only the highest quality product to PA residents in the PA medical marijuana program. They stress the strongest desire to help relieve patients who face debilitating health issues through medical marijuana and […]

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 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 […]

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