765 Kidder Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Mon-Sat: 10am – 6pm
Medical Cannabis Dispensary
PA patient or caregiver certification required
Columbia Care PA partners with Pennsylvania’s finest medical marijuana growers to offer a product line that merges industry-leading cannabis cultivation standards with cutting-edge pharmaceutical quality technology. Each product is precision engineered to deliver laboratory-tested cannabis medicine in a variety of formats and symptom-specific formulations. Scroll down for the current selection at our Wilkes-Barre dispensary.
How do I become a medical marijuana patient in Pennsylvania?
If you live in Pennsylvania and have a qualifying medical condition, you must obtain a medical marijuana recommendation from a Pennsylvania-licensed physician and apply for a medical marijuana card from the Department of Health. Please visit our Get a Card page for step-by-step instructions on how to become an approved patient.
What are the qualifying conditions for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania?
Patients diagnosed with any of the following conditions are eligible to participate in Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program:
¿Se les permite a los pacientes cultivar marihuana medicinal?
No. Home cultivation is not permitted in Pennsylvania.
¿Cuánta marihuana medicinal debe tomar un paciente?
La dosificación depende de las necesidades del paciente individual y puede variar mucho. Los pacientes que experimentan dolor crónico severo pueden consumir varias dosis moderadas a fuertes por día, mientras que los pacientes que buscan ayuda con el apetito o el sueño a veces solo requieren una dosis única más pequeña al inicio de los síntomas. Brindamos a nuestros pacientes instrucciones sobre cómo ajustar cuidadosamente la dosis para lograr el efecto deseado.
Cómo será protegida mi privacidad?
Patient records will be maintained by your doctor and the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Strict rules protect the privacy of these records, including the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996. Your identity and patient status in the medical marijuana program may never be disclosed to anyone without your prior authorization. We take patient privacy very seriously are will gladly answer any questions or concerns you have about this important issue.
What does science say about medical marijuana?
La comunidad científica ha estudiado ampliamente la marihuana medicinal y se sabe mucho sobre los beneficios terapéuticos de la planta de cannabis. Americanos para un acceso seguro tiene algunos recursos excelentes disponibles en línea para pacientes y médicos que desean aprender más sobre la ciencia de la marihuana medicinal, incluida una selección de folletos sobre el uso de la marihuana medicinal para tratar afecciones específicas. También recomendamos este artículo del Dr. Sanjay Gupta en CNN que escribe sobre how he became a strong supporter of medical marijuana after researching the issue in depth. Columbia Care PA is committed to providing our patients with up to date research and important developments.
¿De dónde viene la marihuana medicinal?
All medical cannabis is produced in Pennsylvania at one of a few licensed cultivation centers. These facilities are carefully regulated by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and must follow strict guidelines to ensure product safety. Dispensaries may not acquire marijuana products from any source other than the licensed and regulated facilities.
Nunca he estado en un dispensario de marihuana medicinal. ¿Como funciona?
A medical cannabis dispensary is a simple, secure facility designed to provide access for patients to receive their medicine in a safe, welcoming environment. Qualified patients or their caregivers must present their state-issued ID cards at the door. No one else is permitted to enter the establishment other than registered employees attending to the facility. Once inside, visitors are greeted by a friendly staff who are happy to answer questions about the medicine and to help the patient make decisions based on their individual health needs. The patient or caregiver then makes their selection, purchases the medicine, and exits. Security staff monitor events inside and outside the facility.
Do Pennsylvania dispensaries accept medical cards from other states?
No. Only Pennsylvania-issued medical marijuana cards are accepted at Pennsylvania dispensaries.
What medical marijuana products are permitted at Pennsylvania dispensaries?
Pennsylvania law allows medical marijuana to be dispensed in the form of dry leaf for vaporization, pills, oils, topicals (gels, creams, ointments), tinctures, and liquids. Smokeable forms are not permitted.
Is there a list of doctors who can approve patients for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania?
Yes. The Department of Health provides a list of approved practitioners.
que formas de pago aceptas?
We currently accept cash only. There is an onsite ATM for your convenience.
¿Qué descuentos se ofrecen?
We currently have discounts available for SSI/SSDI/Medicare, Veterans and person of age 65+. Please inquire at the dispensary for more information.