Columbia Care Further Expands Pennsylvania Presence with Opening of Dispensary in Allentown
NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Columbia Care LLC (“Columbia Care”), the nation’s largest and most experienced medical cannabis company, announces the opening of an additional medical cannabis dispensary in Pennsylvania. The new dispensary, located at 3025 W. Tilghman Street in Allentown, will begin serving qualifying patients on Dec. 17, 2018. The location is Columbia Care’s third dispensary in Pennsylvania, complementing its Scranton and Wilkes-Barre dispensaries.
“The addition of this third Pennsylvania dispensary further substantiates Columbia Care’s exponential growth and validates our ongoing commitment to expanding accessibility and availability of pharmaceutical-quality cannabis-based medicines for more patients,” said Nicholas Vita, chief executive officer of Columbia Care. “We are proud to serve patients throughout Pennsylvania, and we remain devoted to safety, product consistency and delivering an exceptional patient experience. We are grateful for the support provided to us by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and are honored to begin serving the Allentown community. We look forward to continuing to improve the lives of patients and their families by ensuring ease and convenience at this new location.”
Consistent with the Company’s vision and mission, the Pennsylvania dispensaries are designed with patient access, safety and comfort in mind. The Allentown location will be staffed by a dedicated team, including a licensed pharmacist, trained to provide the highest level of professionalism, compassion, confidentiality, security and respect to the patients they serve. Leveraging its operating experience and the nation’s largest repository of patient data gathered from its national dispensary networks, Columbia Care pharmacists provide educational resources and counseling to help patients understand the various formulations and delivery applications to determine an optimal dosing regimen, improving efficacy and outcomes.
To access Columbia Care Pennsylvania’s state-licensed dispensaries, patients must be deemed eligible by a certified practitioner and be registered with the Pennsylvania Department of Health. State certified patients are encouraged to schedule an appointment at any Columbia Care Pennsylvania location during business hours and are welcome to visit our website (https://col-carepa.com) for additional information. Patients can also speak to a Columbia Care Pennsylvania representative at (484) 838-7900 during business hours.
About Columbia Care Pennsylvania
Columbia Care Pennsylvania has dispensaries in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre and Allentown, which offer a comprehensive assortment of sublingual tinctures, capsules, concentrates, pain creams, transdermal patches and vaporization pens and cartridges in high THC, high CBD and equal THC:CBD doses. Columbia Care Pennsylvania provides discounts to veterans, seniors and those on social security disability insurance, Medicaid or Medicare. For more information on Columbia Care Pennsylvania and current product offerings, please visit https://col-carepa.com.
About Columbia Care
Columbia Care is the nation’s largest and most experienced manufacturer and provider of medical cannabis products and services. The Company is licensed in highly selective and regulated jurisdictions and has completed more than 750,000 successful patient interactions since its inception. Working in collaboration with some of the most renowned and innovative teaching hospitals and medical centers in the world, Columbia Care is a patient-centered healthcare company setting the standard for compassion, professionalism, quality, caring and innovation for a rapidly expanding industry. For more information on Columbia Care, please visit www.col-care.com.
Josephine Belluardo, Ph.D.
LifeSci Public Relations
Released December 13, 2018