The history of the cannabis movement is forever enmeshed with compassion and care for the critically ill. To endure and manage critical and chronic illnesses is a hardship mentally, physically and financially.
Ben Emerson had never tried cannabis edibles before his birthday in April. He was raised in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, which he left five years ago, and marijuana was “this thing that I had never really even thought that I was allowed to do,” he said. “And then I’m like, ‘Wait, I can actually make up my own mind about this.’”
NEW YORK and TORONTO – July 31, 2020 – TerrAscend Corp. (CSE:TER; OTCQX: TRSSF) (“TerrAscend” or the “Company”) today announced that it has officially opened its seventh retail dispensary location. The new 4,200 square foot Apothecarium dispensary, located at 2312 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA (“The Apothecarium Berkeley”) is the company’s fourth California dispensary, and TerrAscend’s seventh dispensary nationwide.
NEW YORK and TORONTO, June 30, 2020 // – TerrAscend Corp. (“TerrAscend”) (CSE:TER, OTCQX: TRSSF), a leading North American cannabis operator, today announced that it will officially open its third retail dispensary location in Pennsylvania on July 6, 2020. The newly renovated, 5,000 square foot Apothecarium medical dispensary is located at 2701 Lincoln Hwy East, Thorndale, PA. (the “Apothecarium Thorndale”).
This week, [Lancaster, Pennsylvania] added an award-winning dispensary to its revitalized downtown commerce area, The Apothecarium….Greg Rochlin, CEO of Ilera Healthcare, said that The Apothecarium Lancaster retains the warm and modern aesthetic that made The Apothecarium in San Francisco popular, but translates it for the local market.
Kyle Shaughnessy is the Sales and Education Coordinator at The Apothecarium in San Francisco. He was first introduced to cannabis in graduate school, and immediately noticed a shift in his attitude and anxiety. “I was pleasantly surprised to discover how it alleviated my dyslalia, a speech disorder I’ve suffered from my entire life, which manifests in a hesitation, or stutter.
‘Tomorrow’s 4/20 will probably be the busiest day we’ve ever had here at the Apothecarium’ said Eliot Dobris a spokesperson for the dispensary. ‘It’s on the weekend, it’s fully legal in the state of California, so we are expecting a lot of people to turn out.’
From the chandelier to the art gallery to the carefully selected furniture and exquisite detailing, The Apothecarium’s palatial flagship location (2029 Market St, Upper Market) sets the style bar high and is the standard by which other dispensaries are judged—including its satellite locations in the Marina (2414 Lombard St.) and SoMa (527 Howard St.)
“The three Apothecariums sprinkled throughout the city represent the high-end future of cannabis. Each one recalls the lobby of a stylish, boutique hotel or extremely fancy dermatology office. The Castro location even won Architectural Digest’s award for best cannabis space in the country. If you’re looking for 1-1 consultations with a knowledgeable budtender in a location that makes you feel like stoner royalty, this is your jam. Not only do they offer impeccable service, but the organization is committed to community engagement — it hosts education events for healthcare professionals and medical patients and has donated more than $350,000 to local nonprofits since 2011.”
TerrAscend Corp. (CSE: TER; OTCQX: TRSSF) (“TerrAscend” or the “Company”) a leading North American cannabis operator, today announced it will open its award-winning Apothecarium (“The Apothecarium”) branded dispensaries in two Pennsylvania locations; one in Lancaster and a second in Plymouth Meeting.
TerrAscend Corp. (CSE: TER; OTCQX: TRSSF) (“TerrAscend” or “the Company”), the first and only global cannabis company licensed for sales in Canada, the US, and the EU, today announced it has closed on its previously announced acquisition of Pennsylvania-based Ilera Healthcare, one of five permitted vertically-integrated cannabis cultivator, processor, and dispensary operators in the state.
TerrAscend Corp. (CSE: TER; OTCQX: TRSSF) (“TerrAscend” or “the Company”), the first and only global cannabis company licensed for sales in Canada, the US, and the EU, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Ilera Healthcare (“Ilera”), one of five vertically-integrated cannabis cultivator, processor, and dispensary operators in Pennsylvania…
“TerrAscend Corp. (CSE: TER; OTCQX: TRSSF) (“TerrAscend” or the “Company”) has closed a series of transactions to acquire the California operations of the award-winning retail dispensary brand known as “The Apothecarium”….
TerrAscend Corp. (CSE: TER; OTCQX: TRSSF) (“TerrAscend”) today announced the signing of definitive securities purchase agreements facilitating a significant investment in three entities in California operating the award-winning retail dispensary brand known as “The Apothecarium”….
California Blog Boutique Spotlight: Oaksmith Highland Rolling Trays Have you seen these cool new rolling trays in our SF Dispensaries? Dominique Tutwiler was born and raised in Oakland, California. All Oaksmith products are designed and hand crafted in the Richmond district of San Francisco. The Apothecarium’s Boutiques are exclusive stockists of the Highland Rolling …
California Blog Thanksgiving at The Apothecarium “THANKS” for Stopping By… We know Green Wednesday at our Castro Dispensary was a blast, but look, try and enjoy your Thanksgiving too, ok? Hopefully you got something from Legion of Bloom to make your in-laws a little funnier, but IF NOT we are open from 9am-3pm today! …
California Blog Everything You Need to Know About Green Wednesday! BOGO 50% Off Legion Of Bloom Carts & Pods! Legion of Bloom is putting on an epic five day sale at all our SF dispensaries, and kicking it off with a party in the Castro on Green Wednesday, 11/27 from 3-9pm. There will be …
California Blog Featured Artist: Wendy Ackrell Wendy is a painter, fiber artist and writer who has lived in San Francisco for over 20 years. Her passion is exploring abstraction in various visual arts in concert with the power of language Now showing at our Market Street dispensary: Women’s Work by Wendy Ackrell. These pieces will …
Danyol Leon is a San Francisco-based, multidisciplinary, Latinx artist that has been active in the Bay Area arts community for over 16 years. He has hosted over 30 solo exhibitions at venues like SF AIDS Foundation’s Strut, The W Hotel, San Francisco, Counterpulse and Nickelodeon Studios; and has participated in extensive group shows at venues like SOMArts Cultural Center, 111 Minna, and The Center for Sex and Culture.
“Every two weeks, like clockwork, I see a patient I’ll call ‘Renee.’ When I first met her, she had a fairly severe case of social anxiety. She was missing her kids practices and performances — and the resulting isolation…”
Her current work explores difficult emotions, such as pain and sadness. She uses a muted palette with a vibrant background for maximum impact. Ms. Pollak-Lewis’ current cody of work explores the concepts of RAGE in response to our shared human experience during this time.
Windows for Harvey is a neighborhood-wide celebration honoring Harvey Milk around the time of his birthday on May 22. Participating neighborhood merchants and artist-designers will create installations inspired by Harvey and his legacy.
“Even though cannabis is legal in California, lots of our members are looking for discrete ways to use it. A few months back I helped a middle aged woman who is also a mother. She was looking for something…”
“Now showing in our Castro Dispensary Gallery: Pocho by Danyol Leon. Danyol, who is both an artist and one of our Patient Consultants, creates works of art inspired by his Latinx heritage ‘utilizing Mexican foods as canvases – a visceral attempt to reconnect with the ways of my family. All food items were purchased at local, Latinx owned grocery stores in the Mission.’”
Dorothy Parker famously joked that the two most beautiful words in the English language are “check enclosed.” But today, we’ve got a much, much better word: “REMISSION.” Sara Payan came to The Apothecarium as a stage III colon cancer patient…”
“Some of our older patients still can’t quite believe they can purchase cannabis legally. I helped an older woman recently who told me what it was like to smoke cannabis back in the 60’s in Greenwich Village. ‘Just finding a dealer was a challenge…”
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis used to treat the symptoms of conditions such as epilepsy, nausea, pain, inflammation, anxiety, depression, neurodegenerative disorders, opioid withdrawal and PTSD. CBD has also demonstrated a potentially pivotal role in battling adverse side effects of chemotherapy and has shown promise in inhibiting growth in certain types of tumors.
Sara Payan came to The Apothecarium as a stage III colon cancer patient while she was in the midst of chemotherapy. She ended up becoming part of our family — as a Senior Patient Consultant and our Public Education Officer.Now in remission — Sara has helped thousands of patients from behind the counter of The Apothecarium and through her classes, speeches and outreach to health care providers.
Cannabinoids are chemical compounds that activate cannabinoid receptors on cells that repress the release of neurotransmitters in the brain; simply put, they are naturally occurring psychoactive chemicals. Terpenes are a class of organic compounds which occur naturally and are found in many plants and some insects.