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Farmacy wants to ensure our patients experience the best results when first using cannabis to treat specific medical ailments. Please refer below on how to safely administer medical marijuana.

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Poor Appetite, PTSD, Chronic Pain, Insomnia, Anxiety, PMS, Glaucoma, Depression, Arthritis, Inflammation, Nausea, ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), Alzheimer’s, Crohn’s Disease, Fibromyalgia, HIV-related peripheral neuropathy, Huntington’s Disease, Incontinence, Multiple Sclerosis, Pruritus, Tourette Syndrome.



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Enjoy the medicinal benefits of medical marijuana without combusting flowers, Farmacy’s patients can choose from over 100 different products, specifically designed for ailments and easy consumption.

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At Farmacy we care about your safety. Patients with no exposure or unknown tolerance to THC should start with a low dosage. Begin dosing at home in a safe and comfortable environment. Please refer below and talk to your Farmacy Budtender for more information.

Average sized people should begin with a low dosage of THC

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A slightly larger person may require a larger dosage

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There is a variety of products available at Farmacy. We suggest patients new to medical marijuana should start slow with lower dosage products, such Tinctures & Capsules. Talk to your Farmacy Budtender.

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After medicating wait for 2-3 hours to see how you feel. Depending the effects, you can choose to sample another low dosage.
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Wait for another 2-3 hours to again, gauge how you feel. Repeat the process.
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Repeat these steps daily / as often as possible to begin introducing your body to metabolizing THC. For some patients their tolerance will increase in a matter of a couple weeks, for others, it may require 1-2 months.
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Once a patient has built up a tolerance to THC and can easily metabolize it, they can then begin safely using more potent products, such as THC Phoenix Tears (500mg THC, per 1ML), etc. Start slow, when dosing Phoenix Tears patients should start by placing a minuscule amount of the concentrate (1/4 of a grain of rice) onto their gums. After medicating, follow the dosing steps above.