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Solevo Wellness medical marijuana dispensary will reopen its doors in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood as planned Wednesday, but no product is available for patients.
“It’s a day-to-day basis at this moment,” General Manager Rocco Levine told the Tribune-Review. “It’s been rough to turn down the patients without any medicine. Everyone is crossing their fingers.”
Solevo has been closed because of a lack of inventory — a problem that’s impacting other dispensaries in Pennsylvania. Only one of the state’s 12 licensed marijuana growers, Cresco Yeltrah, is shipping to retailers.
Cresco Yeltrah spokesman Jason Erkes said deliveries will resume this week.
During the shortage period, Levine said patients can still visit Solevo for consultations and meetings with a pharmacist. He also plans to hold a public, informational session about medical marijuana from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday.
Medical marijuana dispensaries opened in Pennsylvania on Feb. 15.
One local grower and processor, PurePenn in McKeesport, expects to deliver medical marijuana products by mid-April.
PurePenn CEO Gabe Perlow said part of the current supply problem is that the state