"I'm a new medical marijuana patient in Philly and this is Philly proper's first dispensary. I've never been to a medical dispensary before, only having visited Denver shortly after full legalization, for reference, but both experiences have been and, in the case of Restore Fishtown....now currently is blowing my mind. For me, an experienced cannabis consumer, having all the info, the menus, posted online and visible at the dispensary to be great; I can do all my research ahead of time and ask questions while I'm there. I've only visited twice so far and in both cases my experience was empowering. The thing, for me, is to be able to feel safe and empowered to make choices during purchase....choice is freedom, but in the 420 way, not the Fahrenheit 451 way.....to know what I'm getting, to have intelligent conversations about it with the staff and others. The environment at Restore is set up for this....the memory of my first visit will always be emblazoned on my brain as something someday I will put in a movie: it's that significant for me. Well done Restore Fishtown and well done PA MMJ program!!!!!!!!!!!!"
"I Visited the dispensary last night and once more I was reminded of just how little I actually know about marijuana. I’ve been using it for medicinal and recreational purposes for over 3 decades. I currently suffer a host of in-treated physical injuries... Multiple instances closed head trauma resulting in a never ending bout of post-concussion syndrome, traumatic brain injury (frontal lobe) and all of that fun stuff that goes along with it. Tim made me feel welcome and secure in my understanding of what I needed and about the quality of their products... I had been suffering for a little over a month with absolutely no relief what-so-ever. Autonomic Neuropathy, adrenal and lymphatic disorders along with massive trauma to my muscle-skeletal system and an appendix that feels like a nuclear reactor gone critical... I gotta tell you... not so good of a feeling =) Relief was instantaneous... I haven’t used it recreationally for over a decade now. Strictly medicinally. My definition of that is using as little as possible in order to quiet the storms within me... Standard Farms (Indica Mazar), Terrapin ICAN (Juliet’s Poison) & Cresco (island Sweet Skunk) All three aided me greatly in defeating pain, nausea, anxiety, etc... with very little effort on my part. This place is great... A+ across the board."