The Third Annual Mind, Body, Spirit Healing Expo will be held this weekend and Dispense Magazine is excited to be a part of the event again this year. We will be on hand both days, Saturday, Sept. 28 and Sunday, Sept. from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., offering information and handing out copies of the newest print issue. 

We’ll be hosting a panel discussion at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept 28. The topic is “Getting a Mental Health Diagnosis for Medical Marijuana Certification” – a discussion about the mental health issues that are qualifying conditions in PA’s medical marijuana program. Topics will include detailed info about anxiety, PTSD, insomnia, and other issues. Panelists include a mental health professional, Sara Makin of Makin Wellness; an anxiety patient and medical cannabis expert, Chad Rodman of Medical Marijuana Solutions; and a pharmacist from a local dispensary, Richard Greer, Pharmacist at Solevo Wellness. The discussion will be hosted by Sven Hosford, Founder and Publisher of Dispense Magazine. If you have any questions about the process or the stigma of getting a diagnosis for a mental health condition, this discussion is for you.

Visitors to the Expo will have direct access to hundreds of products and services as this weekend of inspiration will be packed with more than 100 vendors offering everything from Reiki, Tarot, and Reflexology to Animal Healing, Paranormal, Naturopathy, Crystals, and Holistic Living. There are more than 20 mini-lectures, seminars, and presentations planned for the event including many inspiring, comforting and illuminating speakers covering a variety of topics.

Walk and experience the 40’x40’ Labyrinth, visit and enjoy the Himalayan Salt Room, and spend some quest time in the Intention Garden.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to watch (and smell), Erik Asher, a disabled Veteran who is featured in our newest issue and on our most recent podcast, and two of his friends press legal cannabis and hemp flower. They will be demonstrating how to TRIPLE the yield of cannabis flower with the use of the rosin press.

There will also be a special available for those interested in getting their Medical Marijuana card. Medical Marijuana Card Certification will be offered at a discounted price of $99, which does not include the $50 fee for the PA Department of Health. Normal costs for certification can be as much as $250, so don’t miss this opportunity! Schedule your appointment by calling one of the following:

  • Compassionate Clinics of America, Dr. Monika Juszczyk & Dr. Jack Zimmerly, 888-372-0325
  • Greenleaf Compassion, Dr. Vera Sherman, 412-462-6001

Admission for the event is $10/day or $15 for the weekend, and kids 12 and under are admitted at no charge. Tickets will be available at the door. The admission fee includes all mini-lectures, seminars, and presentations, and attendees do not need to worry about reserving a seat. However, the fee does not include Heavenly Messages With Reverend Marjorie Rivera or the 

Gallery Reading, which is $40. Call 724-837-4223 to reserve your seat for the Gallery Reading.

For more information, call Kelly Simon Event Management at 724-837-4223 or visit  Kelly Simon Event Management.

You can also check out their Facebook Page for updates and information.

This event is held in the South Hall of the Monroeville Convention Center, located at 209 Mall Boulevard, Monroeville, PA 15146.