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Oro Valley's Only Licensed Medical Marijuana Dispensary, Catalina Hills Care, to Open June 25

Catalina Hills Care will serve patients in Oro Valley, Marana, and surrounding areas

TUCSON, Ariz., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Catalina Hills Care, an Oro Valley dispensary located in the Rancho Vistoso Plaza, has been granted approval to operate by the Arizona Department of Health Services and will begin serving patients next week. The newest dispensary in Southern Arizona is located at the intersection of First Avenue and Tangerine Road and has the advantage of providing a premium experience in this upscale location.

Catalina Hills Care in Oro Valley will initially be open Tuesday to Saturday from 9am to 5pm. The dispensary has been designed to provide an engaging environment and patients will be informed about the different strains of medical marijuana for treating their conditions. Just like prescription pharmaceuticals or over-the-counter medications, there are several different types of medical marijuana. Patients seeking this complementary medicine will also have the option to receive educational materials containing medical uses, side effects, and contraindications. The knowledgeable and friendly staff at Catalina Hills Care will drive the patient experience.

The price range at Catalina Hills Care will include medium-grade and top-shelf medical marijuana. The dispensary will have digital menus to showcase strain-specific information and simplify the selection process for patients.

Every year, Catalina Hills Care will commit a percentage of its proceeds to patient programs as well as other non-profit and charitable organizations that support the dispensary's mission. The dispensary will look for opportunities to invest in research and treatment efficacy studies affiliated with state universities. Catalina Hills Care will continuously work to improve patient services and implement energy-efficient techniques. The directors of the dispensary have distinct backgrounds including commercial crop production, crop protection and fertilizers, healthcare information technology, administration, and retail sales.

Catalina Hills Care is one of the few dispensaries that accept debit cards.

Don't have a medical marijuana card?

The following medical conditions qualify a patient for medical marijuana in Arizona:

  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Hepatitis C
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Crohn's disease
  • Agitation of Alzheimer's disease
  • A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or the treatment for a chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition that causes:
    • Cachexia or wasting syndrome;
    • Severe and chronic pain;
    • Severe nausea;
    • Seizures, including those characteristic of epilepsy;
    • Severe or persistent muscle spasms, including those characteristic of multiple sclerosis

Additional information for prospective patients

Catalina Hills Care dispensary address:
12152 N. Rancho Vistoso Blvd., #C-140
Oro Valley, AZ 85755

Opening date:  June 25, 2013

Sign up

Patients who would like to visit Catalina Hills Care should sign up for updates at the dispensary website:

http://www.catalinahillscare.com