Organic Remedies becomes the first carbon free PA medical marijuana organization

Partnering with Carbonfund, Organic Remedies has been certified a net-zero carbon emissions company.

We are proud to announce that we have officially been certified carbon neutral by Carbonfund’s Carbonfree Certification Program. Organic Remedies becomes the Commonwealth’s first in the industry to be certified carbon free. Carbonfund is leading the fight against climate change, helping individuals, businesses, and organizations to reduce and offset their climate impact. Through its rigorous assessment, Carbonfund determined Organic Remedies generates 1626.5 tonnes of CO2e which will be offset through global forestry projects.

Certified Net Zero Carbon

“Organic Remedies is proud to become the first in the state to be certified carbon neutral in our industry. As one of the leading medical marijuana organizations in PA, we understand our responsibility is to not only produce quality products, but also to do so in a way that does not harm the environment. We have always cultivated our plants through natural, organic farming practices. Offsetting our carbon emissions is another step we are taking to reduce the strain on the environment and protect our planet for generations to come. We are strongly committed to our sustainability initiatives and focused on responsible consumption and production,” said Organic Remedies CEO Mark Toigo.

Organic farming practices have been utilized since the facility opened in 2020. These practices include collecting and reusing rainwater so there is no runoff; capturing CO2 from its boiler and reintroducing the CO2 to enhance the plants; integrated pest management using bio-control pests; planting thousands of trees surrounding the property. As part of Organic Remedies conservation efforts, it also uses efficient LED lighting systems to reduce power consumption.

“Our name tells the story. We are Organic Remedies, and we strive to maintain organic farming practices during every phase of cultivation and manufacturing of our products. Protecting our planet Earth is important to our patients, to our employees, and for the benefit of future generations,” said Toigo.

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Organic Remedies is also working to reduce waste by offering its products in biodegradable bags and recyclable packaging.

To complement the company’s environmental focus, Organic Remedies will be celebrating Earth Day, Sat. April 22, by handing out free white pine tree seedlings at pop up events at its dispensaries and several other planned community events. The OR team believes that protecting the environment is everyone’s responsibility and that planting trees can make a significant impact in reversing the global climate crisis.

For more information about Organic Remedies environmental sustainability initiatives, click here.

Carbon Free Partner Certificate

New Product Line Through Exclusive Partnership with Former Steelers Linebacker Ryan Shazier

Partnering with former Steelers linebacker and NFL Pro Bowler Ryan Shazier, Organic Remedies has introduced the product line to help patients improve their quality of life by managing pain, anxiety, and depression.

Shazier’s miraculous journey after undergoing spinal stabilization surgery two days after being injured while making a tackle during the Dec. 4, 2017, game at the Cincinnati Bengals is well-known among Steelers fans, and indeed throughout the NFL community. What many may not know is that Shazier benefitted from the use of medical marijuana as he worked to regain his mobility following his injury. Shazier said his unique brand of medical marijuana products will help others succeed in achieving their wellness goals.

“I was looking for a safe, natural alternative to opioid pain medications during my rehabilitation and recovery. Medical marijuana provided me with a restorative healing that allowed me to manage the pain through a difficult time in my life. I am thrilled to be working with Organic Remedies to cultivate and produce affordable, premium medical marijuana strains that have been selected specifically to help patients live their best life,” said Shazier.

The Steel City Greats Ryan Shazier brand is initially introducing four premium strains of dry leaf flower, including Shazier #50, Shalieve, Walking Miracle, and Speed available in 3.5g. Going forward, additional manufactured products will be added to the product line, including vape cartridges, topicals, and capsules.

“Organic Remedies is honored to partner with Ryan on launching this exciting brand to Pennsylvania patients. Together, we are working to help more patients with serious illnesses live a better quality of life and experience the restorative healing of medical marijuana. Ryan’s story is one of triumph. He is a true champion in so many ways, and we are delighted to help our patients achieve their own victories throughout their personal wellness journey,” said Organic Remedies President Eric Hauser.

Ryan Shazier - Steel City Greats Product Line

In 2020, Shazier founded the Ryan Shazier Fund for Spinal Rehabilitation to support others going through similar injuries. Shazier says a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the Shazier brand products will be contributed to the fund.

For more information about the Ryan Shazier brand products, visit

About the Ryan Shazier Fund for Spinal Rehabilitation

The mission of the Ryan Shazier Fund for Spinal Rehabilitation is to give those with spinal cord injuries and their caregivers the support, resources, and funding they need to live independent and meaningful lives. To learn more, visit

John Ervin Clark

John Ervin Clark • Navy • 1952 – 2021 •
Born March 1952.
Passed away December 2021.
Spouse Sharon L Clark.
Children – Melissa Hurley and Michael Clark.
Grandchildren – David Hurley, Alexander Hurley, Jacob Hurley, Arianna Clark, Leanna Clark.

Organic Remedies donates more than $22,000 to support Pennsylvania Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children

Funds raised during company’s first annual PA CASA golf tournament support the important work of the Pennsylvania Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children.

Organic Remedies, a medical marijuana cultivation and research organization based in south central Pennsylvania, has raised $22,008.40 to support the Pennsylvania Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children. PA CASA is a state-wide nonprofit whose mission is to grow, strengthen, and unite local CASA programs so they can ensure the overall safety, well-being, and forever home of every abused and/or neglected child in Pennsylvania. Through supporting the existing network of affiliated local CASA programs, building new CASA programs, as well as providing training, technical assistance, and continuous quality improvement, PA CASA is able to offer abused and/or neglected children a better life.

More than 100 golfers, including business partners and other medical marijuana industry representatives, participated in the golf outing held at Carlisle Country Club on Sept. 23. Funds were raised through golf registrations and other golf activities. The company presented its $22,008.40 charity donation during a check presentation on Nov. 22 at Carlisle Country Club in Carlisle, Pa.

(Left to Right) Eric Hauser, President, Organic Remedies; Ryan Simpson, CFO, Organic Remedies; Tammy Royer, COO, Organic Remedies; Jennifer DeBalko, CEO and President, PA CASA; Mark Toigo, CEO, Organic Remedies; Kelly Light, Former President, Board of Directors, PA CASA; Rick McBride, Facilities Director, Organic Remedies

“No child living on this earth should ever have to fear their life at home, questioning whether they will eat that day and/or be abused by family members. We are proud to support PA CASA in aiding children and giving them the chance to have a better life. We hope that our contribution can advance training and create new programs to help children secure a safe and permanent home,” said Mark Toigo, CEO, Organic Remedies.

"We are more than grateful for Organic Remedies and their significant contribution to support our mission ‘to grow, strengthen, and unite local CASA programs so they can ensure the safety, well-being, and forever home for every abused and/or neglected child in Pa.’ With 22 local programs serving 28 counties across the state, there is still much work to be done, and this donation will go a long way in advancing our training and creating new programs in Pennsylvania,” said Jennifer DeBalko, CEO and President, PA Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children. “Thank you, Organic Remedies.”

Organic Remedies donates $20,000 to support Pennsylvania breast cancer survivors and their families

Funds raised during company’s third annual breast cancer campaign support the important work of the pennsylvania breast cancer coalition.

Organic Remedies, a medical marijuana cultivation and research organization based in south central Pennsylvania, has raised $20,000 to support the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition. PBCC is a local nonprofit that supports and serves breast cancer survivors and their families in Pennsylvania through educational programming, legislative advocacy, and breast cancer research grants.

Organic Remedies’ month-long campaign in October raised funds through in-store donations offered by patients and by contributing a portion of the proceeds from select Organic Remedies brand medical marijuana products.  The company presented its $20,000 campaign donation during a check presentation on Nov. 16 at PBCC headquarters in Lebanon, Pa.

Presenting check to PA Breast Cancer Coalition
(Left to right) Jennifer Pensinger, Executive Director, PBCC; Kealey Glass, Communications Specialist, Organic Remedies; Mary Werdebaugh, Director, Community Outreach, Organic Remedies; Daniele Yanich, Community Outreach Coordinator, PBCC.

“Breast cancer affects thousands of women and their families in Pennsylvania each year. We are proud to support the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition in helping women currently battling breast cancer and hope that our contribution can help advance the research to find a cure for this tragic disease,” said Mark Toigo, CEO, Organic Remedies.consultations at all Organic Remedies dispensary locations.

During the campaign, Organic Remedies also provided a “pink” light show at its cultivation facility in Carlisle. The “Take Your Top Off for Breast Cancer” light show generated breast cancer awareness and increased donations.

The company’s LED lights, used in the cultivation of medical marijuana, created an impressive display in the night sky several weekends during the month.

“We are truly grateful to Organic Remedies for its significant contribution in support of our mission,” said PBCC Community Outreach Coordinator Daniele Yanich. “More than 14,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in Pennsylvania this year alone. This gift will allow the PBCC to provide free care packages, personalized patient advocacy, educational programming, and breast cancer research grants across the state. Thank you, Organic Remedies, for bringing us closer to our ultimate goal of finding a cure for breast cancer now… so our daughters don’t have to.

Cancer is one of the qualifying conditions approved by the PA Department of Health for medical marijuana therapy. Many women undergoing breast cancer treatment are finding relief through products available at Organic Remedies. For more information on medical marijuana therapies for those battling breast cancer, expert pharmacists are available for free consultations at all Organic Remedies dispensary locations.

James Russell Huggins

James Russell Huggins • Navy • 1944 – 2004 • Vietnam • He is survived by his wife Anna Huggins, 5 children, and many many grandchildren. He served in Vietnam War. He was then employed at the army depo base until he retired. He left this earth due to cancer. He was the sweetest man to anyone that crossed his path. He would of given his last penny to someone else in need. I am his youngest daughter. He never talked about the war. He was also commander at Steelton legion. He is buried at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

Gregory M Strayer

Gregory M Strayer • Army, Navy • 1964 – • Greg enlisted in the Navy right out of high school. He sailed the Mediterranean as a fuel specialist on the USS Nimitz. He later went on to do split service and enlisted in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. To this day he is an avid supporter of every branch of military.

Robert F. Murphy

Robert F. Murphy • Army • 1921 – • WWII France-Sergeant-Infantry • Robert F. Murphy received a Purple Heart for wounds received in France in June, July and August of 1944.

Thomas R. Snelson

Thomas R. Snelson • Navy • 1972 – • Dessert Storm, Dessert Shield, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Global War on Terrorism • Proud to Serve. Enjoyed my military service, been around world, defend my country, defend my family.

Harry Andrews

Harry Andrews • Navy • 1943 – 2021 • My father served on the USS Kitty Hawk. He was part of the Phantom F-4. He was an amazing husband to my mother for 57 yrs. My Hero and mentor.

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