Updated: May 17, 2020
Synchronicity Holistic is much more than a cannabis dispensary, it’s a beautiful and luxurious destination for both experienced cannabis users and those who may be interested, but have limited knowledge about how to use the plant in their health and wellness routine. Located in the picturesque Carmel-By-The-Sea city within Monterey Bay, our one-of-a-kind wellness hub is offering a unique way to get in touch with a community of experts who can show you the best way to introduce cannabis and CBD products into your lifestyle and wellness routines.
A Welcoming Space for Luxury Cannabis and Education in Carmel, CA
Synchronicity Holistic offers the best in medical grade and adult-use products in a luxury setting. We believe that it is our responsibility to fully educate our community about the science of cannabis. Through our outreach program we strive to provide the most advanced information for medical cannabis therapies designed to relieve various ailments including cancer, anorexia, AIDS, chronic pain, cachexia, persistent muscle spasms, seizures, including but not limited to, those associated with epilepsy, severe nausea, glaucoma, arthritis, migraines, and other chronic or persistent medical symptoms that substantially limit the ability of the person to conduct one or more major life activities.
Our Founder’s Remarkable Experience with Medical Cannabis
Our founder, Valentia Valentine (Piccinini), has been an icon in our community. A native of California, Valentia began her career in the commercial real estate industry where she served businesses through the Central Valley for over 25 years. Valentia has spent a lifetime giving back to the many charities and she has become synonymous with philanthropy on the Monterey Peninsula. Valentia has raised over $14.5M for Make-A-Wish and other local non-profits on the Monterey Peninsula including Multiple Sclerosis (CCQLP), Parkinson’s, Hospice Giving, Kinship Center, Monterey County Food Bank, Women’s Gathering, CASA, Transitional Veterans, Boys & Girls Club, Rancho Cielo, California Partnership for Youth (CPY), AIM, Meals on Wheels, and many other local organizations.
In 1989, after suffering from symptoms that her doctor first thought to be a brain tumor, Valentia received the diagnoses that would forever change her life: Multiple sclerosis, an unpredictable and often disabling disease of the central nervous system. This was a devastating diagnosis for an older mother and career professional. But Valentia refused to be a victim of the diseases and instead, began to learn as much as she could about MS and treatment protocols. From traditional Western medicine to Chinese Herbal medicines, Eastern philosophies as well as mind and body practices, Valentia became a self-taught expert and holistic health advocate. Her efforts focused on ways to minimize MS symptoms, slow the progression of the disease and reduce the possibility of serious relapses.
Valentia’s experience with medical cannabis was nothing short of remarkable. While she struggled with the stigma and shame of a drug that was associated with the “Just Say NO” campaign, she couldn’t deny the amount of relief she was experiencing: less pain, more manageable inflammation, improved sleep and most of all, improved mobility. Although she never smoked a joint, she found great relief using alternative methods of delivery including tinctures, topicals, capsules, edibles, and concentrates. Once confined to a wheelchair because of the crippling effects of MS, her energy and zest for life returned as she was engaging in life more fully - she was walking again with a walker and now with only a cane. Valentia was compelled to educate and heighten awareness for the local patient communities and felt a passion and determination to open a cannabis-focused wellness center to help free others from the pain, anxiety and sleeplessness coupled with various disease states.
The significant results of Valentia’s usage of cannabis coupled with her intrinsic nature to help others, she realized that she needed to give back and change the public perception of medical cannabis. She attended conferences in CO, WA, OR, Israel, and panels at Stanford, USC, UCLA, became a voracious reader on the subject, and a member of the NCIA, CannaMed, National Hemp Association and Women Now Association, but she felt compelled to do more.
Synchronicity Holistic Today
After nearly a decade, Valentia’s determination to educate the community dealing with chronic pain started her cannabis activism and she worked tirelessly to open Synchronicity. After being defeated in 2010 and 2014 by the Monterey City Council, Valentia applied for the first Mutual Benefit Non-Profit Corp from the State of California and was the first to get licensed to sell cannabis by in-home consultation and delivery. Pioneering medical cannabis in the city of Monterey, she started Synchronicity Holistic in September 2014 and became dedicated to bringing top quality lab-tested medicine and care to the Monterey Peninsula’s patient community, including children and seniors.
COVID-19 and Dispensary Pickup/Delivery Orders
We want you to feel safe and well coming to visit us and picking up your medicine. Our dispensary is now offering curbside pickup or delivery options. Call us to coordinate pickup, and delivery is available on purchases of $50 or more with valid ID. Clients can call ahead and coordinate curbside delivery and also come in the store for a consultation with experienced professionals. We are very flexible so please give us a call: (831) 624-9042.
We aim to educate our community about the science of cannabis. Through our outreach program we provide the most advanced information for medicinal cannabis therapies designed to relieve various ailments. We are proud to offer quality, lab-tested cannabis products and wellness solutions, while prioritizing the safety of our members, our employees, and our community. Stop by and say hello!
Synchronicity Cannabis Dispensary is open 10-7pm Sunday to Thursday and 10-8pm Friday and Saturday. Please contact us at (831) 624-9042 or visit us at 26390 Carmel Rancho Ln Suite 4 Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923.
License #: C10-0000637-LIC