Cannabis for PTSD

PTSD

PTSD, or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, is a mental condition that has many different symptoms and many different causes. It is a condition that is a result of experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event. That event may be sudden like a car wreck, or it may have been sustained trauma, like domestic abuse, or serving time in a war zone. … Read More

Cancer Awareness: Managing Symptoms with Cannabis

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Many of us know someone who has been affected by cancer. It is a diagnosis that is life changing. The FDA has not approved cannabis as a treatment for cancer or its side effects though many people have found increased comfort when using cannabis as an adjunct therapy with allopathic medicine.  Cannabis has not … Read More

Tips for a Healthy Fall

In New Mexcico tis’ the season for biscochitos, posole, pumpkin patches, and falling leaves.  As we settle into autumn, now is a good time to focus on self-care to best enjoy the season. Cannabis Considerations During colder months we recommend strains rich in the terpene ocimene, like Ghost Train Haze. Terpenes are the pungent oils that give each strain of … Read More

What is THC-A?

You’ve probably heard a lot about THC. It is the psychoactive cannabinoid in cannabis that makes you feel intoxicated in addition to other beneficial mental and physical effects. But what about a lesser known cannabinoid called THC-A (THCA)? THC-A is NOT psychoactive. The major benefit of this raw form of THC is that it has less risk of intoxication. It … Read More

Verdes Hard Candy: Discover the Possibilities

How sweet it is! Pain management, anxiety control, and general comfort are available in small, discrete, and delicious candy thanks to cannabis edibles. Our new Verdes hard candies are just the thing for lasting comfort during the day or throughout the night. Are you sensitive to THC? If so, you probably don’t need to eat a whole 10 mg piece … Read More

Why Rotating Your Cannabis is Best: A Discussion on Tolerance

Cannabis is a complex plant that is still being researched for its medicinal qualities. While all of its affects are not fully understood, some clear and positive outcomes are immediately apparent once you begin experimenting with ingestion and serving amounts. One of the trickiest parts of your cannabis journey will be your body’s fluctuating responses to THC and CBD intake. … Read More

Versatility in Oil: A Deeper Look into Concentrates

Cannabis is a highly adaptable form of medicine. You can find and tailor your own care regimens based on how you wish to consume cannabis and knowledge of how each method effects your body and mind. Oil, also known as concentrates, is one of the many ways that cannabis takes shape to provide you with its many health benefits. Did … Read More

How to Care for your Pet on the Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is a time for barbecues and horseshoes, games and, of course, fireworks. While we all look forward to good food and fun times, our pets have a vastly different experience. They have no way of knowing that the loud bangs and explosions, the bright flashing lights, and the acrid smell of burning gunpowder are a celebration, … Read More

Preserving Terpenes: Low Temps for Great Effects

The word is out: terpenes are in! But what are the benefits of terpenes and how can you get the most of out of them? Let’s start with the basics: What are terpenes? Terpenes are pungent oils produced by a variety of plants, including cannabis. When it comes to cannabis, terpenes give each strain its scent and serve as a … Read More

More Plants, Now What?

At Verdes, our goal is to ensure that patients have access to a variety of cannabis options for their wellness. Keeping a variety of products on our shelves has been difficult due to the previous plant count of only 450 plants. In March 2019 the New Mexico Department of Health issued a temporary increased plant count of 2500 plants. This … Read More