Nursing Note: Cannabis for Breast Cancer

Cancer patients in New Mexico are fortunate to live in a State with a medical cannabis program. Medical cannabis provides an alternative or adjunctive option for cancer patients who are suffering from pain, chemo-induced nausea and vomiting, insomnia, anxiety, depression, and neuropathy.  Many oncology patients use cannabis as a supplement because of the plant’s anti-cancer properties. Cannabis has an impressive … Read More

Verdes Expert Interview – Tips From Our Harvest Team  

This time of year is exciting for those who have a Personal Production License (PPL) to grow their own flower. It’s the time when all your hard work will pay off and you get to harvest your beautiful and healthy plants! To help you prep for harvest season, we interviewed our Harvest Supervisor, Luke and Post-Harvest Manager Ryan and asked … Read More

New Verdes Craft: 3 Things to Know

We understand that walking into dispensary can be overwhelming. With so many cannabis options to choose, how do you know what is right for you? No matter if you are a long time cannabis connoisseur, or if you are new to cannabis, our Verdes Craft line takes the guess work out of symptom relief. Every Verdes Craft option is clearly … Read More

How-to: Yocan Torch

At Verdes, we understand how trying something new can be intimidating. In this helpful how-to we walk you through using a Yocan Torch to vaporize concentrates with a water pipe. Step 1: Gather your supplies Pictured left to right – water pipe, dab tool, Yocan Torch, Rare Dream Live Resin Diamonds Step 2: Familiarize yourself with the contents of the … Read More

Nursing Note: Tips for finding peace in your work place

When the Labor Day holiday is over, and you head back to work on Tuesday we want you to feel in control of your stress and have ways to bring peace into your work space.  While there are many different techniques for reducing work place stress, here are some tips from our nursing team: Create a soothing space Many of … Read More

Nursing Note: Comfort with Concentrates  

Concentrates are quickly gaining popularity among the medical cannabis community as a powerful and effective delivery system for symptom management. However, those who are unfamiliar with these extracts commonly feel intimidated by them. Concentrates with high levels of THC come in a variety of forms and are higher in potency than the flower. When beginning this new mediation method you … Read More

Nursing Note: Vaporization as a Delivery System

One of the prime benefits of cannabis is its ability to be consumed in multiple forms—tasty edibles, sublingual drops, hard candies dissolved in a beverage, and inhaled flower and oils are a few of the most common delivery methods. In this nursing note, Liz Verdes Nurse Educator helps you understand vaporizing and its benefits. Onset and Effects of Vaporizing The … Read More

Cannabis Therapy for Athletes

In this blog post our Marketing Coordinator and fitness enthusiast, Leslie talks with our Nurse Educator about how cannabis can benefit an athlete’s body and mind during workouts. Exploring Cannabis for Athletes LESLIE: I’ve been an athlete for as long as I can remember. From gymnastics and skateboarding as a child to running and mountain biking as an adult, I … Read More

The Value of Concentrates

Did you know that Verdes was once considered the premier concentrate hot spot in town? As our patient census went up and our plant count stayed the same, Verdes had to make the difficult decision to reduce our concentrate selection. We are now working to bring these coveted items back into our stores! We have also been researching strain varieties … Read More

Nursing Note: Managing your symptoms on Fourth of July

The Fourth of July holiday is a time to celebrate. It can also be an incredibly stressful time for those who are sensitive to crowds, bustle, and loud noises. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can enhance negative responses to crowded places and sudden, loud sounds like fireworks. Feelings of anxiety are not confined to the holiday itself; they can begin during … Read More