How-to: Grind Flower and Load Your Pipe

Learning how to grind your flower and load your pipe is considered to be a cannabis 101 topic. We focus on teaching you the basics of cannabis so you feel empowered and prepared to find which delivery system works best for you. In this how-to Alex W. will walk you through grinding your flower and loading your pipe. He chose … Read More

The Post-Harvest Process with Ryan

Meet Ryan M.! He is the Post Harvest Manager at Verdes. In addition to working full time to bring patients quality medicine, he is also a Lobo working towards his MBA. Let’s find out more about him and his important role at Verdes… What does it mean to be a post-harvest manager? I have been with Verdes for 2 years … Read More

Nursing Note: Cannabis Therapy for Arthritis

Understanding Arthritis: Arthritis is a disorder of the joints characterized by inflammation, pain, and stiffness around the joints. There are many different types of arthritis, but the most common are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis (OA) occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of your bones has worn away. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) takes place when your immune system mistakenly … Read More

The Person Behind the Product

Meet Celeste! She is the person who helps decide what products we carry at Verdes for our patients. I started out at Verdes as a Customer Service Representative, then I was promoted to Assistant Manager. During my time in the dispensary I learned that no two patient’s needs are the same. From the four-year-old child with epilepsy, to the eighty-year-old … Read More

Growing Cannabis: Insight from Verdes’ Experts

Mark B., Verdes Director of Cultivation and Jose C., Verdes Assistant Grower Meet Jose! I’ve been with The Verdes Foundation for 3 years in a few different roles. In my first position I started in the dispensary working as a customer service representative. Within a year I moved to be the Dispensary Manager, and then I was offered a position in … Read More

Finding comfort with micro-dosing

Adjusting your medicine is complex and takes time. There are no set, specific, or standardized dosing guidelines like those established for pharmaceuticals. Cannabis is a plant that cannot be prescribed simply based upon body weight or age, due to multiple individual physiological and genetic differences.  The one common recommendation we have for all cannabis patients regarding how much they should use is a saying that is … Read More

Sustainability at Verdes 

Caila M., Verdes Assistant Dispensary Manager Sustainability at Verdes   Hi everyone, my name is Caila and I am an Assistant Dispensary Manager at Verdes. In addition to providing our patients with high quality medicine, I also lead our internal sustainability program. Our indoor grow facility is up and running 24/7. This means our plants are consuming water and other resources at a … Read More

Nursing Note: Whole Plant vs. Isolate CBD Tinctures

RN Note: Whole Plant and CBD Isolate Tinctures    Whole Plant CBD Tincture  When you hear the terms, “whole plant CBD,” you may be wondering what that means.  The term “whole plant” means that along with CBD, there are other compounds present, such as additional plant material with cannabinoids, terpenes, chlorophyll, proteins, enzymes, alkaloids, flavonoids and carbohydrates. The other compounds offer additional benefits, such as enhanced symptom relief of pain, insomnia, … Read More

How To Feature: Dosing Tincture

How-to dose tincture: Verdes’ tinctures are one of the most popular smoking alternative products among our patients. Though it is easy to consume (you can place a few drops under your tongue), we have been told it is one of our most challenging products to dose. In the following how-to we will guide you through an easy to use formula … Read More

How To Feature: Dosing Buddha Tears

How to dose Buddha Tears: Our Buddha Tears are extremely effective for patients who need a highly concentrated amount of THC/ CBD. Due to its new viscosity Buddha Tears can be difficult to dose. In this how-to we have created a simple formula that will help you dose your medicine in the most accurate way possible. This formula can be … Read More