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 the Dispensary Manager at Verdes in Albuquerque. 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 … 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

Follow our step by step guide below or click here use our easy Tincture Calculator. How-to dose tincture: Tinctures are one of the most popular smoking alternative products among patients. Though it is easy to consume (you can place a few drops under your tongue), it can be one of the most challenging products to dose. In the following how-to … 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

Wake & Bake With Spring!

Meet Spring V., Verdes Baker Spring is our baker here at Verdes! She makes the delicious in-house edibles that we carry in our dispensaries. Join us as we get to know a little more about Spring and her important work. How long have you been cooking? I’ve been cooking all my life. Family holiday traditions is definitely where it started … Read More

The Next Chapter: Black History and Future of Cannabis

By Shawna Brown, Community Relation & Marketing Manager What began as a literature review of the cannabis industry’s undisputed history of racial disparities, wound up as an eye opening birds eye view of African Americans currently writing impressive new chapters in the cannabis movement’s future. I had the pleasure of interviewing two women who filled me in on the details … Read More

New Mexico Medical Cannabis Conference

As the Director of Nursing for the Verdes Foundation, I have worked with thousands of patients in New Mexico. We work together to design cannabis therapies tailored to each person’s lifestyle, budget, and needs. There are limited providers in New Mexico who possess both the knowledge and experience to provide comprehensive guidance to medical cannabis patients as we are able … Read More

How To Feature: Grenco Liquid Vaporizer

The Grenco Liquid Vaporizer is specifically designed for use with cannabis oil. Each Grenco Liquid is comprised of a base, atomizer and stainless steel encasement, with a total of 3 tanks included in each box set. Please note that the cannabis oil is sold separately. In this how to we will use Derived Cannabis Oil as our selected concentrate (pictured … Read More