Nurse’s Note: Getting Through Flu Season

By The Verdes Nursing Team Flu season is here! Here are a few ideas to help you stay healthy: Nourish with seasonal foods. It is always preferred to get your nutrition through food sources, as opposed to supplements, when possible. This time of year the produce selection can be a bit sparse but the good news is the veggies we … Read More

Live Resin Vs. Rosin with Brandon at Verdes

Hi everyone! Brandon D. here… Thanks to our Director of Nursing and our exceptional extractions team, Verdes staff is well informed about the variety of concentrate options and how they benefit patients. I often recommend concentrates to those who are interested in higher THC options for pain relief while getting the most medicinal value for their money. I know that … Read More

Verdes Community Impact Giving by Shawna B.

Hi everyone! My name is Shawna… I manage the community relations and outreach efforts here at Verdes. Last year, with your help Verdes donated $100,000 to amazing organizations in your community that focused on animal wellness, health, and education. Verdes Focus for 2018 This year, I am very excited to say that we are broadening our efforts to include a … Read More

Recommended CBD Products by Colby P.

Hi everyone, Colby here! I feel so lucky to have the opportunity to talk with our patients everyday about ways to enhance their experiences with cannabis. Patients are always asking me about new products on our shelves, and I love giving you all recommendations. In honor of our recent award for Best CBD Flower from Kurple Magazine, below are a … Read More

Kurple Essie Awards: Best Dispensary & Best CBD Flower

THANK YOU FOR VOTING! Thanks to you, The Verdes Foundation was awarded Best Dispensary and Best CBD Flower at Kurple Magazine’s Essie Awards. The Essie Awards honored the best in New Mexico’s medical cannabis industry and recognized growers, producers, service producers, ancillary businesses, and individuals who have made a positive contribution to the medical cannabis program. Here’s what Zach B., … Read More

A Bubble Hash Break Down

“Our nursing staff highly recommends having a high THC product in your medicine cabinet for situations that require high dose THC, i.e. surgery, insomnia, PTSD triggers…” – Rachael Speegle, RN, Chief Operations Officer We love giving our patients a variety of cannabis options, including Bubble Hash! Bubble Hash is made from cannabis and water. It is a solventless extraction process … Read More

Battling the Winter Blues

WInter Blues

Is this the most wonderful or difficult time of the year for you? Seasonal depression during the winter months can feel debilitating. Luckily, there are tips that we all can follow to make the holiday season more manageable. Know the Signs of Depression Fatigue, sleep issues, irritability, anxiety, substance abuse, suicidal thoughts, difficulty making decisions, and inability to concentrate. When … Read More

Understanding the Entourage Effect

Entourage Effect

Why is finding a consistent solution to pain, stress, and fatigue more difficult with cannabis? Am I mistaken in thinking a strain I’ve found benefit from is suddenly ineffective? Why is the effect different when switching strains or combining products? The frustration many people feel when they are getting to know cannabis is due to an attribute called “the Entourage … Read More

Terpenes are the new indica and sativa

If you’ve ever visited our dispensaries, you know there is so much more to our flower than just indica and sativa! As a patient, it’s likely you are treating more than just feelings of sluggishness or insomnia. At Verdes, we explore the details of your symptoms so we can better customize your medicine. One way we do this is through … Read More

What does it mean to be an herbalist?

What does it mean to be an herbalist? This summer our Extractionist and Lab Manager, Rachel Hessheimer attended the Traditions in Western Herbalism Conference-Good Medicine Confluence. In this interview, she answers a few questions about botanical medicine practitioners and our role with the place we call home. What is Herbalism? Herbalism is an integrative study of Botany, Mycology, and Ecology, … Read More