Patient Consultant Stories: Sara

Patient Consultant Stories: Sara

Dorothy Parker famously joked that the two most beautiful words in the English language are “check enclosed.” But today, we’ve got a much, much better word: “REMISSION.” Sara Payan came to The Apothecarium as a stage III colon cancer patient…”

Featured Artist This Month: Joe Ziegler

Featured Artist This Month: Joe Ziegler

For Black History Month we are exhibiting artist, Joe Ziegler, who emphasizes the cultural and historic importance of black contributors, with intent to encourage further research and engage respectful dialogue regarding our culture’s collective history through their art. We will be displaying these works on the walls of our Marina dispensary from Feb 1st to March 28th.

Patient Consultant Stories: Peter

Patient Consultant Stories: Peter

“Some of our older patients still can’t quite believe they can purchase cannabis legally. I helped an older woman recently who told me what it was like to smoke cannabis back in the 60’s in Greenwich Village. ‘Just finding a dealer was a challenge…”

An Interview with Sara Payan, Our Public Education Officer

An Interview with Sara Payan, Our Public Education Officer

Sara Payan came to The Apothecarium as a stage III colon cancer patient while she was in the midst of chemotherapy. She ended up becoming part of our family -- as a Senior Patient Consultant and our Public Education Officer.

Now in remission -- Sara has helped thousands of patients from behind the counter of The Apothecarium and through her classes, speeches and outreach to health care providers.

Cannabinoids and Terpenes

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Cannabinoids and Terpenes

Cannabinoids are chemical compounds that activate cannabinoid receptors on cells that repress the release of neurotransmitters in the brain; simply put, they are naturally occurring psychoactive chemicals. Terpenes are a class of organic compounds which occur naturally and are found in many plants and some insects.

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