Valentine's 2018: You Get The Flowers, We'll Get The Chocolate.

Valentine's 2018: You Get The Flowers, We'll Get The Chocolate.

What’s better than flowers and chocolate? Medicated flowers and chocolate of course! To help you prepare for Valentine’s Day we’re offering any KIVA chocolate bar for just one cent with the purchase of a State Flower Eighth Tuesday, February 13th and Wednesday, February 14th.

CBD:THC Ratios: Maximizing Your Medicine

CBD:THC Ratios: Maximizing Your Medicine

Finding your most effective CBD to THC ratio will aid in maximizing the potential medicinal benefits cannabis can provide.  Whether you’re an experienced cannabis user or embarking on a new treatment regimen that involves cannabis, a fundamental understanding of how to find your ideal ratio can help you achieve your desired results.

New Year, New Rewards.

New Year, New Rewards.

Let’s start the new year together with more rewards for your loyalty points. You can now redeem your rewards with as few as 100 points or as many as 1,000 points. The more points you earn, the more you save.

The Basics of Cannabidiol (CBD)

The Basics of Cannabidiol (CBD)

CBD (cannabidiol) is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis used to treat a multitude of conditions such as epilepsy, nausea, pain, anxiety, depression, neurodegenerative disorders, opioid withdrawal and PTSD.  CBD has also demonstrated a potentially pivotal role in battling adverse side effects of chemotherapy and has shown promise in inhibiting growth in certain types of tumors.  

Cannabis for Anxiety and PTSD

Cannabis for Anxiety and PTSD

Perhaps one of the more common medical recommendations for cannabis is for anxiety. This is perhaps because many conditions are associated or exacerbated by anxiety. After all, it’s not unusual for someone who’s in pain all the time to feel anxious. As for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), it was once put under the umbrella of anxiety disorders, but is now considered a “trauma- and stressor-related disorder,” according to the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders).

Join us for the Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) Black and White Party!

Join us for the Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) Black and White Party!

We're proud to announce our sponsorship of the 31st annual Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) Black and White Party! AFAN is Nevada’s largest and oldest HIV/AIDS service organization and provides services to nearly 1,200 men, women & children who are infected or affected by the HIV/AIDS virus.

Cannabis and HIV/AIDS.

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Cannabis and HIV/AIDS.

Over 36 million individuals are living with HIV/AIDS worldwide. HIV/AIDS patients often deal with a plethora of symptoms that are both caused by the disease itself and the medicines prescribed to combat it. These symptoms include nausea, severe pain, wasting syndrome, appetite loss, and mood debilitation.

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Medical marijuana and fibromyalgia.

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Medical marijuana and fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder which holds a number of complexities, often making it difficult to treat. About 2% of the United States population lives with from fibromyalgia, with a ratio of about 8 to 2; women to men. A large portion of fibromyalgia patients are middle-aged women, however it affects all ages even children.  

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Epilepsy and medical marijuana.

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Epilepsy and medical marijuana.

November is National Epilepsy Awareness month. This year the Epilepsy Foundation is focusing on raising awareness of SUDEP, or sudden unexpected death in epilepsy. It’s estimated that 1 in 150 people who suffer from uncontrolled seizures pass away from SUDEP. There are steps that can be taken to help reduce the risk of harm, and the Epilepsy Foundation provides recommendations on just how to do so.

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Breast cancer and medical cannabis.

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Breast cancer and medical cannabis.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. We want to do our part and help raise awareness about Breast Cancer, and provide insight to the connection to medical marijuana in helping manage the symptoms of Breast Cancer, and highlight promising studies for the antiproliferative effects of CBD - including the slowing of metastasis and even apoptosis in certain cases.

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Medical marijuana and back pain

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Medical marijuana and back pain

One morning I was abruptly awoken to agonizing pain in my lower spine, and had to crawl to my roommate's door to have him take me to the ER. Turns out I had suffered an injury when I was lifting weights that led to two compression fractures, two bulging discs, and severe tension in my lumbar.

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and Medical Marijuana.

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and Medical Marijuana.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can occur after a severely traumatic event. These events include combat, assault, serious accidents (such as a car wreck), natural disasters, and mental abuse. The majority of people who go through these traumatic events have symptoms following the event, however not everyone is afflicted with PTSD which occurs even long after the event.

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What does recreational mean for nv medical marijuana patients?

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What does recreational mean for nv medical marijuana patients?

As we transition into recreational this Saturday, July 1st it's important for our Las Vegas patients to not only understand that we are remaining patient first, but to understand how recreational affects them. We have some great news that our patients will be happy to hear, and some realities which we want to prepare them for. Below are a number of changes coming with recreational, if anyone has any additional questions please reach out to info@apothecariumlv.com.

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How did 420 get started?

How did 420 get started?

It’s a day where the cannabis community bands together to celebrate our holiday. How many of you know the history behind “420”? Do you know where and how it started?