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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Cannabinoids: the unsung heroes of medical cannabis

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Cannabinoids: the unsung heroes of medical cannabis

At this point, most people are familiar with THC and equate THC percentage to medical cannabis strength. In actuality, it's a combination of terpenes and cannabinoids such as CBD, THCA, and CBN which work together synergistically to provide various medicinal benefits. Without the joint effort, the magic of cannabis wouldn’t be possible.

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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?

Join us for the 4th annual Strip on the Strip supporting veterans!

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Join us for the 4th annual Strip on the Strip supporting veterans!

Strip on the Strip™ is a 5K/1M run/walk down Las Vegas Blvd. where participants donate a piece of clothing at each 1K benefiting Goodwill Southern Nevada in support of their Veterans Integration Program. Event Starts/Ends at Hooters Hotel & Casino and runners run down Las Vegas Blvd. Participants receive race t-shirt, finisher medal, swag bag, and a ticket to the official Strip on the Strip After Party at the Hooters Hotel & Casino Pool.

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Join us for the 2016 holiday food drive for Three Square!

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Join us for the 2016 holiday food drive for Three Square!

Tis’ the season for giving. Join us in giving back during the holidays by participating in our food drive for Three Square. Three Square is Southern Nevada’s only food bank providing food assistance to the residents of Lincoln, Nye, Esmeralda and Clark Counties. Their mission is to provide wholesome food to hungry people, while passionately pursuing a hunger-free community. They have continually helped the fight against hunger in Southern Nevada’s communities, and we are thrilled to work with them this holiday season.

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Holiday shopping guide 2016 for NV medical marijuana patients.

Holiday shopping guide 2016 for NV medical marijuana patients.

Happy Holidays! We wanted to provide our patients with a fun holiday guide centered around their medical marijuana accessory needs. This guide explores some of those accessories guaranteed to bring cheer this holiday season. We carry all of these products in our store located on Sahara just west of Buffalo.

Join us for the 2016 Great Santa Run!

Join us for the 2016 Great Santa Run!

We are proud to announce our sponsorship of Opportunity Village’s Great Santa Run on Saturday, December 3rd! Opportunity Village is a not-for-profit organization serving children and adults in the southern Nevada community with intellectual disabilities, to enhance their lives and the lives of the families who love them. Through vocational training, community employment, day services, advocacy, arts and social recreation, citizens with severe disabilities are able to find new friends, realize future career paths, seek independence and community integration and unleash creative passions.

Join us for the 2nd annual USO Challenge a Troop 5k!

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Join us for the 2nd annual USO Challenge a Troop 5k!

You’re invited to be a part of the 2nd annual Challenge a Troop 5K on October 15, 2016 at the Craig Ranch Regional Park. 100% of the race entry fees will benefit the USO Las Vegas in creating a “home away from home” and a sense of community for the 32,245 active duty troops, 4,760 National Guard personnel, Reservist, and their families currently based in Southern Nevada.

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