This October, we are joining our LGBTQIA+ friends and allies to celebrate National Come Out Day (NCOD). This year marks the 29th anniversary of NCOD which celebrates coming out as well as showing support for the LGBTQIA+ community.
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.
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.
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.
Sage (There She is Art) is one of our passionate and hardworking staff members and a skilled artist. She was named Vegas Seven’s “Best Street Artist You Don’t Know,” and has an eclectic portfolio ranging from hand-drawn street art, to one-of-a-kind, eye catching paintings. In her own words Sage discusses medicating with cannabis for creativity, and what works best when she creates her art.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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?
We are proud to announce our sponsorship of AFAN’s 27th annual AIDS walk on Sunday, April 23rd! Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) provides support and advocacy for adults and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in southern Nevada. AFAN works to reduce HIV infection through prevention education to eliminate fear, prejudice and the stigma associated with the disease.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This fall Nevada voters will decide if all adults should have access to marijuana -- no prescription required. We all know some people who just don’t like marijuana and can’t imagine voting for legalization. I think even those folks should vote in support of legal cannabis. Here are five reasons why: