Cannabis and HIV/AIDS

A recent study revealed that more than 60% of HIV/AIDS patients self identify as utilizing medical cannabis to help manage their ongoing symptoms. We want to provide our patients with a comprehensive understanding of HIV/AIDS and how medical cannabis can assist in relieving the symptoms of the disease. The following sections will provide an overview of those benefits, in tandem with the available research and patient testimonials describing their personal experiences.

How did 420 get started?

“420” has become a ubiquitous term for everything cannabis related. Groups of cannabis connoisseurs religiously meet at 4:20 PM (and AM) to medicate, and it has become a beacon for cannabis enthusiasm across the globe. April 20th is just around the corner, with many cannabis enthusiasts preparing to pay homage to this beautiful, healing plant. 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 27th Annual AFAN AIDS Walk at Town Square!

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.

Join us for the 4th Annual Strip on the Strip supporting Veterans!

We are proud to announce of sponsorship of 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.

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.  

Medicating with Cannabis for Creativity

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.

Join us for Patient Painting Thursday, February 9th with There She is Art (AKA Sage)!

Join us on Thursday, February 9th for Patient Painting with Sage (There She is Art) who was named Vegas Seven’s “Best Street Artist You Don’t Know.” You may also recognize her as an Apothecarium Patient Consultant. She has an eclectic portfolio ranging from hand-drawn street art, to one-of-a-kind, eye catching paintings.

Join us Thursday, January 26th for Cannabis 101, our first education seminar!

Join us Thursday, January 26th for Cannabis 101, our first education seminar. We be discussing medical marijuana from A to Z -- including types of medicine, medicinal uses, recommended approaches, and of course... how to get your card. 

12 Days of Christmas Specials

During the season of giving, we are showing our thanks to our patients with 12 days of Christmas specials. From December 12th through December 23rd we will be running buy one get one free specials on select State Flower Cannabis strains, pre-rolls, and small bud half ounces. Each day will feature a new strain, pre-roll pack, or small bud ounce. State Flower grows some of the highest quality cannabis in the state -- so this is an incredible deal.

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.

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!

We are proud to announce our sponsorship of Opportunity Village’s Great Santa RunOpportunity 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.

What does Recreational Marijuana mean for Nevada Medical Marijuana Patients?

With the passing of Question 2, many of our patients have been asking if the legislation will affect their rights as a Nevada Medical Marijuana patient. The short and sweet answer is recreational marijuana laws will not affect the current medical marijuana laws. However, it's important to note the many benefits that our medical marijuana patients will receive.

Epilepsy and Medical Marijuana

There are over 2 Million Americans who have been diagnosed with epilepsy. We want to do our part in not only raising awareness of SUDEP and epilepsy, but provide insight to the potential benefits of medical cannabis in treating epilepsy and seizures.

Join is us in supporting the Las Vegas PRIDE parade and festival!

We will be marching in the PRIDE parade on Friday, October 21st downtown starting at 4th and Bridger street at 7 PM. We will also be at the PRIDE family festival Saturday, October 22nd at Sunset park starting at 12 PM. The first ten people to come to our booth at the PRIDE festival will receive a FREE Apothecarium shirt! We are happy to celebrate the LGBTQ community and invite you to join us at both events. 

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.

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.

Don’t Like Marijuana? Five Reasons You Should Still Support Legalization.

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: