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Memorial Day The Cannabis Way

Lynne Robinson / 4 hours ago

 

It’s almost Memorial Day and Summer is finally in the air!

Time to get into the spirit of the holiday and remember and honor those who died in active military service. While we dedicate the last Monday in May to our fallen soldiers, the weekend before the holiday in the United States, has become an annual dedication to their memories by celebrating all things summer time!

We dig out the camping and hiking gear from storage, fire up our barbecue grills, and enjoy the sunshine by any means possible.

This weekend  the roar of motorcycles passing through town on their way to the 37th annual Red River Memorial Motorcycle Rally is yet another reminder that summer has arrived, even if there’s fresh snow on our mountains!

If the noise and the influx of more people is proving too much too soon after a long winter spent in virtual hibernation, Southwest Wellness has you covered with everything you need to make your long weekend a lot less stressful and much more mellow.

If it seems like everyone you know is planning on throwing a backyard barbecue over the weekend, make yours unique by featuring Master Kush as a special side, on sale throughout the weekend for $75 a half oz!

If you plan to spend the day in the water on your kayak, canoe, inflatable dinosaur, or anything you can find that floats, just make sure to bring along some ice cold cannabis lemonade to keep you refreshed!

Or if breathing in the fresh air while enjoying the scenic mountain views on an afternoon hike through the Sangre de Cristos, is more your jam, don’t forget to bring along some lollipops to help you get higher than the summit! 60mg lollipops are on sale for $8.00.

Whether you’re traveling away from home, staying with family or have a house full of kids, making it a bit difficult for you to partake in your routine smoking rituals. Have no fear, $20.00 temporary vape pens are here! to accommodate all of your vaporizing needs for the holiday weekend, and beyond!

Plus half grams of Solventless Rosin (made inhouse), are $20.00. Reserva OG and Master Kush half gram cartridges are $30.00, and MCT Disposable Cartridges (made with coconut oil) are also on sale for $20.00 all weekend!

Southwest Wellness (located at  1023 Salazar Road in Taos), is the largest Medical Cannabis Grow in the state. They hold to the highest industry standards, ensuring that the medicine they cultivate is the very best.

As you can see from these shots taken on my iphone earlier this week, the plants are healthy and thriving in the state of the art greenhouses at Southwest Wellness’ headquarters in Taos.

Southwest Wellness will be running these fabulous specials all weekend: Saturday, Sunday and Monday!

If you are a New Mexico Medical Marijuana card holder, be sure to take advantage of these great prices and while you partake, do remember our fallen heroes along with the Veterans in our midst, and have a safe and happy holiday!

For more information on Southwest Wellness and all they offer and provide, please visit their site linked below this post.

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Photos of greenhouse plants taken on my iphone, other images, stock files.

420 At Southwest Wellness

Lynne Robinson / Taostyle.net

April 20 is not just a random day in the year.

The date is unofficially the national holiday for cannabis. Unlike holidays like Christmas or Easter, this holiday is part of a growing non-traditional counterculture.

The green plant will be smoked, dabbed, applied topically, cooked and baked in honor of the day. Although this year the holiday falls on the day before Easter Sunday, Southwest Wellness still believes the turnout will be higher compared to the other 364 days of the year!

There are many supposed origin stories to who coined the term “420.” The most believable one involves the Los Angeles Police Department. During the 1940s they instituted a police code “420” to classify a marijuana-involved crime. However, the most universally accepted coining of the term stems from a clique of high school students from California in 1971.

Referring to themselves as “The Waldos,” they would meet at a wall close to their high school at 4:20 p.m. to roll a joint and get high. Although there isn’t a universally accepted history regarding the celebration, the day draws thousands in attendance at festivals such as Hemp Fest in Seattle, or the Mile High 420 Festival in Denver.

Although Taos does not (yet) have a de-facto festival celebrating the occasion, Southwest Wellness does their very best to commemorate the day with specials, freebies and goodies galore!

This year they will celebrating the day with a brand new harvest, releasing 3 new strains in time for the big day: Grizzly Purple Kush, Cherries N’ Cream and Sunset Sherbet, plus starting today, all of their flower is back down to $11 per gram!

Along with the flower specials, there are new concentrates being released: Durban Poison Live Resin Diamonds, Cherries N’ Cream Live Resin Diamonds and Blue Dream Live Resin Diamonds and Cartridges.

On 4/20 All flower will be $8 and $9 a gram, while everything else in the store will be 20% off (excluding BLOOM products.)

Southwest Wellness are also offering free merchandise “swag bags” to customers who spend over $200.

The bag will include: – A SWW Shirt , a SWW Lighter,  a SWW Pipe and a SWW bumper sticker as a thank you to their loyal patients. If you don’t have your New Mexico Medical Marijuana Card yet, be aware that medical professionals on the premises, make it super easy to sign up for one at any time at Southwest Wellness.

Also, on top of that, the dispensary will be open from 8:00am – 8:00pm this Saturday. 4/20/2019!

Happy Green Day everyone!

For more on Southwest Wellness and all they offer, please visit their site linked below.

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“We see so many patients who tell us how helpful cannabinoids have been regarding overcoming a opiod addiction.” Jessica said.  Do they use the flowers or CBD’s I asked.  “Both.” Said Victoria. “It all depends on their particular condition and their personal response to the products.”  With names on the menu like Blue Dream, Durban Poison and Green Crack, one wonders how people decide which one is their remedy, and how do the women working in the dispensary know which to recommend?  Earlier Barbara Crawford (whom I had met here soon after the facility opened), had explained to me the rigorous training they go through.

“We see so many patients who tell us how helpful cannabinoids have been regarding overcoming a opiod addiction.” Jessica said.

Do they use the flowers or CBD’s I asked.

“Both.” Said Victoria. “It all depends on their particular condition and their personal response to the products.”

With names on the menu like Blue Dream, Durban Poison and Green Crack, one wonders how people decide which one is their remedy, and how do the women working in the dispensary know which to recommend?

Earlier Barbara Crawford (whom I had met here soon after the facility opened), had explained to me the rigorous training they go through.

“It’s ongoing.” She told me. “We abide by the highest standards here.”  Indeed they do! Since I visited in the summer, everything has shifted gears; the entire operation, from grow to harvest to production, is operating like a well oiled machine. With a tight crew in place, Southwest Wellness is poised on the cusp of this burgeoning new economy, especially once New Mexico goes Recreational.  For right now, the biggest Medical Grow in the State (right here in Taos) is doing just fine thank you. Aside from providing Taos Medical Marijuana Patients with the cleanest product around, they are getting ready to open a second dispensary in Albuquerque at  9132 Montgomery N.E.   Another is planned for Santa Fe early in the New Year.

“It’s ongoing.” She told me. “We abide by the highest standards here.”

Indeed they do! Since I visited in the summer, everything has shifted gears; the entire operation, from grow to harvest to production, is operating like a well oiled machine. With a tight crew in place, Southwest Wellness is poised on the cusp of this burgeoning new economy, especially once New Mexico goes Recreational.

For right now, the biggest Medical Grow in the State (right here in Taos) is doing just fine thank you. Aside from providing Taos Medical Marijuana Patients with the cleanest product around, they are getting ready to open a second dispensary in Albuquerque at 9132 Montgomery N.E.

Another is planned for Santa Fe early in the New Year.

All the cannabis used in the edibles (and all the other products sold in the Southwest Wellness dispensary) are made with flowers grown in the aforementioned greenhouses.  Back in the spotless dispensary, (which is clinical but by no mean devoid of design detail, with fixtures by metal artist,  Frank Seckler  and the entire facility designed by  Doug Patterson ) I asked the two women the same question regarding how they make their recommendations.  “Actually, “ Victoria smiled, your nose is your best guide regarding the best medicine for you.”  “How so? I queried.  “Well we carry cannabinoid receptors” she explained, “so it seems that our olfactory sense connects to that and those in the flowers.”

All the cannabis used in the edibles (and all the other products sold in the Southwest Wellness dispensary) are made with flowers grown in the aforementioned greenhouses.

Back in the spotless dispensary, (which is clinical but by no mean devoid of design detail, with fixtures by metal artist, Frank Seckler and the entire facility designed by Doug Patterson) I asked the two women the same question regarding how they make their recommendations.

“Actually, “ Victoria smiled, your nose is your best guide regarding the best medicine for you.”

“How so? I queried.

“Well we carry cannabinoid receptors” she explained, “so it seems that our olfactory sense connects to that and those in the flowers.”

Jessica was already gathering containers and bringing them to the counter for me to smell.  Both girls got a big laugh when I pronounced the “Poison” my fave (again), and encouraged me to try a couple of others I responded to. One is named Lavendar which I like.  I had responded quite negatively to a few – their earthy musky quality didn’t do it for me and neither did the so-called ‘citrus” scents – and wondered how they would have affected me had I tried them from name alone. Trust the nose seems to be the message here.  Southwest Wellness offers daily specials with 15% off each. Tasty Tuesday is the day to get in there to pick up a few of those edibles to keep you smiling through New Year. And you might want to wait until Saturday(Shatterday) to pick up some of the brilliant new additions they have – long-lasting and very clean.

Jessica was already gathering containers and bringing them to the counter for me to smell.

Both girls got a big laugh when I pronounced the “Poison” my fave (again), and encouraged me to try a couple of others I responded to. One is named Lavendar which I like.

I had responded quite negatively to a few – their earthy musky quality didn’t do it for me and neither did the so-called ‘citrus” scents – and wondered how they would have affected me had I tried them from name alone. Trust the nose seems to be the message here.

Southwest Wellness offers daily specials with 15% off each. Tasty Tuesday is the day to get in there to pick up a few of those edibles to keep you smiling through New Year. And you might want to wait until Saturday(Shatterday) to pick up some of the brilliant new additions they have – long-lasting and very clean.

For much more about Southwest Wellness and everything they do and offer to card-carrying members of New Mexico’s Medical Marijuana Program, please visit their site linked below.   southwestwellness     All shots taken on my iphone   December 14, 2017  in  Shop ,  The Body Beautiful .

For much more about Southwest Wellness and everything they do and offer to card-carrying members of New Mexico’s Medical Marijuana Program, please visit their site linked below.

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All shots taken on my iphone

December 14, 2017 in Shop, The Body Beautiful.