January 28, 2020

High Times Cannabis Cup Nevada 2019

Sin City closed off 2019 with a bang. High Times returned to Las Vegas with its famous competition. The High Times Cannabis Cup Nevada brought cannabis brands and farms throughout the state together for a friendly competition while celebrating the growers, processors and businesses that make Nevada’s cannabis industry great. More than 50 Nevada brands competed to be named among the top in the state’s cannabis industry. The Grove is excited to share that the VERT Unlimited Chocolate Caramel Brownie Cookie Square earned first place in the edibles category. We’re honored to be at the top, but it’s not a […]
January 21, 2020

What type of weed should I try?

“What can you recommend for stress relief?” It’s a simple question we hear in the dispensary every single day. Unfortunately, the answer isn’t so simple. While the cannabis plant is famously associated with *chill vibes* and stress relief, the fact remains that ultimately, there is no one-size-fits-all. We see this in the dispensary all the time: THC products seem to relieve stress really well in some people but can exacerbate stress and anxiety in others. And CBD products may work for some, but have absolutely no effect whatsoever for others. While this all sounds confounding, there are patterns that can […]
January 9, 2020

How to hack your 2020 #wellnessgoals with cannabis

New decade, new you. We’re already a week into 2020, which means a lot of us are probably starting to feel the pressure of the self-improvement kick we rolled into January with. If you’re finding it hard to stay on track with your health goals, you might be surprised to learn that cannabis might just be a missing piece in your wellness routine. Because as it turns out, cannabis can do a lot more than just get you high, and “being high” can mean a lot more than simply “relaxation.” Research into the cannabis plant and how it works in […]
December 31, 2019

MJBiz 2019 Recap

As many of you may know, MJBizCon is the annual cannabis industry trade show hosted each year at the Las Vegas Convention Center. In fact, it’s the biggest cannabis trade show in the world, and this year came with a whole week’s worth of affiliated events, awards, speakers, and networking — and The Grove is right near the epicenter of it all. MJBiz 2019 Highlights 2019 MJ Biz saw a whopping 35,000 folks from over 70 countries. Needless to say, the shop was busy. MJBiz Week This year was more than just a tradeshow, it was a week’s worth of […]
December 23, 2019

Cannabis News: December 2019

The year is coming to an end, and it’s wrapping up with some great news for the cannabis world. Major League Baseball (MLB) and the MLB players union are making an effort to modernize the league’s drug policy by removing marijuana from the list of banned substances. According to Weedmaps, the consumption of marijuana by players will be treated like alcohol consumption, with the change being implemented at the start of 2020 Spring Training. In addition, the MLB will begin testing for opioids and cocaine, and players who do not go through their treatment plans will be disciplined. This marks […]
December 17, 2019

WOMEN IN CANNABIS: Nycole Cummings, Founding Board Member & Co-Owner

A recent report found that more than a third of business executives in the marijuana industry are women, a percentage higher than the national average for all types of businesses. Now that’s something to celebrate. We want to put the spotlight on some of our favorite women in the industry: the Las Vegas cannabis connoisseurs from our own team. As you may already know, The Grove has won the Best Dispensary in Las Vegas award two years in a row (2018 and 2019). The secret? An all-star team, a high-powered woman executive, and of course, some well-managed spreadsheets. Nycole Cummings […]
December 1, 2019

Beginner’s Guide to Edibles and Smoke

Trying cannabis for the first time? Not sure where to start? At the Grove, we have pretty much the entire gamut of cannabis products in stock; flower, vaporizer cartridges, edibles, extracts, concentrates, topicals, and tinctures. Because folks who are new to cannabis generally have their first exposure to the plant through inhaling (smoking and vaporizing) or taking edibles, we wrote up a little guide with best practices for inhaling and ingesting your first cannabis products. General rules of thumb for ALL consumption methods: “Start low, go slow.” Make sure you’re in a comfortable space and/or around people you trust before […]
November 21, 2019

Meet the Team: Martin Limon, Head of Production

Martin Limon For Martin Limon, joining the cannabis industry was a new and exciting opportunity. He served four and a half years in the military, followed by three years as a security supervisor and 25 years in the pawn industry. When he was presented with the opportunity to join and help build a startup company in the cannabis industry, he took it. “The idea of helping build something from the ground up, creating the processes and procedures, and building a solid, cohesive team really appealed to me,” Limon explained.   Head of Production Martin has now been with The Grove […]
November 14, 2019

Women in Cannabis: Shara Graham, HR Manager

A recent report found that more than a third of business executives in the marijuana industry are women, a percentage higher than the national average for all types of businesses. Now that’s something to celebrate. We want to put the spotlight on some of our favorite women in the industry: the Las Vegas cannabis connoisseurs from our own team. Shara Graham A single mother of 5 boys, Shara Graham knows how to take care of humans, and it shows. Graham, The Grove’s current HR Manager, has been with us now for almost three years, and we’re not quite sure where […]