Rachel Varney is a cannabis consultant, canna-care specialist, medical marijuana patient and yoga teacher. Rachel completed an Associates of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and Applied Science in 2008 and a Master of Marijuana Certificate in 2016. Professionally, she has provided cannabis consultation for dispensaries and CBD retail stores in the Albuquerque area since 2017.
She has been a member of the cannabis community for more than 20 years and an active patient advocate for the past 4 years. Rachel shares a love of cannabis science, chemistry and its applications in a medical setting. Her experiences with cannabis also include cooking, baking, extraction and cultivation.
Rachel believes that providing education to patients and their family members is key to removing the stigma associated with cannabis use. Rachel is a key contributor to the development of personalized treatment plans for cannabis patients at Althera clinic.