Heather Manus, RN is a native New Mexican and Registered Nurse specializing in all aspects of medical cannabis care. Nurse Heather began her career as a Registered Nurse providing psychiatric home health care to patients in New Mexico.
Nurse Heather has extensive background and experience in natural healing modalities and herbal remedies,
some of which she obtained from her close association with Hispanic and Native American healers in New Mexico. Her vast knowledge and holistic approach to individualized patient care has been the cornerstone of her success as a nurse, educator, entrepreneur, and promoter of health.
Nurse Heather began her work within the licensed Cannabis Industry in 2009, by becoming one of the first medical
directors for a cannabis dispensary in New Mexico. Her work expanded and continued as an active and dedicated Medical Director and Board Member of Sacred Garden, a medical cannabis dispensary in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She served her position diligently from 2010-2016, and enjoyed her role as a valuable resource for patients and staff.
As founder of the Arizona Cannabis Nurses Association and fierce advocate for veterans and mental health, Nurse Heather was responsible for the addition of Post-Traumatic Stress (PTSD) as a debilitating condition under Arizona’s medical marijuana act.
In 2015, Nurse Heather was honored for her efforts, and awarded the CannAwards “Best Charitable/Community Outreach Program,” and Cannabis Business Awards 2015 and 2017 “Activist of the Year.” As a Cannabis Nurse Entrepreneur, Nurse Heather established herself in both, New Mexico (2010) and Arizona (2013), where she opened the first licensed medical cannabis infusion facilities to provide cannabis patients with smokeless alternative products.
Now in California, her natural health company, Nature Nurse, combines years of knowledge and experience with modern science and research to provide high quality products and services that naturally support the endocannabinoid system and encourage increased homeostatic health and balanced well-being.