Archive for the ‘Medical Cannabis’ Category

Increasing Demand for Medical Marijuana in Florida

Posted on July 31st, 2018 by Modern Canna Science

Communities and individuals in the United States and around the world are demanding greater access to medical marijuana as they gain a better understanding of its therapeutic benefits. Florida is no exception to this general trend. In the first four months of 2018, the number of Florida patients that received authorization to use medical marijuana Read the full article…

The Benefits of Medical Marijuana for Florida’s Economy

Posted on June 29th, 2018 by Modern Canna Science

As more states adopt laws that enable the use of medical marijuana, the economic benefits of medical marijuana are becoming more apparent. Modern Canna Science, a licensed laboratory in central Florida that offers medical marijuana testing and consulting services for the state’s Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers (MMTCs), sees at least five ways in which Florida’s Read the full article…

Florida MMTC Application Updates

Posted on June 8th, 2018 by Modern Canna Science

This past April, the medical marijuana program in Florida reached a notable milestone when the FL Department of Health reported more than 100,567 registered medicinal cannabis patients in the state. However, legislators including Republican Senator Dana Young (Tampa), are concerned that the state’s supply of medicinal marijuana products is not keeping up with the growing Read the full article…

Washington State May Enforce Cannabis Pesticide Testing

Posted on May 29th, 2018 by Modern Canna Science

Washington may soon join other states — including Oregon, California and Colorado — in requiring growers to submit product for pesticide testing for recreational cannabis. The state currently has more than 1,000 licensed producer-processors, and cultivators hope the move will inspire confidence among consumers and improve sales. Florida-based laboratory Modern Canna Science stands ready and able Read the full article…

Trulieve Challenges Florida’s Cap on Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Posted on May 1st, 2018 by Modern Canna Science

On July 12, 2016, Florida legislators made it legal to cultivate and dispense medical marijuana products to eligible patients. However, the landmark bill limits the number of medical marijuana dispensaries that businesses can open to just 25. This cap, which is part of an amendment that largely legalized medical cannabis in Florida, is slated to Read the full article…

5 Things You Should Know About Medical Marijuana

Posted on May 14th, 2018 by Modern Canna Science

We human beings have been using cannabis for more than 5,000 years now — perhaps going hand-in-hand with the discovery of fire so the earliest tokers could light up! Experts came together at a recent annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for the explicit purpose of discussing what scientists Read the full article…

Fight for Cannabis Legalization in Florida Rages On

Posted on March 29th, 2018 by Ryan Brown

  The consensus is clear: 64% of Americans want to see cannabis legalized according to a national Gallup Poll. This marks the highest figure since 1969. For Floridians, a recent major setback has occurred, but the residents of the Sunshine State are not giving up and marching forward. What Is Going on with Florida? Currently, nine Read the full article…

Brewers Enhance Flavor by Adding Terpenes to Beer

Posted on April 13th, 2018 by Ryan Brown

As craft beer brewing has exploded in recent years, some South Florida breweries have found the key to pumping up the flavor in their brews – and it comes in the form of cannabis terpenes. Terpenes offer a variety of distinctive flavors and aromas that some brewers believe fill out the flavor of their beers. Read the full article…

January 2018 a Big Month for Cannabis Legalization

Posted on February 13th, 2018 by Ryan Brown

Marijuana legalization is spreading across the nation, and January 2018 may have been the month that opens the floodgates to mass legal decriminalization. Two high-profile states – California and Vermont – have joined the states that have already legalized marijuana possession and use. Industry watchers suspect that the move will prompt other states to follow. Read the full article…

Recreational Cannabis in Florida: When Will It Be Legal?

Posted on January 17th, 2018 by Ryan Brown

The state of Florida made historical progress in 2016 when it legalized the use of medical marijuana. This was a pivotal landmark for the cannabis industry. What does 2018 hold? For many, there was hope of even more forward progress with the legalization of cannabis for recreational use. For now, though, it looks like that Read the full article…