Vertically Integrated Cannabis

What is vertical integration? Vertical integration is an economic term used in business models to describe the systematic affairs of a company. These affairs refer to whether the stages of a company’s supply chain operations are directly owned by that respective company or not. In other words, vertical integration means the entirety of a business’ supply chain is integrated, owned, … Read More

Working in a Cannabis Testing Laboratory

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The cannabis industry is still in its infancy, so knowing someone who works in a cannabis testing lab may be hard to come by. Due to this, the ins-and-outs of careers within the cannabis testing industry have become unintentionally obscured. This article hopes to help give you a better insight into a cannabis testing laboratory. Working for a cannabis testing … Read More

Cryptos & NFTs: the Future of Cannabis & Gaming

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How do you feel when you see the terms ‘NFT’, ‘cryptocurrency’, and ‘metaverse’? Does a sense of interest and curiosity arise? Or are you overwhelmed with confusion and uncertainty? If you identify as feeling the latter, you might want to consider tossing that apprehension to the curb. These emerging technologies may symbolize the beginning of a new era that is … Read More

Cannabis Testing Labs: What, How, and Why — With Jini Curry

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Modern Canna’s Laboratory Director, Jini Curry, recently hosted an episode of Teach Me in 10 – a video series that invites scientists to talk about their field in 10 minutes or less. This article provides an overview of Jini’s presentation, along with the episode’s video linked towards the bottom. What are cannabis testing labs? Cannabis testing labs are a third … Read More

Recent Advances in Cannabis Biochemistry & Biotechnology

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The relationship between cannabis and biotechnology has been a tricky one. Given that cannabis has long since been prohibited, and still is in many places, there is a lack of complex biological research on the multifaceted plant and its genome. But times are changing, and advancements in cannabis biotechnology are finally being made.  When talking about cannabis genetics, there are … Read More

Cannabis Research – is there a correlation between Potency & Nutrients?

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Plant nutrients are an essential part of cannabis growth and development. Each cannabis plant has a unique nutrient profile consisting of 16 essential elements including carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and more. While horticulturists have identified the ideal amount of nutrients in the soil for plant growth, not much historical research has been done on how the nutrients can affect the cannabinoid … Read More

Are Your Cannabis Packaging Materials Contributing to Heavy Metals Leachability?

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With the recent outbreak of vaping related illnesses, medical marijuana patients need assurance that the products they receive are safe for human consumption. While a cannabis product may be clear of heavy metal contamination from seed to processing, the packaging materials can contribute to the leaching of heavy metals without proper precautions and quality control testing. Modern Canna recently conducted … Read More

Why You Should Always Ensure Your Cannabis is Professionally Tested

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Like any other food, cosmetic product, or supplement, you should expect cannabis products to be thoroughly tested and approved before distribution. Proactive lab testing is one of the best ways to ensure that your consumers experience precisely the effects they’re looking for, without harm to their health and wellbeing.  Still, some growers and suppliers take the crop’s quality at face … Read More

Covid-19 Medicinal Cannabis Science Research

The emergence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has developed into the highly contagious Covid-19 pandemic. In these uncertain times, it is no wonder that people are seeking out answers about the therapeutic potential of cannabinoids in managing or treating Covid-19. There is still a lot of research that needs to be performed before any conclusive statements can be made about the … Read More