Archive for the ‘Medical Cannabis’ Category

Florida Medical Marijuana: What to Do Now to Have a Cannabis Business Later

Posted on June 12th, 2019 by Modern Canna Science

Whether you’re looking to run a cannabis business for medical or recreational marijuana, you’ll need a fair amount of preparation to ensure your startup’s success. The landscape is likely to be a competitive one, but the companies that can guarantee quality will rise to the top of the crop. A Successful Cannabis Business Starts with Read the full article…

How Medical Cannabis Can Help Treat Chronic Pain

Posted on January 16th, 2019 by Modern Canna Science

Fifty million Americans suffer from chronic pain – representing 20% of the population, according to 2018 data collected by the Centers for Disease Control. “Chronic pain” is any type of discomfort lasting three months or longer, ranging from a persistent, dull ache to excruciating, agonizing shooting pain. Of these, 20 million people have what is Read the full article…

How Can CBD Be Used to Ease Anxiety and Depression?

Posted on December 10th, 2018 by Modern Canna Science

The health benefits of CBD are well documented. Research has shown that this cannabinoid is especially useful for treating neural pain and seizures. Furthermore, it may also have anti-cancer properties. New studies are also showing that CBD is just as beneficial for the mind and promoting mental well-being. What exactly is the role of cannabis Read the full article…

How the Florida Medical Marijuana Industry Benefits from Professional Laboratory Testing

Posted on November 21st, 2018 by Modern Canna Science

The relative concentrations of active components in cannabis plants are a function of light exposure, moisture, temperature, soil nutrients, and a host of other factors. Even when cultivators control these variables, natural divergences can affect the ultimate potency of the plants. This is an unacceptable condition in any medical marijuana industry that needs to deliver Read the full article…

Testing for Heavy Metals Absorbed Into Cannabis

Posted on November 20th, 2018 by Modern Canna Science

It’s an inconvenient fact that the fruits and vegetables we consume potentially contain harmful contaminants. Cannabis is no exception. One of the greatest concerns is traces of heavy metals, which may turn up in the soil and be found in cannabis and all its constituents. This includes cannabidiol oils and tinctures, which more Floridians are Read the full article…

Benefits of Using a Certified Marijuana Testing Laboratory

Posted on November 15th, 2018 by Modern Canna Science

Marijuana treatment centers in the State of Florida MUST use laboratories that have been certified by the Florida Department of Health. This new law went into effect as of July 1st, 2018 as Statute 381.988 of Title XXIX. Modern Canna Science is one of just a handful of laboratories with this certification. As such, we Read the full article…

What is the Cannabis Chemovar Classification Method?

Posted on October 29th, 2018 by Modern Canna Science

The conventional wisdom regarding cannabis strains considers Indica to give a “relaxing body buzz,” while “high-energy” Sativa strains produce a mental sense of wellbeing. In the past, producers of marijuana abroad and in this country have used these two broad-based classifications, which may differ based on country of origin, morphology, flavor profile, general effect and symptom relief. Read the full article…

The Cultivar vs. Chemovar Debate

Posted on November 1st, 2018 by Modern Canna Science

The principal challenge faced by medical marijuana users is to find products that match their treatment needs. Unlike synthetic compound medication made in the laboratory, living and breathing plants may contain multiple active ingredients and express different characteristics. The name of the cannabis should reflect the benefits, but also clarify what range of diversity can Read the full article…

Sativa Strains vs. Indica Strains: What’s the Difference?

Posted on October 27th, 2018 by Modern Canna Science

Today’s medical marijuana patients have access to thousands of cannabis strains, which fall under the terms Sativa, Indica, hybrid and CBD dominant. Whether purchasing edibles, tinctures or other marijuana products for therapeutic use, it’s important to have a grasp on their predictive effects. Marijuana plants originating from Mexico, Columbia, Thailand and other warm-weather countries are Read the full article…

The Importance of Using an Experienced Testing Center for Medical Marijuana Testing

Posted on August 24th, 2018 by Modern Canna Science

Medical marijuana is gaining greater mainstream acceptance in no small part because of quality and potency assurances from independent testing centers that work with cannabis cultivators to standardize their products. In Florida, medical marijuana testing centers provide these much needed services to the State’s cultivators and dispensaries to help them comply with new rules and Read the full article…