Posts Tagged ‘medical cannabis’

Importance of Testing Medical Marijuana

Posted on June 21st, 2019 by Modern Canna Science

For many years, the medical marijuana industry operated without much large-scale oversight. Now, as legislation nationwide begins to take a more progressive stance on cannabis, cultivators, processors, dispensaries, and treatment facilities are under increased scrutiny. This means that the importance of product testing in the medical marijuana marketplace has never been higher. The rapid growth Read the full article…

Max Amount of THC Allowed in Florida for CBD Oil

Posted on June 14th, 2019 by Modern Canna Science

Medical Marijuana and CBD oil has been a hot topic in Florida, with lots of changes on the federal and state level that seem to bounce back and forth between limitations and accessibility. Ultimately, this has created a confusing legal landscape that has landed some CBD distributors and users in trouble with the law. Why Read the full article…

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…

Does the Gender of Cannabis Matter?

Posted on June 10th, 2019 by Modern Canna Science

When it comes to producing recreational and medical marijuana, the female plants are generally the star of the show. Many don’t realize that cannabis plants have a gender, but to those who grow it, breed it and process it into edibles, oils and other therapeutic products, sex matters a lot. While cannabis is able to 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 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…

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…

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…

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…