Posts Tagged ‘medical cannabis’

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…

Legal Cannabis Gives Rise to Testing Industries

Posted on December 24th, 2016 by George Fernandez

Now that medical cannabis is legal in many states, including Florida, the importance of establishing quality and purity standards has taken center stage. Medical cannabis is still an emerging industry and as such, the regulations in Florida and elsewhere are expected to continue evolving for quite some time. With regulatory guidelines not yet firmly established, Read the full article…

What Are the Benefits of Medicinal Cannabis?

Posted on March 4th, 2015 by George Fernandez

  The debate over the legalization of marijuana has been raging on for years now. Twenty states at last count have legalized cannabis for medical purposes with many more being sure to follow. While many people feel that it should not be legalized for recreational use, strict medical cannabis testing shows that it has many Read the full article…