Portfolio Category: Portfolio: Medical Marijuana

Cannabis Companies Targeting Hemp Market

Cannabis companies know a good opportunity when they see it, and many see a potential gold mine in hemp. Established names in the medical and recreational cannabis spaces are moving quickly to seize the moment, now that hemp has been unleashed. When Congress passed, and President Trump signed, the 2018 Farm Bill last December, it…
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Ozone Technology Provides Clean Cannabis Solution

Quality is everything in cannabis cultivation and sales, especially regarding the safety and cleanliness of products on the shelf. Entire crops are susceptible to contaminants such as bacteria and mold, which put businesses at risk of losing valuable product sales or failing state cannabis regulations. How can cultivators ensure their crops are free of these…
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Solaris Farms Tackles Desert Heat with Global Tech

Obviously, desert cultivation of cannabis provides some unique challenges. Intense heat and lack of moisture are less than ideal for prodigious agricultural production. Yet Sassano and the crew at Solaris Farms are making it work, enough so that future expansion seems all but inevitable. Outdoor cannabis cultivation is out of the question in a desert…
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Top 5 Uses for Drone Technology in Hemp Cultivation

As a cannabis consumer, you may see hemp as only being an alternate source of CBD—in particular, if you live in a prohibition state. However, as an agricultural product, industrial hempis in a class by itself for diversity and sustainability—both of which are vital to the future of the American economy. There are over 25,000…
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How Tech is Driving the Cannabis Industry

The introduction of legalized cannabisto the American economy happened quickly, and everyone involved has had to overcome numerous challenges to make it work. This includes growers, manufacturers, retailers, legislators, regulators, and consumers. Profitability and viability are far from a given for cannabis industry actors, despite the immense popularity of the products they’ve chosen to grow,…
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Evolution of Seed to Sale Technology in Cannabis

BioTrackTHChas been a pioneer in the field of cannabis industry software. The Florida-based company’s seed-to-sale tracking system has been serving the needs of cannabis farmers, manufacturers, and dispensaries for more than a decade. BioTrack THC has an active presence in 36 states, DC, Puerto Rico, United Kingdom, Jamaica, Canada, Colombia, Australia, and New Zealand, making…
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Can Cannabis Cure Glioblastomas and Other Forms of Cancer?

In April 2017, Keischa N. Quiles Mercado of Arecibo, Puerto Rico, was 27 and had just started her master’s program in psychotherapy, when one morning she was awoken by a series of grand mal seizures. Her mother and sister rushed her to the emergency room. At the hospital, imaging revealed a large mass lodged in…
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¿El Cenabais Puede Curar la Glioblastoma y Otros Tipos de Cancer?

Se trata de una mujer joven que venció al glioblastoma, a pesar de las probabilidades. ¿Cómo lo hizo? Pocos diagnósticos dan más miedo que el cáncer. Más escalofriante es informarse que se ha metastatizado a otras partes del cuerpo — ya sea a través de el sistema linfático o por el torrente sanguíneo — a…
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How Medicinal Cannabis Became Legal in Puerto Rico

By 2013, 52 percent of Americans were in favor of legalizing cannabis for medicinal use. Eighteen states had already passed referendums or bills legalizing medical marijuana for a broad range of conditions, and within five years that number was destined to nearly double. But in certain areas (Midwest and South, for example) medicinal cannabis remained…
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Bipartisan Coalition Pushing For Federal Cannabis Reform

What has been speculated on for weeks in the nation’s capital has now become a reality. On April 4, a bipartisan coalition of 13 Democrats and 13 Republicans reintroduced bill HR 6043 in the US House of Representatives. Known as the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States (STATES) Act, this bill would alter the…
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