NOV 24, 2017 6:00 AM PST

Medical Cannabis: How It's Produced and Processed

WRITTEN BY: Loren DeVito

Over the past few years, the medical cannabis industry in the US has been booming. States like Colorado, where recreational cannabis is also legal, have most felt this impact through increased state revenue. But, unlike recreational cannabis, medical cannabis faces greater regulations regarding how its produced and processed.

And, although many people are aware of or have seen images of growing cannabis in greenhouses, they may not realize exactly how complicated the process of growing and producing medical cannabis can be.

The video below walks through the step-by-step process of medical cannabis cultivation and sheds light on how a bud becomes a plant that can be used to help people with various conditions in states (or, in this case, Canada) where it is has been legalized:

 

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