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PGR Problem Weed & How to Spot Them


Medical marijuana is legal in Minnesota, and you can get your medical card today to access dispensaries! If you have any questions, just give us a call! It is now easier than ever to get your medical card through telemedicine!


People are switching from prescription drugs to medical marijuana because it is a natural option with few side effects. Americans are becoming increasingly concerned about health each year, and rightfully so.


GMO stands for a genetically modified organism, and you may recognize the term from the grocery store. Many people know GMOs are bad for us to consume in our food, but what about in our medicine?


That’s right, GMO weed exists, and it is most commonly referred to as PGR weed (plant growth regulators). Cultivation centers may use GMOs to chemically change the structure of the cannabis plant in order to yield more product. Adding chemicals to the plant will increase the growth speed which means more profit for these companies.


Why Is PGR Weed Bad?

The chemicals introduced into cannabis plants when GMOs are added can seriously damage the medical value of the plant. The plant’s cannabinoids, terpenes, and trichomes are removed and diluted, which takes the benefits away from medicinal cannabis.


PGR weed typically does not get you high and it puts your health at risk; you are burning toxic chemicals and inhaling them. Not to mention, PGR weed is a total waste of money. But don't worry, because there are some ways you can spot PGR weed to avoid it altogether!


How to Identify PGR Weed

Luckily, PGR weed usually looks pretty different from normal weed. PGR weed is known to have lots of red or brown hairs, no crystals, and no smell. These are all things you should look out for when using medical cannabis.


Consumers also report that PGR weed can feel dense or heavy with a wet or spongy texture. It is also possible for PGR weed to have a chemical taste or smell to it.


Get Your Medical Marijuana Card in Minnesota

Do you have a qualifying condition for a medical marijuana card in the State of Minnesota? If so, what are you waiting for? It is now easier than ever to get your medical card through telemedicine, right from the comfort of your couch!


Have a chronic condition? You probably qualify! Do you feel like you may benefit from medical cannabis in general? You probably qualify!


Minnesota’s medical marijuana program is fully up and running, and we will begin seeing patients very soon! You should reserve your appointment as soon as possible to make sure you will not have to wait any longer for the relief you deserve.


Cannabis is a safe, natural medicine that has been used for thousands of years. Starting July 1st, medical marijuana will officially be legal in the State of Minnesota, so you should do what you can to prepare so you can have legal access to your medicine!


Reserve an evaluation online today with one of our compassionate doctors, and we’ll book an appointment for you just as soon as we’re cleared to. We will begin seeing patients very soon, so make sure to reserve an evaluation as soon as possible!


You’ll meet with your doctor virtually, using your smartphone or computer for a telemedicine appointment. Together you’ll discuss your conditions, what medical marijuana might be able to do for you, and if you’re qualified to receive a Minnesota Marijuana Card, all without even leaving your home. You’ll even save $25 off the cost of the evaluation!


 

Doctors Who Care.

Relief You Can Trust.


Helping everyone achieve wellness safely and conveniently through increased access to medical marijuana. Our focus on education, inclusion, and acceptance will reduce the stigma for our patients by providing equal access to timely information and compassionate care.


If you have any questions, call us at (833) 781-6671, or simply reserve a medical marijuana evaluation to start getting relief you can trust today!

And don’t forget to check out Minnesota Marijuana Card’s Blog to keep up to date on the latest medical marijuana news, tips, and information.

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