Building Trust Through Transparency

Led by a team of physicians, pharmacists, and medical experts, Modern Health Concepts develops safe, effective, and innovative medical cannabis products. We have 50+ years of horticultural expertise through our family-owned, third-generation farm. MHC also uses the industry’s most medically precise and technologically advanced production techniques, because transparency from seed to sale results in exceptional quality that patients and doctors can trust.

Bringing Hope to Florida

MHC offers patients relief through a range of all-natural medical cannabis products, including low-THC, high-CBD cannabis and full-strength medical cannabis. We also hold Florida’s only license to manufacture and sell Haleigh’s Hope, a cannabis oil that has provided tremendous relief to patients suffering from severe epilepsy. By early 2017, we plan on offering vaporizing cartridges with other treatment options to follow, such as medical cannabis capsules and oils, in accordance with Florida law.

Leading the Way for Progress

The lifeblood of our organization is the creation of cannabis products using the highest standards of production at every step of the process and advancing research and clinical trials on the use of medical cannabis. As we develop new product options, Modern Health Concepts will continue to passionately advocate, creating awareness of medical cannabis and increasing access for the patients who can benefit from it. Physicians and patients who want to drive progress are invited to join the medical cannabis movement.

Physicians, pharmacists and visionaries.

The Modern Health Concepts Team

Modern Health Concepts is one of the state’s leading medical cannabis providers. Our team is comprised of board-certified physicians, licensed pharmacists, experienced horticultural experts and business visionaries who share a passion for making this life-changing treatment available and accessible to all, so that suffering patients can find true relief.

Please contact us if you’re interested in learning more about our team or how you can help the medical cannabis movement.

Richard Young

Since January 2016, Richard has focused on building a diversified team to ensure that MHC can successfully cultivate and dispense medical cannabis products, in addition to overseeing the construction of a state-of-the-art cultivation and medicine facility. He is involved in developing a toolkit to educate physicians about medical cannabis, its benefits, and the requirements they must fulfill in order to become qualified to order. Richard has also taken a proactive role in educating local governments within the community to ensure patient access via retail dispensaries.

Richard Young is a seasoned business executive, drawing from experiences including private equity firms and a Fortune 50 industrial and financial services company. Prior to MHC, he has worked in industries including healthcare, consumer financial services, technology, and manufacturing. Richard earned his B.S. Finance from the University of Florida.

Dr. Carlos Smith

Dr. Smith practices Internal Medicine in Key Largo. He treats patients with a wide variety of conditions ranging from minor urgent care to a multitude of chronic illnesses such as cancer, epilepsy, hypertension, diabetes and many more. Additionally he maintains a focus on wellness, prevention and promotion of healthy lifestyle habits among his patients. Prior to his current practice, Dr. Smith was a hospitalist physician at Baptist Homestead, Baptist Kendall, and South Miami hospitals. He graduated from the University of Miami with an M.D. and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with honors from the University of Florida. He is bilingual in English and Spanish.

Eddy Blanco

As the Director of Product Research and Development, Eddy leads the product development process and ensures that MHC’s manufacturing operations satisfy product requirements. He oversees the entire Quality Assurance Program and is responsible for maintaining compliance with Florida state laws. With a background in pharmacy, Eddy has extensive experience understanding the needs of patients and physicians and ensures that their voices are represented in our product development process. He holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Nova Southeastern University and an Associate in Science from Miami Dade Community College.

Michael Costa

As MHC’s resident Patient Advocate, Michael’s role is to represent the voice of the patient in everything we do. Michael’s passion lies in promoting healthy lifestyle habits for patients with a focus on Functional Medicine and Traditional Oriental Medicine. With over 10 years of clinical experience as a licensed acupuncturist, Michael has a clear understanding of patient needs. He holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and a Master of Traditional Oriental Medicine from Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine.

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