The Cannabis Industry in 2018: ‘Hotel California’ and More

The legalization of cannabis in California made some of the biggest news of the year, many other changes are impacting the industry, and more lie ahead in 2018.

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How to Test for Heavy Metals in Cannabis

Although cannabis for human consumption or smoking should be as free from heavy metal contamination as possible, that’s not always the case.

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CBD Set to Become a Billion Dollar Market in Just 3 Years

Hemp CBD sales hit $170 million in 2016 and at a 55% compound annual growth rate over the years to come, the market will easily cross the billion-dollar mark.

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Recent Developments in the Legal Cannabis Industry

According to recent data, the total economic output from legal cannabis will grow 150% from $16 billion in 2017 to $40 billion by 2021.

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Anandia Labs Voted Top Cannabis Testing Lab in Canada

Dr. Jonathan Page, Co-Founder, President and CEO of Anandia Labs, and an internationally-recognized pioneer in cannabis plant biochemistry and genetics, was also voted Most Progressive Researcher for 2017.

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Digipath Labs Awarded the Emerald Test Badge for Potency, Pesticides Testing

The Emerald Test Badge results provide a measure of assurance and reliability to the industry as a whole, and particularly to those who depend on testing lab's results for safety, health, and product performance.

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Terpenoid Profiles in Cannabis Classification

Analyses of 11 cannabinoids and 19 terpenoids in 2,237 individual cannabis flower samples identified three distinct clusters that were distinguishable by terpenoid profiles alone.

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Synthetic THC Enables Optical Control of CB1 Receptor Signaling

Attaching a light-sensitive “antenna” to the THC molecule makes it possible to use light of a specific wavelength to precisely manipulate the CB1 receptor.

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Maximizing the Production of Critical Medical Components from Specific Cannabis Strains

GB Sciences is seeking to place cannabis-based medical formulations on a level playing field with traditional medical formulations when it comes to patient studies and clinical trials.

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MyDx, Highsmen Genetics Partner on Cannabis Strains Tailored for Specific Effects

Theie goal is to be able to produce a custom flower strain with custom cannabinoids and terpenes that can be tailored for specific end use applications, such as sleep or pain relief.

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MyDx: A Review of the World's Leading Portable Cannabis Analyzer

MyDx: A Review of the World's Leading Portable Cannabis Analyzer

MyDx can test for pesticides in the food you eat, chemicals in the water you drink, toxins in the air you breathe, and the safety and potency of your cannabis samples.

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Cannabis Strain Genetics Explained

Ever wonder what it means when one strain is "crossed" with another? Ace budtender Kevin "Kupcake" Koepke from Nectar Cannabis in Oregon lays out everything you need to know about strain genetics in a way that's clear and easy to understand

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Take a Tour of a Californian Cannabis Testing Lab

Take a look at the instruments and tools required for terpenoid and cannabinoid profiling, potency testing and safety testing like heavy metal and pesticide analysis.

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Cannabis Testing Standards for Smoking vs. Edibles Market in California

Kevin Jodrey of Wonderland Nursery discusses lab testing standards in California beginning in 2018 for contaminants and pesticides.

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