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Optimize This! Enhancing the Quality and Consistency of Cannabis and Extraction

Everyone makes the best extracts. But are they optimized? And what does “the best” mean; does it mean high yield, high quality, or both? And what is quality anyway? Quality begins in the cultivation process and continues throughout the handling of the product from seed to sale.

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Solving Residual Solvent Analysis

The method of choice for quantifying residual solvents is headspace gas chromatography, a simple technique that allows only the volatile component of the cannabis sample to be measured.

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The Science of Cannabis 2018 [Online Symposium]

Following the success of the world’s first cannabis science and testing online symposium, we are delighted to announce The Science of Cannabis 2018 will take place on September 27, 2018.

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How CBD Reduces Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Has Now Been Revealed

The authors behind the work believe that CBD may constitute an excellent candidate for the treatment of MS and other autoimmune diseases as a novel, non-psychoactive therapeutic.

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4 Way to Improve The Medicinal Cannabis Program in Illinois: A Case Study

This article highlights the areas where Illinois could make improvements in order to establish a more efficient and effective medicinal cannabis treatment program.

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Ontario Announces Delays to Retail Cannabis Sales

The delay is to provide time to create a framework that will regulate independently-run retail outlets as opposed to having the previously agreed state-run retail setup.

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Cannabis Concentrate Use Linked to Cannabis Use Disorder

Self-reporting study fuels debate over the potential risks to mental health of long term, high THC concentrate use.

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Cannabis Oil Shows Promise as Treatment for Untreatable Childhood Epilepsy

A clinical trial involving 20 Canadian children with severe intractable epilepsy has posted resulting indicating cannabis oil could reduce seizures by over 70%.

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The Evolution of Cannabis Testing

Dr. Jeffrey Raber is proud to be speaking at The Science of Cannabis 2018 about the past, present and future challenges encountered by the cannabis testing industry.

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Colorado’s Cannabis Growers Will Shoulder the Cost of New Regulations

New legislation brought in by the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division, in effect from August 1st, requires mandatory pesticide testing on all strains of cannabis flower and trim that is sold in the state adding increased testing costs for producers.

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Complete Cannabis Testing Solutions for the Canadian Market from a Single Source

Complete Cannabis Testing Solutions for the Canadian Market from a Single Source

End-to-end workflow analyzes safety, purity and potency of cannabis to help meet Health Canada's testing standards.

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LabVantage Cannabis Purpose-Built Informatics Solution Previews at 2018 Cannabis Science Conference

Pre-configured informatics package provides LIMS solution specifically designed for cannabis industry needs.

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Sources and Risks of 4 Common Cannabis Contaminants

This infographic looks at the sources and risks of a selection of contaminants of concern to cannabis producers and consumers alike.

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9 Tips to Help Cannabis Testing Labs Prepare for ISO 17025 Accreditation

Gaining ISO accreditation is any lab is a huge undertaking. This guide breaks down and outlines 9 practical steps you can take to help you prepare for the accreditation process.

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