While vapor testing methods already exist for tobacco e-cigarettes, this is uncharted territory for the cannabis sector. So how can companies adapt?
Delta-8 THC is more popular than ever. But one cannabis lab in Massachusetts has stopped testing products containing the THC variant all together. Analytical Cannabis caught up with its founder to find out more.
In a talk at the Analytical Cannabis Expo West Online 2021, Dr Julie Martellini, science operations manager at Massachusetts’ MCR Labs, walked attendees through how the Framingham-based lab adapted to the new challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Robert Thomas, a leading heavy metals expert in the cannabis testing sector and principle of the consulting company Scientific Solutions, explains just how inductively coupled plasma-mass-spectrometry (ICP-MS) can lower the regulatory demands of cannabis testing to better understand the link between lead toxicity and human disease.
Gül Dölen, an associate professor of neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University, explained to Analytical Cannabis just how MDMA-assisted psychotherapy can reopen a “critical period” in the brain for social reward learning.
Analytical Cannabis breaks down the traits and effects of the most commonly sought after psychedelic mushrooms.
C. Michael White, a professor of pharmacy at the University of Connecticut, explains how drug impurities can lead to harmful consequences.