How exactly does one test psilocybin? Decades of prohibition have prevented scientists from understanding the deeper chemical nature of psychedelic fungi, so where do the scientists of today start when tasked with analyzing their unique chemicals? Analytical Cannabis asked some of them to find out.
Several studies at the center are already underway, and their findings may just help inform the state’s eventual medical cannabis policies. To find out more, Analytical Cannabis spoke to the center’s director, Shanna Babalonis.
One issue has come to divide the state’s legal cannabis industry in recent months: Aspergillus testing. Analytical Cannabis reached out to key figures on both side of the debate to find out why fungi testing has become so fraught.
Heavy metals expert Robert Thomas previews his new book, the 4th Edition of Practical Guide to ICP-MS and Other Atomic Spectroscopy Techniques: A Tutorial for Beginners.
Brady Green, head grower at UK-based medicinal cannabis firm Dalgety, explains how an innovative and state-of-the-art environment is essential to creating a medicinal product.
This Analytical Cannabis article explores the importance of magnesium, how to spot magnesium deficiency, and how it can be prevented.
Eric Schneider, the managing director of AlphaRoot, a tech-enabled cannabis insurance broker, explains how cannabis labs can build trust with their customers by making their testing more transparent.
Thomas Rosengren, chief technical officer at Alchemy 29, explains how solventless extraction can help producers to maximize their operation’s value.