With a steady increase of research into cannabinoids, and with changes to legalization and regulation, the future of the cannabis beverage industry will have to overcome considerable challenges to keep up with new consumer demands.
How can cannabis labs leverage powerful analytical technologies to ensure novel products like cannabis-based beverages meet consumer safety and quality demands?
In the fourth part of his series, Rob Thomas examines how processors can reduce the chances of elemental contamination and outlines recent case studies where CBD product recalls were issued due to heavy metal contamination.
In the third part of his series, Rob Thomas details how the cannabis product manufacturing process can contribute to heavy metal contamination.
Analysts and university professors tell Lab Manager why genetic testing is crucial to cannabis testing.
Quality management and compliance-based activities are a way of life in the cannabis testing lab, says Kim Ross.
With cannabis still prohibited under federal law, many cannabis businesses in states with legal cannabis have been forced to operate as cash-only businesses.
In the second part of his series, Rob Thomas details the many ways heavy metal contaminants can make their way into cannabis plants.