Analytical Cannabis caught up with Josh Swider, CEO of Infinite Chemical Analysis Labs, to learn the differences between the cannabis testing regulators in California and Michigan, and what the former could learn from the latter.
We discuss the ICP-MS measurement technique and the many potential sources of interferences observed when determining the most common metals found in aerosols generated from organic-rich vaping liquids.
The UK would do well to cash in on this green rush, writes Mike Barnes, as it has the potential to join the US and become a world leader in the cannabis sector.
Inductively coupled plasma-optical emission spectroscopy (ICP-OES) is an analytical technique that is used to identify the atomic composition of a sample. In this article we will explore how the technique works, what it tells us, strengths, limitations and common problems, and how it compares to other techniques in this analytical niche.
Mexico's national legislature is required by the country’s supreme court to implement the legalization bill before December 15.
In this article, we take a look at what gas chromatography is, how it works and how to interpret output data. Its combination with mass spectrometry and the use of multiple dimensions are considered, and strengths, limitations and common problems are discussed.
Learn about the challenges of trapping and collecting aerosols without contaminating the sample, and how best to validate the process using standard methods developed by the tobacco industry for electronic nicotine delivery systems.