Two cannabis testing facilities have now been issued provisional licenses in the state but the debate over their differing approaches to microbiological contamination testing continues.
It is reported that these failures are due to both the mislabeling of products and contamination from pesticides, bacteria, and processing chemicals.
This development comes at a disruptive time for UK cannabis regulations, as the drug has only recently been moved to a schedule 2 classification under the 2001 Misuse of Drugs Regulations act, allowing clinicians to prescribe it by the fall.
A member of the United States House of Representatives has submitted a bill to Congress which, if passed, would allow legal cannabis users to become federal employees.
AC Braddock, CEO of Eden Labs join us to discuss the role of cannabis extraction science and how extraction scientists are creating great cannabis products.
A team at Medicinal Genomics have successfully sequenced the cannabis genome at 640kb N50, representing a 28% improvement on the Human Genome Project standard.
A list of the proposed rule changes is expected to be published on or after October 31 2018 and will address issues like THC serving limits, packaging requirements, and contaminant testing.
The analyzer is a hybrid testing machine which combines the use of near-infrared spectroscopy technology with visual image analysis and machine learning to accurately characterize the potency of a cannabis sample.