Regulators are looking at instilling pesticide testing and tighter regulations following cannabis recall in California. Washington's lack of a cannabis testing program is now facing scrutiny and a call to get up-to-date on testing issues.
California’s parks are becoming littered with cannabis leftovers, and the state’s dogs are taking a hit from the clean-up.
As cannabis becomes more prominent in North America, government oversight on heavy metal contamination is becoming more prevalent, too. So what can be done on the analytical front?
As the cannabis industry expands, so must its analytical capabilities. And gas chromatography technology has never been more accessible to smaller labs and companies.
Shortened sample run-time and minimal sample prep, coupled with the cost-effectiveness of UV microplate analysis, make this technique very appealing as a new chemotyping method for hemp and cannabis analysis.
Impairment can last for hours after THC has left the body, meaning that a simple blood test may not accurately portray if a person is fit to drive. The Otorize app uses digitalized, scientifically sound, cognitive tests to judge a person's ability to drive or operate heavy equipment.
Recommendations come after the Joint Commission On Low THC Medical Oil Access issued a report recommending that Georgia legalizes the regulated cultivation and sale of cannabis.
Whilst Oregon has a lucrative export business in beers and wines, but the state is yet to allow the export of cannabis and its derivative products. however, a new bill being considered could allow trade with neighboring states.