Cannabis use, even for medical purposes, could make some people sick due to harmful fungi that contaminate the plants, according to the researchers.
The new program is recognized by the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation, the international organization for accreditation bodies.
Regulators in Michigan have recalled a series of cannabis edibles due to their high THC levels and non-compliant packaging.
The owners of a cannabis testing lab in Montana have shut the business down out of concern that a software, required by the state’s regulators, may be inadvertently approving un-tested cannabis.
Almost half of Maine’s medical cannabis products would fail the contaminant tests that the state’s recreational cannabis products are subjected to. That’s the conclusion of a study conducted by Maine’s own Office of Cannabis Policy (OCP).
In an email letter sent last week – seen by Analytical Cannabis – the Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) reminded licensed labs that they are “required to accurately report testing results for cannabis batches.”
The researchers say their findings add to the growing body of evidence that psilocybin can be used in a clinical setting to treat depression.