In the second part of his series, Rob Thomas details the many ways heavy metal contaminants can make their way into cannabis plants.
CBD is more popular than ever in the UK, but its testing standards are hardly high, say the ACI.
The pandemic has changed our lives beyond recognition, but it doesn’t have to spell the end of your cannabis business, writes Hannah Deacon.
As an analytical chemist, Jeffrey Williams wondered how he might build better tools for the scientific world. His thinking led him to develop the all-in-one analysis machine, the Massbox. Analytical Cannabis caught up with Williams to discuss how these new steps in analytical chemistry might come to shape the cannabis industry.
Recreational cannabis stores have been closed in Massachusetts since March 24 after being ruled to be “non-essential” businesses.
From 2018 to 2019, global legal cannabis sales grew by 46 percent up to US$14.8 billion, according to new analysis.
The new report, which analysed transactions on the darknet, found that illicit cannabis sales increased by about 30 percent during the first quarter of 2020.
The analytical services of CannaSafe, one of California’s larger cannabis testing lab companies, will soon be available in three more US states.