The lab will start its international expansion by opening up testing operations for local consumers and cannabis exporters in Colombia.
The authors of the paper point out that regulation in a legalized market could help control these risks and improve consumer safety.
A new study conducted on laboratory animals shows that exposure to cannabis and stress during adolescence may lead to long-term anxiety disorders characterized by the presence of pathological fear.
The study, which was conducted in mice, specifically found that CBD caused an increase in pressure inside the eye of 18 percent for at least four hours after use.
Adolescent marijuana use may alter how neurons function in brain areas engaged in decision-making, planning, and self-control, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
According to researchers "this natural substance has a weaker psychoactive effect and, at the same time, is capable of inhibiting inflammatory processes in the brain".
The laboratory expanded its footprint from 3,000 to 6,000 square feet to be able to put in new instruments needed for the required regulated pesticides testing for adult cannabis required by Health Canada.
ICCI is the first Europe-based partner for ASTM International’s cannabis committee, which has grown to more than 500 members worldwide in its first two years.