Ginko Bioworks and Cronos partner to facilitate the future production of lab-grown cannabis.
A new system is being introduced to allow black and gray market cannabis producers to introduce and protect their unique cannabis strains in the Canadian cannabis market.
New legislation brought in by the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division, in effect from August 1st, requires mandatory pesticide testing on all strains of cannabis flower and trim that is sold in the state adding increased testing costs for producers.
It is reported that these failures are due to both the mislabeling of products and contamination from pesticides, bacteria, and processing chemicals.
Failing to comply with the standards in place puts a cannabis company at risk of litigation and jeopardizes business contracts with other downstream cannabis operators.
A team at Medicinal Genomics have successfully sequenced the cannabis genome at 640kb N50, representing a 28% improvement on the Human Genome Project standard.