Many producers believe that these changes could be setting the stage for a future crackdown on the market.
Stored cannabis vape cartridges and lead leaching may pose a risk to consumer health, an early study shared with Analytical Cannabis has found.
A US company is voluntarily recalling a swathe of hemp tincture products, intended for dog, cat, and human consumption, after the Florida Department of Health tested some samples and found dangerous levels of lead.
With many businesses now experiencing disruption caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Matthew Anderson of Vanguard Scientific tells Analytical Cannabis of his experiences working in the supply chain over the past several months.
With a steady increase of research into cannabinoids, and with changes to legalization and regulation, the future of the cannabis beverage industry will have to overcome considerable challenges to keep up with new consumer demands.
How can cannabis labs leverage powerful analytical technologies to ensure novel products like cannabis-based beverages meet consumer safety and quality demands?
In the fourth part of his series, Rob Thomas examines how processors can reduce the chances of elemental contamination and outlines recent case studies where CBD product recalls were issued due to heavy metal contamination.
In the third part of his series, Rob Thomas details how the cannabis product manufacturing process can contribute to heavy metal contamination.