Major wildfires are threatening the lives and livelihoods of cannabis industry workers in California and Oregon, as both states continue to be scorched by the worst US wildfire season on record.
Speaking to Analytical Cannabis, the scientists behind the new method explain how it is able to determine whether the THC present in tested material is above or below one percent by weight, and thus whether it is either legal hemp or illicit cannabis.
Many producers believe that these changes could be setting the stage for a future crackdown on the market.
Under close review, analysts found that significantly more funding was given to research into the negative effects of cannabis and cannabis misuse than on its medical and therapeutic uses.
The new study found that states without a legal recreational marijuana market were more likely to have more EVALI cases per capita.
State authorities have begun an investigation into a cannabis testing lab over allegations of falsified testing results, according to the local newspaper the Tulsa World.
If new legislation is approved, the country could have an established regulatory structure for domestic production in place by early 2021, expert consultants say.