In a talk at the Analytical Cannabis Expo West Online 2021, Dr Julie Martellini, science operations manager at Massachusetts’ MCR Labs, walked attendees through how the Framingham-based lab adapted to the new challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Robert Thomas, a leading heavy metals expert in the cannabis testing sector and principle of the consulting company Scientific Solutions, explains just how inductively coupled plasma-mass-spectrometry (ICP-MS) can lower the regulatory demands of cannabis testing to better understand the link between lead toxicity and human disease.
Working with the National Institute of Standards and Technology is critical in efforts to create cannabis lab competency standards and improve analyte measurement comparability.
The majority of cannabis testing labs in the US appear to correctly quantify the amount of THC and CBD in hemp oil products, according to a new report from the federal agency.
The Durango-based company announced that it had been awarded the certification from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE).
Rob Thomas recaps ASTM's recent three-day workshop on heavy metal contaminants in cannabis, and just what can be done about them.
The research, published last week in the journal Scientific Advances, used the whole-genome resequencing of 110 different hemp and drug-type cannabis strains from around the world to study their genetic roots.
With his book now published, Analytical Cannabis caught up with Opie to find out how he pivoted into cannabis and what tips a would-be cannabis tester should know before opening their own lab.