Speaking at Analytical Cannabis’ recent extraction symposium, Diane Pickett and Serena Giovinazzi of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services' Division of Food Safety detailed new results from their laboratory’s research into heavy metal contamination in hemp extracts.
In the first part of a new series, Rob Thomas and Tony Destefano outline what the cannabis testing sector can learn from the pharmaceutical industry when it comes to heavy metal contamination.
Kimberly Ross, chief scientific officer at Peak Compliance, LCC, explains how cannabis labs can gain efficiency by modernizing their data handling techniques and digitizing their record keeping.
More than half of hemp-based delta-9 THC products vary substantially from the doses on their labels, new testing has found.
PPB Analytical's Ian Vand details the dangers of mail-order cannabis, and why consumers should stick to legal, tested products.
Researchers from Southern Cross University, Australia, have developed a more accessible form of simultaneous cannabinoid quantification using high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) for separation and a simple time-of-flight mass spectrometer (TOF-MS) for detection.