Ahead of his upcoming ASTM-sponsored workshop on measuring heavy metals in cannabis and hemp products, Analytical Cannabis caught up with Rob Thomas to find out how he became the cannabis industry’s heavy metal guru and just what attendees can expect from his upcoming workshop.
Besides accurate potency testing, the Western Illinois Mass Spectrometry Center is also able to cover a range of other applications, such as terpene profiling and contaminant testing for residual solvents, pesticides, and mycotoxins.
The new, multidisciplinary research center will cover the work of around 100 scientists working on a diverse range of cannabis-related research projects.
Any healthcare professionals or wholesalers who stock the products have been advised to stop supplying them immediately and to quarantine all remaining stock.
A range of methods for quantifying yeast and mold in dried cannabis flower have been approved by AOAC International.
Effective from Friday May 7, 2021, US researchers are now required to measure and report results using the unit in all studies involving THC and human subjects.
Steep Hill Labs, a multi-state cannabis testing company, has announced that it will soon operate in the US state of Mississippi.