In this article, we look at the support that is available to laboratories to help them adapt to the new cannabis pesticide testing requirements.
Five different plant pathogens were identified in the crown tissues of wilted plants highlighting the need for better environmental controls and cultivation practices for outdoor grows.
California's strict cannabis testing regulations may have created more problems than it has fixed.
Phenova, Inc. becomes the first laboratory to be awarded the accreditation for cannabis proficiency testing, filling a "significant need" within the industry.
Sequoia's test reports showed abnormal formatting, which raised questions. Thankfully, the potential risk to the public is believed to be minimal.
We recently spoke to Kim Rael, CEO of Azuca, a producer of innovative, fast-acting cannabis edibles, to discuss the role of the processor-testing lab relationship and the challenges faced with inconsistent testing results.
Apart from the obvious adverse effects these fungal infections have on plant crops, some can cause adverse health effects in humans.
Microbes can be introduced to cannabis products during the growing and processing phases. This is a challenging area for microbiologists, and requires them to implement a variety of techniques in order to create medical-grade cannabis.