The federal study aims to improve the testing standards used throughout the cannabis lab sector. Any lab interested in participating in the next phase of the project has until February 5 to enroll.
In a win for hemp farmers, the final rule widens the margin of error for THC levels in hemp plants before a cultivator is declared criminally negligent. However, several high-profile sticking points remain, including some guidelines on sampling.
Liquid chromatography (LC) is a technique used to separate and analyze mixtures of chemical components in solution, to determine if a specific component is present and, if so, how much of it is there. In this article we explore how LC works, how the technique has evolved, LC data interpretation and strengths and limitations.
Responding to Analytical Cannabis, ProVerde president Chris Hudalla explained that the Maine lab was “in operation before there were any requirements or mechanisms for licensing of marijuana testing laboratories in Maine.”
Any consumer in possession of such a product has been advised by the Colorado Department of Revenue to return it to the initial retailer.
The adult-use cannabis extracts and pre-rolls initially failed state testing requirements and are considered unsafe for consumers.