Pesticide Remediation by CPC

By Arpad Konczol, PhD
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In this article, Konczol explains the pesticide removal capability of CPC technology, exemplified by the isolation of CBD. He also highlights the importance of the issue of cannabis contaminants with a special focus on the risks and regulations associated with pesticide residues.

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2021 Cannabis Extraction Virtual Conference

By Cannabis Industry Journal Staff
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The Cannabis Extraction Virtual Conference. Check out sessions from the June 29, 2021 event such as: Hazards and Controls of Extraction with Liquified Petroleum Gases (LPG), Slow is Smooth & Smooth is Fast! Understanding the Kinetics & Thermodynamics of Cannabis Extraction and The Quest to Discover the Limits of CO2 Extraction

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Cannabis Labs Virtual Conference

The Cannabis Labs Virtual Conference continues! For five years now, we have been hosting this complimentary collection of webinar presentations, designed to help attendees better understand some of the more technical aspects of starting and operating a laboratory. We will take a deep dive into various cannabis and hemp testing methods, laboratory accreditation, microbial testing, standards, method development and more.

Attendees registering for this complimentary series of webinars will get access to veterans of the cannabis lab testing industry, who are all available for Q&A after each presentation. In addition to getting the opportunity to chat with these subject matter experts on September 14, a recording of the presentations will be made available to all who register.

Practical and educational information from experts in the cannabis lab testing industry, all on the same day and all from the comfort of your lab, home or office. Want real inside knowledge on the cannabis testing industry? Stay tuned for important updates on the agenda. Registration is now open.

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Challenges with Process Scale Up in Cannabis/Hemp Extraction

By Darwin Millard
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Process scale up is a challenging endeavor in many industries, but it is even more challenging in the cannabis/hemp industry. What equipment you use, what parameters you implement, and what solvents and reagents are involved are all contributing factors to the scalability of your process. In this piece, Darwin Millard explores the common mistakes made during process scale up and how to avoid them.

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Defining Hemp: Classifications, Policies & Markets, Part 2

By Darwin Millard
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The cannabis plant is an incredibly versatile plant used in numerous applications: construction materials, textiles, composites, bioplastics, food ingredients, phytochemicals, CBD products, and so much more. Or is that hemp? In this two-part series, Darwin Millard takes the reader down the hemp rabbit hole and discusses how the global market has evolved the definition of hemp over time and the challenges posed by trying to have your cake and eat it too. Millard proposes that we adopt policies for market protection of hemp products through standardization, not bifurcation of the cannabis plant.

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