Recalls over pesticides and inconsistent lab testing tarnish the cannabis industry’s image, but solutions are in sight.
Good manufacturing practices can help streamline documentation, record keeping and facility design.
The column will provide simple ways for laboratories to improve the quality of their chromatographic data, including instrument calibration and method development.
Crafting and updating internal SOPs and employee manuals frequently are crucial to viable business operations.
Many view the Court’s decision as highlighting the need for better standards and regulatory oversight.
Quality is not just tested for in the final product, but built into each step of the manufacturing process.
Using customer feedback and keeping a diverse inventory can improve your profitability as a dispensary.
The best way to avoid recalls from occurring is using preventative strategies like HACCP and GMP’s.
Applying pesticides off label is a federal offense and successful pest management should not require some of the pesticides used regularly in the industry and cited in recent Colorado recalls.
The implementation of enforceable, nationally uniform standards will be the largest foreseeable change to the cannabis industry and most likely those standards will mirror the food industry’s.