When it comes to cannabis pathogen testing, facts are more important than comfort. In this piece, Dr. Hom advocates for qPCR over plating methods when conducting microbiology testing in cannabis
AOAC International, partnering with Signature Sciences, debuts their pilot round for their cannabis laboratory proficiency testing program this month, the only PT program with actual cannabis flower as a matrix. The first live round of their PT program is scheduled to begin in November of 2022.
The cannabis lab testing company with locations throughout the world announced today their expansion into Vermont.
Milan Patel, CEO and co-founder of PathogenDx, shares insights on the current state of cannabis testing in the U.S., where we’re falling short, and how we can right the trajectory of the industry by establishing better testing procedures.
In this piece, Jill Ellsworth and Dr. Tess Eidem discuss an overview of microbial contaminants that can adversely affect harvests and consumers, while providing insights into the importance of quality assurance and Good Manufacturing Practices.
The CQC is a business-to-business conference and expo where cannabis industry leaders and stakeholders meet to build the future of the cannabis marketplace. Taking place in a pivotal year for the cannabis industry and in a location surrounded by new market opportunities, the CQC will deliver hands-on education, networking and business discussions.
Learn about the USDA’s new federal hemp testing rules & how a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) can digitize operations to fast-track your lab’s preparedness.
We have just begun to scratch the surface of the potential of terpenes in cannabis. With the right alignment across the industry and a stronger focus on genetics in breeding, we will see the rise of completely unique cannabis varieties.
For the 2022 awards process, the Emerald Cup is leaning on SC Labs and Napro Research, using their PhytoFacts® classification system to assess and classify different types of cannabis based on terpenes, flavor and effects.
The Cannabis Quality Conference & Expo is an educational and networking event for the cannabis industry that has cannabis safety, quality and regulatory compliance as the foundation of the educational content of the program. With a unique focus on science, technology, safety and compliance, the “CQC” enables attendees to engage in conversations that are critical for advancing careers and organizations alike. Delegates visit with exhibitors to learn about cutting-edge solutions, explore three high-level educational tracks for learning valuable industry trends, and network with industry executives to find solutions to improve quality, efficiency and cost effectiveness in the evolving cannabis industry.