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The Hamilton HPLC Applications Library: A Resource for Cannabis Testing Solutions

We recently spoke with Adam Moore PhD, HPLC Applications Chemist at Hamilton Company, to learn more about the exciting applications of the company’s HPLC technologies in the rapidly growing cannabis and hemp testing industries.

Hemp Vs Marijuana: Key Differences to Keep in Mind for Your Hemp Lab

Whether working with hemp for fibre, grain, or CBD production, the processes involved are very different than with marijuana. CBD extraction is also a different process from THC extraction. Here we explore the differences in the plants, their processing, and their products.

The 2021 Hemp Harvest: Stories from the Field

Several significant achievements in 2021 are helping to clear the path toward new found territory for hemp-based technologies. Here are a few recent stories from the field.

New Cannabinoid Purification and Testing Solutions

Whether testing for cannabinoids or flavonoids, or the removal of unwanted compounds during processing, the latest chromatographic innovations offer an ever-broadening array of solutions.

Updates on the Frontier of Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Cannabis

As the landscape changes and further sources of cannabis become available for research, the medicinal cannabis and pharmaceutical fields stand to benefit in a multitude of ways. Here are a few recent developments.

On-the-go Potency Testing for the Modern Cannabis Operation

The modern cannabis lab is constantly evolving, and new portable testing solutions are making a budding appearance.

Cannabis vs Coffee: The Science Behind the Ultimate Extraction

Regardless of the particular coffee roast or cannabis strain, there is a science to extraction that underlies the true essence of these plants and their extracted products.

Innovative New Products for Cannabis Extraction and Particle Analysis from FRITSCH

We caught up with Melissa Fauth, President and CEO, and Jeff Scott, Business Development Manager, to learn more about the exciting new PULVERISETTE 11 Knife Mill and ANALYSETTE 22 NeXT Particle Analyzer instruments.

Cannabis Laboratory Product Trends in the New Year

We take a moment and examine a few new product trends that will help the industry gain stronger footholds in the new year and beyond.

Cannabis and Chocolate: Analytical Testing Challenges and Progress

Recent work has shed light on the basis of chocolate sample interferences in potency testing of cannabis edibles.

The Hemp Harvest in a Challenging Year

The hemp harvest season is now upon us -- time to reflect on how far the industry has come this year and what may lay on the horizon.

Hot Spots in the World of Medicinal Cannabis Development

Solubility, stability, dose release, and bioavailability — progress in these areas is essential for the effectiveness of cannabis formulations, and the future of cannabis drug development.

New Cannabis Potency Testing Instruments and Equipment

New potency analysis products span the spectrum, from novel cannabis testing techniques such as FTIR and NMR spectroscopies, to innovative sampling techniques and more. Here is a brief view of new products on the market.

The Latest Cannabis Extraction Equipment and Technologies

The selection of extraction process depends on the intended targets, the resources available, budget, expertise, and the expanding needs of the operation. Here is a snapshot of the growing range of new extraction technologies available.

Optimize the Cannabis Extraction Process with VACUUBRAND® Vacuum Solutions: Product Review Infographic

VACUUBRAND offers automated variable speed pumps and fine vacuum control systems that are ideal for concentration and fractional distillation of cannabis extracts.

Hemp versus Hops: Past, Present, and Future for an Unlikely Pairing

A closer look at the similarities and differences — as well as the chemicals and compounds — that weave these two plants together in natural synergy.

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