Recent work has shed light on the basis of chocolate matrix interferences in potency testing
We discuss three “C”s of contaminants testing – complexity, compliance, and costs, and the importance these bear on the success of operations.
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 moving forward.
The post COVID-19 landscape will incorporate new tools designed to address challenges in both the lab and the field -- technologies that may be essential as we move to higher standards of safety, efficiency, and automation.
Whether testing cannabis plants in the field or cannabis products and extracts in the lab, quality testing depends on high-performance sample preparation solutions.
2020 was shaping up to be a benchmark year for the maturing industry. Although no one could have predicted the current pandemic and ensuing economic challenges, the storm that currently clouds the industry may give way to brighter skies in the months to come.
The Tacta family of pipettes from Sartorius offer the highest-quality and performance, while attending to the comfort and well-being of the professionals that use them. Tacta pipettes are the perfect solution for performance and sustainability in cannabis lab operations.
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 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.
The Future Trends in the Cannabis Industry Interactive Infographic is a living resource keeping pace with the rapidly evolving cannabis industry. This post serves as a chronology of the infographic, citing ongoing developments in the areas of: Advancements in Instrumentation, Advancements in Research, Testing Standardization, Genomics and Chemotypes, and Quality Control Improvements.
Hemp legalization, safety concerns, challenges and solutions in testing -- major developments in 2019 spotlight progress in the industry and areas for growth and maturation for 2020 and beyond
In the analytical area, several themes stood out during the 2019 Cannabis Science Conference in Portland, OR September 4-7 -- Microbial Detection, Genetic Analysis, and Terpenes Testing. In this article we focus on microbial contamination and new testing products in this area.
Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) and variations thereof have become the state-of-the-art in cannabis testing, producing the highest sensitivity and specificity for metal contaminants analysis – but how do these techniques work?
The science behind the evolving world of cannabis-based pharmaceuticals will ultimately pave the way towards better, more effective treatments for a wide range of human conditions and disease.
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