The University of Connecticut (UConn, Storrs, Connecticut) announced plans to offer a class on cannabis horticulture through the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture (1).
According to a recent New York Times article, doctors in the United Kingdom will be allowed to write prescriptions for medical cannabis as of November 1, 2018.
This application note describes the analysis of 22 terpenes common to marijuana in under 6 minutes using the Agilent 7697A/7890B/5977B headspace-gas chromatography-mass selective detection (HSS-GC-MSD) system with concomitant flame ionization detector (FID) detection using integrated Capillary Flow Technology to split the column effluent in a controllable and precise manner to the two detectors.
The application note demonstrates the use of FT-NIR spectroscopy as a rapid, cost-effective tool for the quantitative determination of potency in dried cannabis flower.
Learn simple, cost-effective, proven procedures to eliminate toxic contaminants from cannabis extracts, while maintaining yield and purity of valuable cannabinoids.
Cannabinoid Profiles on Raptor ARC-18
Front Range Biosciences (FRB), a leading agricultural biotech company specializing in tissue culture propagation of high value crops, announced in a press release on October 4, 2018 (1), that it has completed a $10 million Series A round of financing for cannabis research.
A QuEChERS extraction approach coupled with clean-up in a well-plate format is used for the analysis of 47 pesticides in cannabis and exhibits comparable results to traditional dSPE clean-up.
- Biosynthesis/degradation pathways of phytocannabinoids derived from the olivetol, varinol, and orcinol series
- Adopted conventions for nomenclature and structure numbering systems
- Phytocannabinoid reference standards available from Cayman Chemical