For U.S. states that have legalized the recreational or medicinal use of cannabis and cannabis products, there are presale testing requirements meant to address quality and consumer safety (1–3).
Consumption of cannabis or cannabis-based products is currently legal in some form in 29 states in the United States plus the District of Columbia.
Headspace SPME combined with GC–MS for the qualitative and quantitative analysis of terpenes in cannabis offers several advantages compared to other methods. It does not require the use of organic solvents, does not coextract matrix, and provides additional means of peak identification and purity using spectral data. It is also a nondestructive method.
An interview with Jeff Dahl, an applications scientist at Shimadzu Scientific Instruments; Joe Konschnik, a business development manager for the food and beverage market at Restek Corporation; Andre Santos, the Americas market development manager at Agilent Technologies; Alicia D. Stell, the CEM product development lab manager; and Xiaoyan Wang, a research scientist at UCT
An interview with Jeffrey C. Raber
A recent visit to my daughter at U.S. Army base Fort Sill left me admiring the efficiency of discrete roles within the Army—infantry, field artillery, medical, and even chemical corps—and how they interact.
When I want to hear some humorous stories, there are few friends in the instrument manufacturing and sales business I can contact.