Highlighted Videos

March 2020 Digital Edition - Cannabis Science and Technology Vol. 3. No. 2

March 13, 2020

Click to view the March digital edition of Cannabis Science and Technology.

CSC East Postponed Amid COVID-19 Safety Precautions

March 12, 2020

The second annual Cannabis Science Conference (CSC) East announced plans to postpone their Baltimore, Maryland event from early April to June 29–July 1, 2020.

Are There Limits to the Range of Possible Cannabinoid Ratios in Plants?

March 12, 2020

A large data set from Washington (140,000 flower samples) is scrutinized here for evidence of consistently propagated strains with higher than a 2-to-1 ratio.

Cannabis Laboratory Testing Market in North America

March 12, 2020

Our first market profile of 2020 reviews the cannabis laboratory testing market in the U.S. and Canada.

Scaling Up Facilities for Hemp and Cannabis Production: An Engineering Primer

March 11, 2020

This tutorial article outlines a holistic approach to scaling up.

Engineering Considerations for the cGMP Manufacture of Hemp and Hemp Products

March 11, 2020

This column discusses some of the most important considerations involved in the GMP certification process.

Low Oxygen: A New Method for Cannabis Cultivation

March 11, 2020

An interview with Todd Bell about the experiments and findings his group is working on with controlled atmospheres in cannabis cultivation.

U.S. Cannabis Academic Programs: A Conversation with Two Universities Leading the Way

March 06, 2020

Professor Mark Paulsen from Northern Michigan University and Professor Leah Sera from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy discuss the cannabis programs launched at their respective universities.

Back to the Root-The Role of Botany and Plant Physiology in Cannabis Testing, Part I: Understanding Mechanisms of Heavy Metal Uptake in Plants

March 06, 2020

Part I of this article series focuses on the physiology of heavy metal transport and translocation into and within plant tissues.

How Standardized Sample Preparation Can Solve the Inter-Laboratory Variation Problem

March 06, 2020

Inter-laboratory variation has been studied extensively. Here, ideas on how to improve the situation are presented, particularly standardizing sample preparation methods.