Author | Brian C. Smith

Articles

Hope on the Hemp Testing Horizon

June 23, 2020

A proper set of hemp standard reference materials courtesy of the University of Kentucky are now available and the implications of this for hemp testing are discussed.

Significant Figures and Margin of Error-Or Why the Fourth Decimal Place in Your Potency Reading is Probably Meaningless

May 15, 2020

Why are those extra decimal places possibly meaningless? How can you use significant figures to discern the true meaning of your cannabis analysis measurements?

Hemp Testing Insanity II: Impending Hemp Testing Harvest Season Challenges

April 07, 2020

How can we solve hemp testing problems such as representative sampling, composite samples, and insuring there will be enough testing capacity to meet the demand?

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.