The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced in a press release (1) that it is moving forward to facilitate and expand scientific and medical research for cannabis in the United States.
Lake Superior State University (LSSU) announced a strategic partnership with Agilent Technologies to facilitate education and research in cannabis chemistry and analysis through the LSSU Cannabis Center of Excellence (CoE).
Katherine Stenerson, Principal Scientist, Research & Development at MilliporeSigma, discusses her work to improve cannabis testing workflows for potency, pesticide residues, and terpenes as well as the pain points with testing in those areas and how to overcome it.
Katherine Stenerson, Principal Scientist, Research & Development at MilliporeSigma, discusses the next steps in her cannabis research and other areas in the industry that excite her.
Aaron Hineman, Inorganic Product Line Leader at PerkinElmer, offers some insight into testing for heavy metals in cannabis and hemp such as why it’s important, how the state testing requirements vary, and what the future holds for testing in this area.
Aaron Hineman, Inorganic Product Line Leader at PerkinElmer, explains how an ICP-MS workflow can vary depending on the different products being testing. He also discusses the next steps in his research and other areas in the industry that excite him.
David Alonso, Applications Chemist at LECO Corporation, talks about his work creating more efficient sampling techniques and using GC and GCxGC-TOFMS for the efficient and comprehensive analysis of cannabis.
David Alonso, Applications Chemist at LECO Corporation, discusses the next steps in his cannabis research and other areas in the industry that excite him.
GW Pharmaceuticals recently announced the company’s financial results from the second quarter of 2019.
Ask the Experts: Cannabis Testing/Analytical Methods, Part III: What Is the Best Piece of Advice You Can Offer for People that Are New to Cannabis Testing?
Leading scientists and researchers from the cannabis industry—Bob Clifford, Derek Laine, Sandy Mangan, Katherine Stenerson, and Justin Steimling—offer advice on how to get started for people that are new to cannabis testing.