July/August 2019

Optimized Cannabis Microbial Testing: Combined Use of Extraction Methods and Pathogen Detection Tests Using Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction

August 22, 2019

This review introduces a quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) assay and compares its performance to culture-based methods.

Factors Influencing Yields in Extraction, Part III: Return Versus Effort and Associated Processing Parameters

August 22, 2019

The final installment of this series reviews how processing parameters affect yields in extraction.

Microbiological Attributes of Cannabis-Derived Products

August 21, 2019

This review article from an experienced pharmaceutical microbiologist discusses the risks of microbial contamination for the full range of cannabis-derived products and recommends the most appropriate microbiological quality requirements for each product.