This tutorial article outlines a holistic approach to scaling up.
Environmental Screening of a Cannabis Production and Processing Facility: A Comparison of an Environmental DNA Microarray and Traditional Microbiological Plating Methods
A case study that demonstrates the utility and necessity of environmental screening in a cannabis production and processing facility.
Fluorescence spectroscopy was investigated as an in-line process monitoring tool for cannabis distillation to alleviate the challenges of specialized personnel, high costs, and low yields.
Factors Influencing Yields in Extraction, Part III: Return Versus Effort and Associated Processing Parameters
The final installment of this series reviews how processing parameters affect yields in extraction.
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.
Factors Influencing Yields in Extraction, Part I: Understanding the Influence of Starting Material and Performing Extraction Calculations
At a glance, modern extraction machines can seem a little mysterious: plant material is added to an extraction chamber, processing parameters are chosen, the extraction process is carried out, and an output of material is collected. Part I of this series examines the two main biologically-inherent starting-material influences.
Too often, cannabis laboratories get different results on the same sample. There are a number of causes and solutions. In this installment, the problem is presented along with its causes.
This tutorial offers a broad overview of lean manufacturing.
Major Engine of Growth in the Cannabis Industry: State of the Art Formulation Technology for Product Innovation and Expanded Applications
Which formulation choices will support safety, efficacy, stability, and consumer acceptance.
Priscilla Vilchis, owner and CEO of Premium Produce, was the first licensed female minority in L.A. County, California, and the youngest female minority to be licensed in Nevada. She recently spoke to us about her experience in the cannabis industry, advice for newcomers, and more.