Edibles

The What, How, and Why of Water Activity in Cannabis

August 21, 2019

An explanation on the theory and measurement of water activity, its mode of action for microbial control, existing water activity regulations for cannabis, and more.

Why Nano-Encapsulation Methods Improve THC Absorption

May 29, 2019

There are many ways to ingest tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). But more innovative methods are being explored, with interesting results for the consumer.

Cannabis for Animals: A Look Into Cannabis as Medicine for Pets

April 05, 2019

Here we review the current and pertinent literature in utilizing cannabis derivatives in animals and discuss the future forecast of cannabis in veterinary medicine.

Rapid Screening of Cannabinoids in Edibles Using Thermal Desorption-GC–MS

November 12, 2018

A look at how TD-GC–MS analysis eliminates conventional sample preparation regimes and can be used as a good rapid screening technique.

Trends in Cannabis Analysis

February 27, 2018

An interview with Jeff Dahl, an applications scientist at Shimadzu Scientific Instruments; Joe Konschnik, a business development manager for the food and beverage market at Restek Corporation; Andre Santos, the Americas market development manager at Agilent Technologies; Alicia D. Stell, the CEM product development lab manager; and Xiaoyan Wang, a research scientist at UCT

Determination of Cannabinoid Content and Pesticide Residues in Cannabis Edibles and Beverages

February 26, 2018

QuEChERS is introduced to the discipline of forensic testing as a viable method for the extraction of pesticides and cannabinoids in various complex sample matrices