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?

Beyond Potency: Flavonoids-the Purples, Reds, and Blues

April 09, 2020

We once again go beyond cannabi¬noids and look at the importance and chemistry of flavonoids in cannabis.

Beyond Potency: Fungi, Mold, and Mycotoxins

December 16, 2019

The world of fungi, mold, and mycotoxins is explored and discussed.

Beyond Potency: The Importance of Terpenes

June 11, 2019

There are thousands of other potential analytical targets in cannabis that are relatively unexplored. Here, the author examines terpenes.

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.

Right From the Grow: A Look at Sampling and Sample Preparation Methods of Solid Cannabis for Analysis

April 04, 2019

Laboratories are challenged with highly regulated and difficult sample schematics, sample preparation, extraction, and testing procedures that try to ensure accuracy and precision of testing. Accuracy in analytical testing starts at the very beginning with sampling and sample preparation prior to testing.

Inter-Laboratory Variation in Cannabis Analysis: Pesticides and Potency in Distillates

February 12, 2019

Cannabis distillate samples spiked with known amounts of pesticides were submitted to five cannabis testing laboratories-here are the results.