Please join me, Anthony Macherone, Sr. Scientist and Cannabis Technical Lead for Agilent Technologies, for a six-part Podcast series.I will moderate conversations, anecdotes, and musings with my Agilent colleagues and industry leading guests about cannabis testing and regulations in the America’s and globally. This series is intended to be an open dialogue, light-hearted chat hopefully with a lot of banter. Topics and speakers will include Agilent partners from Lake Superior State University about hiring policies and expertise needed to run and manage a contemporary cannabis regulatory testing lab.I will sit down with “Cree Crawford, Co-founder and president of Ionization Labs (an Agilent partner) and Alex Andrawes, CEO of Ionization Labs to discuss their solution for potency testing. I will interview my good friend and Agilent colleague Sue D’Antonio about the good, bad, and the ugly of potency testing, In another episode, Agilent Application Scientists Craig Jones and Jenny Nelson will discuss metals testing using ICP-MS in the vast array of cannabis and cannabinoid products.Agilent Emerging Markets Business Manager Greg Kozadjian and Jodi McDonald of Keystone Labs will discuss the importance of quality results in cannabis testing labs.Finally, Agilent Application Scientists Christophe Deckers, and Jean-François (JF) Roy who will discuss solutions for potency testing in chocolates. Please join us if you can and add to the “a”-musings!

June 21, 2021