"a"-Musings from the Cannabis Corner - Episode 3

Expert Advice for Overcoming the Good, the Bad and the Ugly in Cannabis Potency Testing

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Potency testing in cannabis, hemp, and cannabinoid products is required in every region where the use and production of these products is permitted by law. Although ostensibly a simple HPLC testing method, it can be fraught with potential pitfalls. These include poor extraction efficiency, poor methodology, and outcome bias from lab to lab. In this episode, we will examine these issues and discuss the utility of mass spectrometry as an alternative to address the shortcomings of HPLC.