Infused Products Virtual Conference

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Posted on September 18, 2018Read More

How to Vet Suppliers in Cannabis Product Manufacturing

How to Vet Suppliers in Cannabis Product Manufacturing

The quality of your edible cannabis product can only be as reliable as the components that comprise it. The three types of components include active ingredients (such as CBD oil), packaging components  (such as the bottles that hold finished product) and inactive ingredients (such as coconut oil). When evaluating a potential supplier for these three areas, a risk-based method...

Posted on September 10, 2018Read More

Distillation Of Your Cannabis Extract: Ignorance Is Not Bliss

In a previous article I discussed the elephant in the room for clients of laboratory services- the possibility of errors, inaccurate testing and dishonesty. Now, I will explain how the current “smoke and mirrors” of distillation claims are impacting the cannabis industry in the recreational and medical areas. We have all heard the saying, “ignorance is bliss.” But, the...

Posted on September 05, 2018Read More

Quality Plans for Lab Services: Managing Risks as a Grower, Processor or Dispensary, Part 5

Protection in the Court of Public Opinion In the last four articles, I have outlined areas that impact your operations as they apply to laboratory quality programs. But this article will take a different path. It will focus on protecting your crop and brand along with any business that utilizes your crop, such as dispensaries or edible manufactures in the court of public...

Posted on August 23, 2018Read More

Documentation: Are You Prepared?

Documentation: Are You Prepared?

Documents play a key role in the world of regulations and global standards. Documents tell a story on programs development, implementation and verification during an inspection or audit. Documents are used as evidence to determine conformance to the law or standard. However, do you know what kind of documents may be reviewed during a regulatory inspection or a food safety...

Posted on August 23, 2018Read More

Food Safety Consortium To Address Cannabis Safety, Edibles Manufacturing

Food Safety Consortium To Address Cannabis Safety, Edibles Manufacturing

The 6thAnnual Food Safety Consortium Conference & Expo will feature an entire track dedicated to cannabis this year. As announced back in May of this year, the Cannabis Quality series will feature presentations by subject matter experts in the areas of regulations, edibles manufacturing, cannabis safety & quality as well as laboratory testing. The Food Safety...

Posted on August 22, 2018Read More

Safety & Efficacy: Ensuring Dosing Accuracy for Infused Products

Safety & Efficacy:  Ensuring Dosing Accuracy for Infused Products

Complications with dosing inaccuracies in the cannabis industry has always been a hot topic. In 2014, The Cannabist tested several Colorado infused products only to find that the results were different from what was indicated on the label. While the industry has come a long way at the state level since then, a study published in The Journal of the American Medical...

Posted on August 21, 2018Read More

California Cannabis Business Conference

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Posted on August 16, 2018Read More

Two Recalls Hit California Cannabis Market

Two Recalls Hit California Cannabis Market

Just weeks ago, the first voluntary cannabis product recall occurred under California’s new regulations. According to an article on MJBizDaily.com by John Schroyer, the recall for their vaporizer cartridges affects almost 100 dispensaries in California. Bloom Brands, the company issuing the voluntary recall, mentioned in a press release that batches sold between July 1-19,...

Posted on August 08, 2018Read More

Orange Photonics Introduces Terpenes+ Module in Portable Analyzer

Orange Photonics Introduces Terpenes+ Module in Portable Analyzer

Last week at the National Cannabis Industry Association’s (NCIA) Cannabis Business Summit, Orange Photonics unveiled their newest product added to their suite of testing instruments for quality assurance in the field. The Terpenes+ Module for the LightLab Cannabis Analyzer, which semi-quantitatively measures terpenes, Cannabichromene (CBC) and degraded THC, adds three new...

Posted on August 01, 2018Read More