Leaders in Cannabis Formulations: Part 4

In this series of articles, Aaron Green sits down and interviews industry scientists and executives leading cannabis formulation companies. In Part 4, Green chats with Austin Stevenson, chief innovation officer at Vertosa, a cannabis infused ingredients company, to learn more about their solution and challenges in cannabis beverage testing.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Cannabis Labeling

Your cannabis products deserve to stand out and shine in this booming market. But your product won’t even make it to the market if you are not following label requirements. Following these Do’s and Don’ts will help you label your products appropriately.

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From CBD to THCV: Clinical Trials & ECS Brands

ECS Brands has received support from the NIH and guidance from the Mayo Clinic to assess THCV in clinical trials. In this article, Aaron Green interviews Arthur Jaffee, Founder & CEO of ECS Brands to learn more about their recent clinical safety trial involving cannabinoids.

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Cannabis Safety & Quality: An Interview with the Founder of CSQ

In this article, Aaron Green interviews Tyler Williams, CTO and founder at CSQ to learn more about their popular certification standard and to get his thoughts on delta-8 (d-8) THC.

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bioMérieux Gets AOAC Approval for PCR Detection of STEC and Salmonella in Cannabis

According to a press release, bioMérieux has achieved the first ever AOAC International approval for PCR Multiplex Detection of STEC and Salmonella in cannabis flower for their GENE-UP® PRO STEC/Salmonella Assay.

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Lean Management in a Cannabis Lab

Lean management or Lean thinking is a process for continuous improvement that can be applied to any business. In this piece, Rob Radke, president of Method Testing Labs, walks us through how to implement Lean processes in the cannabis laboratory.

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Cannabis Manufacturing Considerations: From Raw Materials to Finished Goods

Facility design and construction is a complex task to tackle when building a new manufacturing facility. In this piece, Kathleen May and David Vaillencourt detail the most important considerations when it comes to building a facility, from raw materials and utilities to process flow and further expansion.

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FDA Issues Warnings on Delta-8 THC Products

Following hundreds of poison control center calls and a number of hospitalizations, the FDA published a consumer update and warning to the public on the potential health risks associated with consuming delta-8 THC products.

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Leaders in Cannabis Formulations: Part 3 – RealSleep

In this series of articles, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of industry scientists and executives leading cannabis formulation companies. In Part 3, Green chats with Michael Kamins, co-founder of RealSleep, a California health and wellness brand based in Los Angeles, California.

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Colorado to Bolster Hemp Testing Rules, Rollout Delayed

Earlier this year, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) announced a plan to introduce new testing rules for the state’s hemp industry, including residual solvents, heavy metals and pesticide analyses. While the rollout has been delayed to 2022, regulators are allowing hemp companies to work with out-of-state labs to prevent a lab testing bottleneck while they bring everyone up to speed.

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