Cannabis Science and Technology
Volume 1, Number 1, March/April 2018
Cannabis Science and Technology March/April 2018 Table of Contents
- Can Analytical Testing Quality Be Assured in the Cannabis Industry?
The basic principles of quality assurance and laboratory accreditation are discussed here as well as the current status of voluntary methods in development.
- Empowering the Cannabis Consumer in a Rapidly Expanding Global Market
What should we do about the overproliferation of cannabis strains?
- Choosing Analytical Tools to Assess Complex Cannabis-Infused Matrices
Allegra Leghissa, Zacariah L. Hildenbrand, and Kevin A. Schug
Different edibles are considered based on their composition, and different sample preparation strategies are discussed that may be appropriate for analyzing the different products.
- Metals in Cannabis and Related Substances—Regulations and Analytical Methodologies
Andrew P. Fornadel, Daniel L. Davis, Robert H. Clifford, and Scott A. Kuzdzal
A look at the analytical methodologies, challenges facing the analyst, and notes on regulatory stipulations
- Using Method Detection Limits to Set Mandatory Reporting Limits for Banned Pesticides: How a Public–Private Partnership Improved Cannabis Regulation in Colorado
Joseph Konschnik, Heather Krug, and Shawn Kassner
How a collaborative public–private partnership where state government agencies worked side by side with laboratories and growers toward a common goal worked for Colorado
- Improved Workflow in the Analysis of Pesticide Residues in Cannabis by GC–MS/MS and LC–MS/MS
Katherine K. Stenerson and Gary Oden
In this work, several steps were developed to improve the workflow in the analysis of pesticide residues from cannabis plant material.
- Goal-Oriented Extraction Processes
How a goal-oriented approach can help you focus on finding the best fit between process and physicochemical product attributes
- General Application of QuEChERS Extraction in the Isolation of Cannabinoids
Douglas E. Raynie
This tutorial discusses the methods to prepare samples for analysis in consensus-based methods for cannabinoid analysis.
- The Evolution of Cannabis Quality Control Testing
An interview with Lori Glauser and Chris Martinez, of EVIO Labs, on what lies ahead for cannabis quality control testing laboratories
- From the Publishers
- From the Editor
- Cannabis News Focus
- Application Notes