Two studies came out earlier this week in JAMA Internal Medicine stating that there is a potential link between cannabis legalization and a decrease in the amount of prescriptions for opioids (1,2).
A pesticide screening and quantitation approach for 214 pesticide residues in cannabis. The methodology uses a single extraction and validated workflows using LC–MS/MS and GC–MS/MS.
Like cannabis, hemp oil may be analyzed easily and effectively for its cannabinoid content. This application note highlights the use of a High Sensitivity HPLC method to determine 11 important cannabinoids, including CBD, in hemp oil.
I am honored to contribute to this inaugural edition of Cannabis Science and Technology!
The annual Pittcon Conference and Expo was held February 26–March 1, 2018, in Orlando, Florida, and featured a few tracks and special events dedicated to cannabis science.
The 4th annual Emerald Conference hosted by Emerald Scientific was held February 15–16, 2018, in San Diego, California. The conference featured two days of technical talks from various leaders in the cannabis industry, an exhibit hall, and a poster session.
This application note describes the benefits of closed vessel microwave digestion in sample prep for heavy metals testing in cannabis.
Using Method Detection Limits to Set Mandatory Reporting Limits for Banned Pesticides: How a Public-Private Partnership Improved Cannabis Regulation in Colorado
The regulation of pesticide use on cannabis is a complex issue for states with legalized marijuana.
Recent shifts in legislation efforts in the United States and other countries have led to the use of cannabis and related products (for example, cannabis-based extracts, tinctures, and “edibles”) for medicinal or recreational purposes.
As various states in the United States are starting up cannabis programs one by one with little cooperation or standardization, entire countries are doing so with efficiency at the same pace. Globally, about 2.25% of the population consumes cannabis.