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Why States Should Limit the Potency of Marijuana

Why States Should Limit the Potency of Marijuana

Why States Should Limit the Potency of Marijuana

Marijuana legalization states have taken no steps to limit the potency of marijuana, which has increased sharply in recent years. A new study suggests this could create public health problems down the road as more users become addicted or otherwise impaired.

Alaska Investigating Inconsistent Results at Marijuana Testing Facilities

Alaska Investigating Inconsistent Results at Marijuana Testing Facilities

On Jan. 2, 2018, the Alaska Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office announced that it had been made aware of several inconsistencies at two marijuana testing facilities in the state. In an announcement released by AMCO, officials outlined two specific examples of inconsistencies found at the testing facilities.

Alaskan Edibles Manufacturer Has License Revoked By State Marijuana Control Board

Alaskan Edibles Manufacturer Has License Revoked by State

On Dec. 15, 2017, Frozen Budz, an Alaskan edibles manufacturer, had its manufacturing license revoked by the state Marijuana Control Board, marking the first time that the state control board has had to take such an action.

Alaska Suspends Frozen Budz Edible Marijuana Products

Alaska Marijuana Control Board Revokes Frozen Budz Manufacturing License; Imposes $500,000 Fine

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Dec. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Marijuana Control Board revoked license #10012, the marijuana product manufacturing facility license held by Destiny and Nick Neade, operated as Frozen Budz. In addition, the board imposed a $500,000 civil fine and ordered all the products made by Frozen Budz to be seized, both from their product manufacturing facility and from all retail stores that have their products.

Alaska Suspends Frozen Budz Edible Marijuana Products

UPDATE – Consumer Alert: Edible Marijuana Products Manufactured by Frozen Budz Are Under Review

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Dec. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Marijuana Control Board is reviewing accusations against Frozen Budz marijuana product manufacturing facility (license #10012). The board is considering whether or not to revoke the marijuana establishment license, which was suspended on December 1, 2017.

Alaska Suspends Frozen Budz Edible Marijuana Products

Consumer Alert: Edible Products Manufactured by Frozen Budz Have Not Been Tested

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Dec. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office enforcement team has discovered that most edible products produced by Frozen Budz manufacturing facility (license #10012) were not tested as required by 3 AAC 306.550 before being transferred to retail marijuana stores and sold to consumers.

Dive Into the Evolution of Extraction Technologies

Dive Into the Evolution of Extraction Technologies

On March 7, 2017, hear Dr. Joshua Hartsel, CEO of Speakeasy 710, a California-based cannabis oil producer, lead a session at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Diego on the tremendous opportunity opening up in California’s market with regards to extracts and other concentrate products.

Alaska Welcomes First Marijuana Testing Lab

Alaska Welcomes First Marijuana Testing Lab

On Oct. 24, 2016, Alaska’s first marijuana testing lab opened for business. CannTest LLC, in Ship Creek, opened its doors at 10:30 a.m. and was immediately met with 15 samples to test from two marijuana cultivators — Greatland Ganja and Green Rush Gardens LLC.

Hawaii's Lack of Medical Marijuana Labs Delays Opening of Dispensaries

Hawaii’s Lack of Medical Marijuana Labs Delays Opening of Dispensaries

Potential medical marijuana patients in Hawaii can now be certified by licensed physicians or ARPNs, but none of the eight licensed medical marijuana dispensaries were approved by July 15, 2016, the Department of Health’s opening day for dispensaries, to serve them.

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Coalition in Colorado Forms to Oppose THC Potency Cap

On June 30, 2016, the Colorado Health Research Council announced its formation to oppose Amendment 139, a constitutional amendment in Colorado that would limit the potency of THC in marijuana flower and infused products to 16 percent.

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Steep Hill White Paper Proves Steep Hill Express Meets Accuracy Requirements for Cannabis Flower Potency

BERKELEY, Calif., June 28, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Steep Hill, the global industry leader in cannabis testing and analytics, today released a white paper, entitled “Diffuse Reflectance Near Infrared (DRNIR) Spectroscopy for Potency Analysis of Cannabis,”

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Sage Analytics Presents New Developments in Cannabis Potency Testing Technologies at the Emerald Conference

DENVER, Jan. 18, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Sage Analytics (www.sageanalytics.com), the developers of portable, laboratory-quality cannabis potency measurement systems, announced that Jason Lupoi, Ph.D., Director of Scientific Applications, will present at the Emerald Conference in Las Vegas, January 22, 2016.

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Sage Analytics Releases Predictions for Cannabis Industry

DENVER, Dec. 22, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Sage Analytics (www.sageanalytics.com), the developers of portable, laboratory-quality cannabis potency measurement systems, released a forecast on major developments that company management believes will likely occur in 2016 within the legal cannabis industry.

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Sage Analytics Announces New Data Storage Feature on The Beacon Cannabis Testing System

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Nov. 4, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Sage Analytics, the developers of a new generation of portable, laboratory-quality cannabis potency measurement systems, announced that it will unveil significant new features and improvements to the Beacon™ at the Marijuana Business Conference and Expo in Las Vegas.

Sage Analytics Financing and El Camino Ave Dispensary

1841 El Camino Ave Dispensary Offers Free Cannabis Potency Testing for “Trip or Treat” Day

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Sage Analytics (www.sageanalytics.com), the developers of a new generation of portable, laboratory-quality cannabis potency measurement systems, announced that it will offer free potency testing on cannabis flower and marijuana extract, at the 1841 El Camino Ave Dispensary in Sacramento, for one day only, on Friday, October 30, from 1-6pm.

Sage Analytics Financing and El Camino Ave Dispensary

Sage Analytics Offers Financing on New Cannabis Potency Testing Systems

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 28, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Sage Analytics (www.sageanalytics.com), the developers of a new generation of portable, laboratory-quality cannabis potency measurement systems, announced today that the company has special financing in place on the new Luminary™ Beacon and Luminary™ Profiler.

Sage Analytics Financing and El Camino Ave Dispensary

Sage Analytics Ships the First Luminary™ Beacons – a New Type of Cannabis Potency Testing System

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Sage Analytics (www.sageanalytics.com), the developers of a new generation of portable, laboratory-quality cannabis potency measurement systems, announced today that the company is shipping the first Luminary™ Beacons to select dispensaries nationwide.

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Sage Analytics Completes Final Round of Data Validation and Readies for Product Launch

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Sage Analytics (www.sageanalytics.com), the developers of a new generation of laboratory-quality cannabis potency measurement systems, announced today the completion of their data collection and final application modeling of a highly anticipated, advanced cannabis potency testing system.

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Global Climate Change Good for Weed

Global climate change is good for cannabis. According to a recent study published in The Daily Climate, global warming could catalyze the already rapid increase in the potency of marijuana’s medicinal and psychoactive properties. However, there are two sides to this ironic story.

Analytical 360

Analytical 360 is Washington’s only cannabis testing lab to use High Performance Liquid Chromatography HPLC technology. Additionally, it is the only testing lab in Washington State that meets the requirements of I-502. Analytic 360’s team of biochemists utilizes the latest technology to test for cannabis safety and potency.

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Colorado Testing Edibles by Year’s End

Colorado is building a reputation as the national laboratory for getting marijuana mostly right, and the edible side of the industry is no exception. However, edibles present their own set of challenges from the regulatory perspective. Challenges range from the agricultural to the pharmaceutical to child safety.

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CannLabs Blazing Trail in Cannabis Testing

If you remember prohibition days, or are unlucky enough to live in states with no legal access to cannabis, then you know the uncertainties surrounding black market cannabis. You have no guarantee that the “Sour Diesel” you are buying is actually what your dealer claims it is. Worse yet, you have no idea if what you are smoking carries any toxins from pesticides.


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