Test & Measure

by   |   September 02, 2019

MedPharm Moves Toward Federal Approval

An interview with Albert Gutierrez, CEO of MedPharm, discussing recent movements by the DEA to move forward with medical cannabis research.

by   |   August 26, 2019

Editor’s Choice: The Week in Cannabis & Hemp

From Counterculture to Pop Culture -- cannabis technology and science are moving marijuana mainstream and creating a flurry of opportunities.

by   |   August 21, 2019

The Importance of Standards, Regulations, and COAs

By now, it’s not news that the cannabis industry operates without any national or global regulatory oversight. The lack of industry-wide standards or protocols has led to the development of a patchy network of similar, yet unperfected, regulated markets. It's an unstable framework which has led to a frustrating and repeating pattern of scandals, many of which are entirely avoidable.

by   |   August 15, 2019

Law Enforcement Slow to Adopt Cannabis Testing Technology

Equipment to measure the presence of THC in individuals exists, but both the police and the public remain critical of their implementation in Michigan.

by   |   July 29, 2019

Quality Assurance Across the Cannabis Supply Chain

Cree Crawford, President of Ionization Labs, discusses the importance for quality testing throughout the cannabis supply chain.

by   |   July 17, 2019

Top 5 Uses for Drone Technology in Hemp Cultivation

Smart farming technology is shaping the future of hemp and cannabis cultivation. Here are 5 of the top uses for employing drones for smarter, more efficient crop management.

by   |   July 02, 2019

The Growing Pains of Hemp Legalization

The murky waters of hemp legalization have left too much room for interpretation causing roadblocks all across the US.

by   |   June 17, 2019

tCheck Puts High Tech in Small Package

A Tech Moment interview with the makers of tCheck, a handheld spectrometer for cannabis potency testing.

by   |   June 07, 2019

Weekly News in Cannabis and Hemp

A congressional report takes another look at cannabis consumption and driving, cannabis vending machines are coming to Europe, and the hemp industry celebrates a new era.

by   |   June 03, 2019

Using Colorimetric Sensor Arrays for Cannabinoid Detection

A novel method for analyte detection shows promising applications for both cannabis and hemp markets.

by   |   May 29, 2019

Lab-Tested Cannabis Provides Consumer Safety

Molds, bacteria, pesticides, and heavy metals are just a few of the things lurking in some cannabis and hemp extracts.

by   |   May 23, 2019

Chemistry and Culture of Cannabis in Florida

EVIO Labs, the premier cannabis testing facility in Florida, provides a rare behind-the-scenes tour to Cannabis Tech writer, Tiffaney Schippert Conner.

by   |   May 17, 2019

Weekly News in Cannabis and Hemp

While law enforcement struggles with ambiguous laws, from North America to Africa and even China, hemp and cannabis are expanding and creating an unprecedented opportunity all around the world.

by   |   May 08, 2019

Hemp Expos Bring a Wealth of Benefits

Education, networking, and an opportunity to explore the booming marketing, hemp-centered conferences and expos are on the rise all around the world.

by   |   May 07, 2019

Data Matters: Best Practices for Producing a Consistent Crop

With the popularity of indoor cultivation, grow environments are becoming easier than ever to regulate. Learn what data needs to be collected to ensure production of the same high-quality crop over multiple harvests.

by   |   May 01, 2019

Clinical Research Underway on Cannabis Edibles in Canada

Supported by Health Canada, KGK Science is performing clinical trials on the safety and efficacy of cannabis edibles.

by   |   March 26, 2019

Advancing Cannabis Knowledge: Lessons from ICR 2019

Colorado State University-Pueblo, Institute of Cannabis Research hosted their annual academic conference regarding advances in cannabis science and technology. Cannabis Tech’s Kristina Etter attended the Sunday session for a first-hand perspective of cannabis advances from the researchers themselves.

by   |   February 18, 2019

Cannabis Germplasm 101: Panel Discussion

How can we overcome the lack of accessible germplasm resources and begin proper plant breeding programs in cannabis?

by   |   February 11, 2019

Deciphering DNA for a Biological Blueprint

We spoke to Jackson Rowland, Founder, and CEO of Green Genomix, about DNA sequencing and decoding the varied effects of cannabis.

by   |   February 06, 2019

Cannabis Labs Differentiate as Competition Grows

The driving need for accurate and trustworthy cannabis testing has lead to some intriguing developments in the cannabis testing industry.