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Cannabis Potency: How Does Lab Testing for THC and CBD Work?

Learn about High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), the most common technique to measure THC and CBD concentrations in cannabis flower.

Maui’s Newly Opened Medical Marijuana Dispensary to Close Temporarily

Less than a week after it opened, Maui's first state-licensed medical marijuana dispensary is reworking its opening hours as demand for its product outstrips supply because of a backlog.

Hawaii Allows First Lab to Begin Testing Medical Marijuana

Hawaii approved its first laboratory to begin testing samples of medical marijuana 17 years after use of the drug was legalized in the state.

Washington’s Top Cannabis Lab Hit With Suspension

Late last week the Liquor and Cannabis Board confirmed that Peak Analytics’ lab certificate was suspended by the Board on July 26th.

Contaminated Cannabis Still Hitting the Shelves in Oregon, Report Finds

For the first few states that legalized adult-use cannabis, the early years have included a lot of learning on the fly in the early days of the industry.

Hawaii Cannabis Patients Wait Through Medical Marijuana Delays

Medical marijuana dispensaries are beginning to open in Hawaii, but they’re not allowed to sell their products.

Leafly Investigation: Is Washington’s Top Cannabis Lab Inflating THC Numbers?

A complaint lodged with state regulators suggests the lab may be exaggerating THC potency—and OKing dirty cannabis—in order to win business.

Oregon Issues First Cannabis Recall Over Pesticides

State regulators have said that people who bought the affected Blue Magoo should return it to the retailer or throw it out.

Leafly Investigation: California Has a Dirty Cannabis Problem

Pesticides, molds, and other pathogens are turning up in medical cannabis across California. Rules are coming, but until then it's "buyer beware."

California’s Cannabis Testing Regulations Fall Short

California recently legalized cannabis for adult use, but should they be examining their testing regulations more closely before moving forward?

Leafly Investigation: How Much Butane in BHO Is Too Much?

Allowed limits of residual solvents in Colorado cannabis concentrates will increase significantly in 2017. Is it worth worrying?

How California Lab Testing Could Change the Way We Talk About Cannabis

With more questions come more answers, and with more answers comes a better understanding of the plant.

Alaska’s First Cannabis Testing Lab Opens in Anchorage

Alaska's first marijuana testing laboratory opened for business this week, removing one of the last major obstacles to the launch of a regulated state market.

Alaska’s Cannabis Market Almost Open, Just Waiting on Testing Labs

Nearly two years after voters legalized adult-use cannabis, Alaska still faces a few more hurdles before legal sales can begin.

State of the Leaf: Alaska’s First Legal Cannabis Harvest Just Began. It’s Already Stalled.

While campaigns in the U.S. gear up for elections, an Israeli company is developing a cannabis testing system that doesn't destroy samples.

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