Presenter: Arun Apte, CEO at CloudLIMS
Venue: 2018 Cannabis Science Conference, Portland USA
Abstract: Comprehensive analytical testing of cannabis either used for the medicinal or recreational purpose is a critical and necessary component of the industry, for several reasons [Fig-1]. Firstly, it ensures the safety of cannabis-based products by reducing the risk of pesticides, microbes, toxins, or residual solvents being accidentally present in retail products for public consumption. Secondly, quantification of cannabinoid profiles and potency is needed to determine appropriate dosage for individual use. In addition to this, analytical testing of cannabis also serves to determine peak harvesting times for growing operations...