MED Homogeneity Testing for Edible Products Begins July 14, 2014
Denver, Colorado / ACCESSWIRE / July 14, 2014 / As the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) continues to roll out their testing requirements for infused edibles and other products, the CannLabs (OTCQB: CANL) laboratory team is poised and ready to assist. The newest requirement which goes into effect on Monday, July 14th requires Retail Manufacturers of Infused Products (MIPs) to submit an additional test sample from each production batch being provided to a Retail Marijuana Testing Facility for the purposes of performing homogeneity testing.
The ruling (MED Rule R 1503 A, D & E ) states that no more than 20% of the total THC may be located within 10% of the entire product. Homogeneity is a statistical practice that makes the assumption that the statistical properties of any one part of an overall dataset are the same as any other part. Basically, resellers will need to submit two separate samples of each product to be tested so that an independent testing laboratory, such as CannLabs, can ensure any edibles meet the state requirements for THC homogeneity.
CannLabs’ Laboratory Director, Heather Despres commented; “We are prepared and ready to support our clients with this new process. We’ve increased our team and our proprietary customized work-flow software will allow us to manage the added data content easily without any delays to our most important asset—our customers. We’re here to ensure that all state guidelines are met and consumers are safe, while minimizing cost and delays to the manufacturers and dispensaries.”
CannLabs, which is a leader in cannabis innovation, science and technology, is a trusted testing service for an ever-expanding base of clients. In addition to testing, the company offers real-time data analytics, product benchmarking capabilities, cultivation advice and education, and consulting and reformulation services.
CannLabs, Inc., is a solutions provider with intellectual property, proprietary cloud-based analytics and scientific methods to serve the cannabis industry. Through Carbon Bond Holdings Inc., CannLabs provides laboratories with the necessary business intelligence technology and other solutions required to serve the cannabis industry, and these include the first state-licensed laboratory in Denver, Colorado.
CannLabs enables growers, dispensaries and edible makers to implement best practices while furthering product advancements. In addition, the CannLabs website allows consumers to easily locate certified tested products to meet their specific needs.
CannLabs has been at the forefront of educating the public, in addition to state and local governments as more states legalize marijuana for various uses. The Company provides client education around safe cultivation, identifying contamination problems, consulting on legal cases and the reformulation of cannabis products, throughout the U.S. and Canada.
The Company plans to license their solutions to new labs and other cannabis companies in states and provinces as legislation and testing mandates for legalization are approved.
This will allow the Company to further scale its data analytics and consulting business across a broader geographic area. In addition, the CannLabs team will focus on research and development which will further drive value for their customers and provide incremental revenue opportunity.
For more information visit http://www.cannlabs.com/
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