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New Certification Sets Standards For Cannabis Lab Testing – FORBES

Two cannabis testing laboratories on Tuesday debuted a new program to standardize protocols for testing the purity and potency of marijuana products. The new standardization program, dubbed Trust in Testing, was launched on Tuesday by SC Labs and ACT Laboratories.

States that have legalized commercial cannabis production and sales mandate that products be tested for contaminants and levels of THC, the primary psychoactive compound in marijuana. But industry standards for such lab analysis have not been developed, a situation which has led some labs to inflate THC levels to appease clients eager to offer the most potent products.


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