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Testing

All information and knowledge related to cannabis testing, science and productivity. Laboratory testing equipment and information lives here.

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Pesticide Testing: Good For Plants…Bad For People

Pesticides help to keep cannabis & hemp plants from unwanted pest infection. However, chemical residue can be harmful to consumers, leading to legislation.

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Cannabis: Understanding It’s Science, Applications and Complex Legal Status

Cannabis doesn’t help with your joints or have psychoactive effects- that's cannabinoids. Learn the differences & how they affect legislation.

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Cannabinoids: What Exactly Are They?

Cannabis doesn’t help with your joints or have psychoactive effects- tha’ts cannabinoids. Learn the differences & how they affect legislation.

A woman in lab gear analyzes a cannabis plant in a grow room.
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The Importance Of Testing For Residual Solvents

Cannabinoids, like CBD, can have excellent holistic benefits, but the solvents used to extract them can be dangerous. Learn more about residual solvents.

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Terpenes: Cannabis Aroma Molecules With Purpose

Terpenes are one of the features of cannabis that are closely studied to learn their manipulative effects on cannabinoids. Learn more about this molecule.

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Mycotoxins: What Are They & What Are The Dangers?

Mycotoxins can be toxic when consumed in large amounts & for prolonged periods. As a result, states usually require testing to protect cannabis consumers.