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December 9, 2019
Is it Hemp or Cannabis? Just ask GemmaCert

The hemp industry received a major boost with the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill last December. Consequently, hemp was no longer considered a controlled substance so long as the plant material contains less than 0.3% dry weight tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is […]

May 22, 2019
The Power of Potency

Just as anything you would reach for in your local supermarket or pharmacy has a nutrition label and ingredient information displaying the contents contained in the product, the rise in…

April 2, 2019
NIRS- The Breakthrough Technology for Potency Analysis

With the increasing legalization and use of cannabis worldwide has come the growing demand for regulations surrounding the substance. Consumers now call for tighter and more consistent testing protocols surrounding the safety of their cannabis. One of the major contributing factors in […]

March 21, 2019
Cannabis- Improving the lives of those who helped protect ours

Being the ‘land of the free and the home of the brave’ does not come without a price for those brave – sometimes a tremendously heavy one at that. More than 2.7 million U.S. army men and women have been sent to […]

March 3, 2019
Field-Testing Cannabis

Overcoming the plant’s chemical non-homogeneity for accurate potency results Executive summary Potency testing cannabis presents unique challenges. Principally, the non- homogeneity of cannabinoids, within the plant, between strains, and even within a single sample, hinders the accurate testing and labeling of products. […]

February 24, 2019
Dutch & Go. The Uncertainty behind Netherlands’s Cannabis

While the Netherlands has long been praised for its liberal approach to cannabis creating one of the largest cannaba-toursim markets in the world, in many ways, the Dutch cannabis paradise has a long way to go when it comes to standards for […]