What types of businesses need cannabis testing?Before any cannabis product can be sold, it must first be tested in a certified marijuana testing lab. This responsibility falls on licensed cannabis cultivators but marijuana retailers are also required to ensure their products have been tested and are appropriately labeled before selling them to consumers.
What services do marijuana testing companies provide?As outlined, contamination and potency are the two main reasons for testing cannabis but there is a wide range of different analyses that can be carried out depending on state regulations and the needs of marijuana businesses. These include:
- Analytical chromatography
- Mass spectrometry
- Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
- Quantitative polymerase chain reaction