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Irradiation 101: What Canadians Need to Know About Cannabis Irradiation

The practice of cannabis irradiation is safe enough to get Health Canada’s stamp of approval but some call it 'a crutch.'

California Ad Campaign Targets Illegal Cannabis Businesses

"Do you know what's hiding in your counterfeit edibles?" one ad asks.

Can Washington Fix Its Broken Cannabis Lab Testing System?

Pesticides aren't caught and loopholes are huge. Things are so bad that the state just punted oversight to a different agency.

Seed Certification, Global Research Lab Set Out to Standardize US Hemp

A global hemp research lab, a nascent national review board for hemp varieties, and a handful of seed certification programs are working to standardize US hemp for a world market.

What Are You Smoking? Episode 66: What 2019 Means for Cannabis

Bruce and Ben from our sister podcast, The Roll-Up, join the show to talk about the biggest developments last year brought to the cannabis space, and what to watch for in 2019.

Cannabis Testing Explained: What’s in Your Cannabis?

Here’s a look at some of the technology & processes used in cannabis lab testing and the science behind the various procedures used for these tests.

Tests of CBD Oils Reveal Three Surprise Chemicals, One Big Problem

Lab testing of popular CBD products found synthetic cannabinoids—also known as K2 or Spice—a popular cough syrup chemical, and a whole lot of melatonin.

California Cannabis Lab Director Caught Faking Pesticide Tests

State inspection revokes license of Sequoia Analytics.

Seattle’s Leading Pot Shop Launches Random Product Testing

The project by retailer Uncle Ike's is an effort to curb the number of contaminated products that make it to consumers.

California Releases Final Cannabis Regulations

California state officials presented a final draft of regulations governing the cannabis industry including laws about delivery, testing, and packaging.

With Testing Labs on the Way, Massachusetts Cannabis Is Coming Soon

Regulators could approve independent testing laboratories later this month, clearing what's been a key roadblock to opening the state's first retail cannabis stores.

First Cannabis Recalls Hit California as Testing Rules Bite Down

Bloom Brands and Lowell Farms pull vapes and pre-rolls for potential pesticide contamination. Labs under scrutiny.

What Are You Smoking? Episode 47: Ethan Russo and What’s in Your Cannabis

Noted cannabis researcher Dr. Ethan Russo stops by the show to share his research–and his concerns–about pesticides on cannabis in Washington State.

Legalization Inundates California’s Cannabis Labs

California cannabis labs are being swamped with samples as new product purity regulations take effect.

What’s Lurking In California Bud?

California’s legal recreational cannabis supply is now cleaner than the state’s food. Starting July 1, all cannabis products sold at licensed stores must undergo rigorous…

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