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Optimizing Cannabis Lab Operations: A Discussion with Green Valley Analytics CEO Jonathan Ferguson

By LabWare on Feb 21, 2024 4:20:00 PM

Green Valley Analyticsis a full-service independent analytical testing laboratory fully licensed by the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission. The lab offers a comprehensive menu of services to support cultivators and manufacturers licensed to grow and produce medical and recreational cannabis products.In a recent conversation with the laboratory's CEO and co-founder, Jonathan Ferguson, the spotlight was on LabWare GROW, a cloud-based laboratory information management system (LIMS)purpose-built for CBD/THC testingand its instrumental role in revolutionizing cannabis laboratory workflows.

Topics: LIMS Cannabis
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What Cannabis Testing Laboratories Can Do After Inspection Failure

By LabWare on Feb 6, 2024 5:16:56 PM

Cannabis testing laboratories are essential in protecting the safety and quality of cannabis products. Cannabis testing helps identify and quantify the levels of cannabinoids (such as THC and CBD) and the presence of harmful contaminants like pesticides, heavy metals, mold, and bacteria, safeguarding consumers from health risks. The cannabis plant's chemical diversity, variability in cannabinoid concentrations, difficult contaminant detection, evolving industry practices, and the continuous emergence of new compounds make testing a complex endeavor. 

Topics: LIMS Cannabis
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Streamline Cannabis Compliance with a LIMS Interface to Metrc

By LabWare on Sep 28, 2023 3:49:30 PM

In the fast-evolving world of cannabis regulation, staying compliant with state-specific tracking and reporting requirements is paramount for businesses operating in the industry. One tool that has become essential for maintaining compliance is the Marijuana Enforcement Tracking Reporting Compliance (Metrc) system. Metrc is the backbone of regulatory oversight, helping track cannabis products from seed to sale. Cannabis testing laboratories can simplify and enhance compliance management by integrating their Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) with Metrc. The benefits of a LIMS interface to Metrc and how it can help streamline cannabis compliance.

Topics: Cannabis
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Cannabis Quality Control: Enhancing Testing via LIMS

By LabWare on Jun 17, 2021 8:00:00 AM

In the burgeoning cannabis industry, maintaining stringent cannabis quality control measures is of paramount importance to ensure consumer safety and regulatory compliance. As this sector continues to expand, businesses must adapt and implement advanced analytical testing methods that not only meet current standards but also anticipate future regulations.

Topics: LIMS Cannabis
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Optimizing Cannabis Testing Lab: Advanced LabWare Solutions

By LabWare on Jun 3, 2021 8:00:00 AM

As the cannabis industry continues to grow, the importance of reliable and accurate Cannabis Testing Labs cannot be overstated. The vital role of Cannabis Testing Labs in guaranteeing the safety and compliance of medical cannabis products cannot be underestimated. This post takes a look at the features of an advanced Cannabis Testing Lab, including its utilization of RFID barcodes for streamlined sample tracking and customer portal access to simplify ordering and remote access.

Topics: LIMS Cannabis
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Achieving Cannabis LIMS Compliance: A Comprehensive Guide

By LabWare on May 27, 2021 8:00:00 AM

In the rapidly growing cannabis industry, achieving and maintaining Cannabis LIMS Compliance is essential for specialized cannabis testing laboratories. As regulations evolve and ISO 17025 certification becomes increasingly important, labs must adapt to ensure they meet these stringent requirements.

Topics: LIMS Cannabis
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Enhancing Cannabis Testing Laboratories with LIMS Solutions

By LabWare on Nov 5, 2020 8:00:00 AM

As the cannabis industry continues to expand, Cannabis Testing Laboratories play a crucial role in ensuring product quality and regulatory compliance. These labs are responsible for inspecting cannabis products to evaluate potency, check for contaminants and assess other components that affect their safety and effectiveness. In this blog post, we will delve into the importance of these laboratories for cultivators, manufacturers, and distributors alike.

Topics: LIMS Cannabis