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Milan Patel

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The Best Environmental Screening Technology for Cannabis

Posted by Milan Patel on June 29, 2018

 

Imagine with the stroke of a Q-tip you can identify up to 40 bugs on your cannabis crop and your cannabis facility. which can wreak havoc in terms of compliance testing or worse, destroy your crop entirely. That knowledge is powerful, and it is available to growers now.

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Topics: cannabis testing, Environmental Screening

DNA-Based Cannabis Testing Technology

Posted by Milan Patel on June 22, 2018

 

Cannabis is now a rapidly-growing industry with a myriad of state regulatory requirements mushrooming up in its wake. Medicinal cannabis undergoes lab testing, requiring the hiring of qualified individuals who understand lab operations as well as the quality and spectrum of various testing procedures.  

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Topics: cannabis testing

DNA Testing Methods

Posted by Milan Patel on June 15, 2018

 

With recent and ongoing advancements in molecular biology, DNA testing has become a useful instrument to assess the safety, quality and integrity of the cannabis supply chain.

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Topics: cannabis testing

Issue of Marijuana Contamination

Posted by Milan Patel on June 8, 2018

 

By all accounts, the cannabis industry is booming.

After taking a hard line stance against marijuana earlier this year, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions seems to have been forced to moderate his rhetoric recently as a sea of change in political support for the industry has overwhelmed his mostly unpopular perspective.

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Topics: cannabis contamination

Cannabis Industry Remediation and Crop Destruction

Posted by Milan Patel on June 6, 2018

 

With the start of California’s recreational marijuana sales in January of this year, some seismic shifts have occurred in the industry. The cannabis market has mushroomed and regulators want it all tested before it is offered to consumers. 

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Topics: cannabis testing

Insider’s Guide to Effective Pathogen Detection for Marijuana

Posted by Milan Patel on June 1, 2018

According to an article in Forbes, the industry is expected to grow to as much as $50 billion by 2022. That includes not just growers and distribution centers, but also cannabis technology companies, software companies that serve the industry, agricultural companies, and more.

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Topics: cannabis testing, cannabis contamination

How to Ensure the Effective Testing for the Cannabis Industry

Posted by Milan Patel on May 25, 2018

 

According to Forbes, marijuana is currently legal for recreational use in nine states, and legal for medical use in another twenty-nine states. Regulations are trying to catch up to the sprinting cannabis industry.

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Topics: cannabis testing

Pathogen Testing Ensures Higher Price, Cleaner Product, and Consumer Safety

Posted by Milan Patel on May 16, 2018

 

Business Insider estimates the legal sale of marijuana will grow to more than $24.5 billion by the year 2021. This growth is fueled by new states legalizing both medical and recreational marijuana and the continuing demand of existing markets.

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Topics: cannabis contamination

The Impact Of Contamination On The Cannabis Industry

Posted by Milan Patel on May 10, 2018

 

Since its legalization in 1996 in California, medical marijuana has brought in an estimated $50 million to $109 million in taxes for the state each year. Predictions vary, but many believe the state will eventually make more than $1 billion annually from taxing recreational marijuana.

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Topics: cannabis testing