Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the most well known psychoactive molecule found in the inflorescence (bud) of Cannabis sativa. Numerous natural analogs of THC found in Cannabis perform similar effects when ingested by consumers. These species sharing a similar scaffold have a slight difference in chemical structure differentiating them from Δ9-THC. Δ8-THC…
Extracts as a product are becoming more and more popular due to their versatility. These can either be consumed directly as a high potency acute dose, or used as material for dilution into other products. However, one aspect that is commonly overlooked is part of their other name as “concentrates”….
“Getting The Most Out of Your LC”
Liquid chromatography (LC) instrumentation has immense utility and long term pay-off when maintained properly. A well curated system can see reliable cannabis potency or safety results in minutes and return its investment much sooner. Maintenance is essential to keeping your unit in top shape providing reproducible results with superb up-time….
GMP and Sanitation
When you think of producing a quality product what you may picture in your mind’s eye are the raw materials, equipment, methods, and all the checks that show it is indeed meeting the company standard of quality. While true, the quality of this chain of production is only as strong…
Residual Pesticide Screening in Cannabis Matrices: Tips and Tricks
Pesticide contamination presents many challenges in terms of analysis for compliance and consumer safety especially so when we are considering the cannabis industry. When pesticides are used on cannabis flower it presents a real threat to the health and safety of consumers. It is up to industry leaders to understand…
Canna-Tech Tel Aviv 2018
We attend a lot of conferences. There is one that has been more informative and impactful than any other for Orion GMP Solutions – Canna-Tech. We highly recommend attending to see what’s going on in the international cannabis industry.