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ALPHA-CAT believes that the most important criteria for medical cannabis are the potency, stability and safety for patients use. We assist patients, doctors, dispensaries, cooperatives, collectives and growers in cannabis quality control & certification standard. We are an experienced company in Europe offering testing for potency, screening for safety and quality certification standard for legal cannabis production
Cannabis Test Center
ALPHA-CAT creates testing laboratories in Europe to provide high quality and accurate cannabis potency testing and safety screening for the medicinal cannabis community.
Quality Certification Standard
Alpha-CAT has created a quality certification standard for cannabis products and assists dispensaries, cooperatives, collectives and growers from all over the world.
Why we do it
ALPHA-CAT believes that it is imperative to introduce a high-quality system for better production and usage of medical cannabis. There is currently an exponential growth in interest for medical cannabis from patients, doctors, industrial concerns and governments. Many countries have allowed cannabis for medicinal use but most of them have a lack of quality control. The re-introduction of cannabis as a medicine necessitates the introduction of a quality and safety-control management system.
So far cannabis has been used therapeutically for its THC content and we are only just starting to study and discover the benefits of CBD. However many other cannabinoids also have potential medicinal value. Which cannabinoids are present? How to titrate the dosage? How to produce a stable, reliable and consistent product? What are the therapeutic differences between various strains of cannabis? What are their precise concentrations?
ALPHA-CAT addresses all of these issues by providing potency testing, safety screening and quality certification standards for legal cannabis production. Our goal is to understand mechanisms inside the plant that determine the levels of the active constituents (genetics, terpenoids, cannabinoids…) for better medical application. With our research we want to define and categorise plants and cannabis products according to their medicinal values and create quality production standards for consistent, stable and effective medical cannabis products. We want to help doctors to ascertain the most suitable treatments for their patients’ conditions. Click for more info about medical cannabis.
Sébastien Beguerie, Founder and CEO of Alpha-CAT Lab in Prague, Czech Republic. He holds a master’s degree in Plant Science with a major in plant physiology and medical Cannabis. Sébastien has performed hundreds of controlled laboratory tests on Cannabis and worked with the leading medical Cannabis companies and expert in the world like Prof Raphael Mechoulam. He is a medical cannabis scientist expert and activist with 10 years of experience in cannabis production optimisation, quality control and education.
Born in Marseille, France, in 2009 he was sponsored by Bedrocan BV to study at Wageningen University Research (WUR), in the Netherlands where he obtained his Master degree in Plant Sciences. In parallel, he co-founded the national medical Cannabis French patient association called “l’Union Francophone pour les Cannabinoids en Médecine, I care”; “UFCM I care”. Together with his association, he has been organizing in Strasbourg (France) every year since 2012 an international medical Cannabis conference. In 2011 he founded is company Alpha-CAT Lab in Europe specialized in making and providing cannabinoid test kit worldwide from Latin America, Canada, Jamaica, Australia, up to Japan. Alpha-CAT test kit offer a tool to patient, physicians and pharmacists to know better Cannabinoid based medicine. Plus in this new emerging Cannabis industry, Alpha-CAT has been a recognized standard helping small/medium/large size businesses to ensure Cannabis quality control standards in the new Cannabis paradigm shift.
ALPHA-CAT’s research team is looking forward to assisting you with scientific and technical support regarding questions and scientific projects for cannabinoid-based medicine. For any questions about ALPHA-CAT please feel free to contact us!