Regulation and quality control for the medical cannabis industry

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Our Alpha-cat test kit presented by Open Access Gouvernement. In this article it presents the Alpha-cat cannabinoid test kit as a testing solution for the cannabis industry in US, Europe and the rest of the world as a recognized standards which is robust and standardized. Regulation and quality control for the medical cannabis industry

Sebastien Beguerie, Alpha-cat Founder in his greenhouse's client
Sebastien Beguerie, Alpha-cat Founder in his greenhouse’s client

The Alpha-cat test kit base on Thin Layer Chromatography method (TLC) can test for the six main cannabinoids, CBD, THC, CBN, THCV, CBG, CBC, and can be use by manufacturers, breeders, physicians, pharmacists and regulators. It offers a first approach to quality control in the emerging cannabis industry.

” The Alpha-cat TLC test kit can assist the authority to make sure their investigations are made on illegal trafficking and not on legal goods sold by legitimate registered companies. The TLC Alpha-cat method can test for cannabinoids in dry flowers, in Hashish, in extracts, in oils and other forms of derivated products.”

To read the full article, click here. Quality control in the Cannabis industry is very conterversial with a serie of scam being identify in the UK, the journal Hemp Today published an article showing that a numerous number of CBD brands did not match their CBD and THC content written on their label when comparing to their cannabinoids analysis done by a third party laboratory.

” The findings prompted UK’s Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) to ask the government for “clear guidance on the permissable level of psychoactive tetrahydrocannabidol (THC) in cannabidiol (CBD) oils.”

To read the full article , click here  In the US the laboratory testing scene is also suffer of some difficulties and big controversies with a recent scandal video made by Vice News magazine showing that many labs in the US are being corrupted by growers to provide certificate of analysis with higher THC percentages than present in their samples. Below you can watch the full documentary video :


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