Author(s): Michelle Taylor, Editor-in-Chief
Chromatography Techniques / Laboratory Equipment
Published By: Chromatography Techniques / Laboratory Equipment
Year of Publication: 2015
Abstract: Given recent law and attitude changes in the United States, the cannabis industry is on the rise — which means the cannabis testing industry is likewise growing. From analyzing potency and pesticides to testing for terpenes and residual solvents, chromatography is aptly suited to the analytical needs of the cannabis testing industry. Chromatography Techniques Editor-in-Chief Michelle Taylor recently spoke with Amanda Rigdon, GC Columns Product Manager at Restek Corp., for her input on the past, present and future of the cannabis testing market.
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