Monday, May 18, 2015

Defining the BEST Extraction. Transition in Testing Technology

Dr. John MacKay has written several short articles on how to determine the “BEST” extraction.  This one is focused on defining the key techniques used for testing for the major cannabinoids and the reasons for the exponential growth in Supercritical Fluid Chromatography as an analytical and purification/isolation tool.  Testing of medical marijuana throughout the process from seed to shelf needs more harmonization of the compound standards and development to standard operating procedures.  Along with the pioneering work of Dr. Chris Hudalla (ProVerde Labs) sited in Dr. MacKay’s article and previous article by Ms. Heather Despres (CannLabs) in May, 2014 INFORM  (, AOCS is proactively taking a leadership role in defining the testing procedures.  This is being led by Dr. Cynthia Ludwig.

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