With the continued legalization of cannabis across the nation, and the availability of a growing list of consumable products, cannabis testing for consumer safety is paramount. And the need for laboratories to perform that testing continues to grow.
But despite the need for testing and projections for industry growth, starting a laboratory is no easy task. We’ve compiled a few questions you should ask yourself before starting a cannabis lab.
- Guidance for State Medical Cannabis Testing Programs – from the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
- Cannabis Testing Lab Setup – from Labx in conjunction with GenTech Scientific.
- ISO/IEC 17025:2017 – General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories.
- State Regulations – our compilation of Laws, Licensing, Testing Requirements, etc.