Marijuana Testing Lab News

Hawaii approves first medical marijuana testing lab

Hawaii’s Department of Health issued its first provisional certification to a medical marijuana testing lab, bringing the state’s eight vertically integrated dispensaries closer to opening their doors. Honolulu-based Steep Hill…

Report: Contaminated cannabis still passing Oregon tests

Despite strict efforts by Oregon regulators to keep pesticide-tainted marijuana from reaching store shelves, some contaminated cannabis is still slipping past the state’s testing labs. The Oregonian, the state’s largest…

Testing rule worries Ohio medical marijuana advocates

Medical marijuana advocates in Ohio are concerned a little-known rule that stipulates who can test cannabis products could delay the launch of the program. Under the state’s MMJ law, private laboratories will…

Oregon issues first recall for tainted recreational marijuana

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) announced its first recall of pesticide-tainted recreational cannabis, a situation that underscores the need for reliable record keeping and clear communication about contaminated products. The…

Steep Hill Labs partners with Israeli marijuana firm

California-based Steep Hill Labs entered into a partnership with iCAN, an Israeli medical marijuana company, to establish a testing lab in the Middle Eastern country. The deal is perhaps the…

Israeli MMJ lab company expanding to North America

An Israel-based company that specializes in quality-control testing equipment and standards for medical cannabis is using a newly raised $1 million in investment capital to expand its business operations into…