cannabis

We’re on the Road to Chalice!

We’re on the Road to Chalice, 2017! The last day to submit to the contest is May 26th! Go to www.chalice.com/competition to sign up and schedule your intake appointment. Don’t miss your chance to compete in one of the best cannabis competitions in California! Share on Tumblr We’re on the Road to Chalice! May 23rd, […]

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SC Labs Interviews Roy Upton of the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia

SC Labs interviews Roy Upton of the American Herbal Pharmacopeia. Roy co-authored the AHP’s Cannabis Monograph. What is a monograph? The American Herbal Pharmacopoeia® develops qualitative and therapeutic monographs on botanicals, including many of the Ayurvedic, Chinese, and Western herbs most frequently used in the United States. These monographs represent the most comprehensive and critically […]

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5 Ways to Become a Contender in the 2017 Chalice Competition

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It’s hard to believe that spring is already upon us and the summer festival season is just around the corner!  SC Labs is excited to work with Chalice Festival in 2017 for the fourth consecutive year. This year, SC Labs’ Santa Cruz, Santa Ana and Santa Rosa locations will serve as official drop stations for […]

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NFL Players Push for Medical Cannabis as Safe Alternative to Opiates

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Recently, Baltimore Ravens tackle Eugene Monroe took to Twitter to call out NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for refusing to modify the NFL’s stance on Marijuana. Read the New York Times story here: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/16/sports/football/raven-calls-on-nfl-to-allow-marijuana-use-for-sports-pains.html?_r=1 Shortly after the story broke, Monroe donated $80,000 to researchers at Johns Hopkins and the University of Pennsylvania for studies to examine […]

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Introducing April Crittenden, President of Envirocann!

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As president of Envirocann, a budding cannabis certification agency, April Crittenden brings a wealth of knowledge regarding environmental stewardship and the USDA National Organic Program. April was the Senior Quality and Compliance Supervisor at California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) where she worked for almost a decade. In that role she crafted client communication systems, helped […]

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CannMed 2016

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SC Labs President and Co-Founder Joshua Wurzer to speak at Harvard Medical School It’s conference season and this year Massachusetts-based Medicinal Genomics is bringing together the best and brightest in cannabis for CannMed 2016, a two-day event at Harvard Medical School. Keynote speakers include Raphael Mechoulam, the researcher who discovered THC and Orrin Devinsky, the […]

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Beyond Aroma: Terpenes in Cannabis

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Skunky, fruity, floral, the bouquet of smells associated with cannabis can be highly diverse and varied from cultivar to cultivar. This diversity comes from the fragrant molecules found in cannabis called terpenes. There are over a hundred different terpenes found in cannabis, which have evolved with the cannabis plant as a defense mechanism against bacteria, […]

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Cannabis and Memory

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We’ve all heard of the “forgetful stoner”, and while some of us have better recall after excessive indulgence, others may have more difficulties. This is due to the modulation of certain signaling events within the neurons of cannabis users and over time differences in the structures of the brain responsible for memory formation. This article […]

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Cannabis and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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What is COPD?  Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an illness characterized by increased production of mucus and chronic inflammation of the airways resulting in reduced respiratory capacity. The two primary forms of COPD are chronic bronchitis, which produces a long-term cough with mucus, and emphysema, which leads to the progressive deterioration of the alveoli, […]

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SC Laboratories President at The Marijuana for Medical Purposes Conference

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SC Laboratories President Josh Wurzer will be giving two presentations at the conference on Wednesday. His first presentation will cover the basics of the cannabinoids, the body’s endocannabinoid system, and the therapeutic potential of the endocannabinoid system in a variety of ailments. His second presentation will cover the importance of laboratory testing and the methods […]

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