Compliance

My Role with the USP Cannabis Expert Panel to Establish Cannabis Quality and Safety Attributes (for Medical Patients)

USP Cannabis Expert Panel | Cannabis Inflorescence for Medical Purposes: USP Considerations for Quality Attributes

The USP Cannabis Expert Panel is working to develop quality and safety standards for the cannabis industry. These guidelines are essential for public health protection and will help facilitate scientific research on cannabis safety and therapeutic potential. For three years, I’ve served as an independent volunteer on the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Cannabis Expert Panel, offering my […]

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Happy Anniversary to Emerald Cup and SC Labs, the Official Lab Partner since 2010.

Emerald Cup and SC Labs

SC Labs is eagerly anticipating the 2019 Emerald Cup, the largest organic, outdoor cannabis competition in the world. This respected annual event brings together cannabis experts and educators along with farmers, patients, and patrons to honor the finest, organic, sun-grown cannabis harvest in California.

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Requirements for a Cannabis Goods Batch that Fails Regulatory Compliance Testing

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A cannabis goods batch that fails any test performed by a licensed testing laboratory fails regulatory compliance testing and may not be transported to any retailer for sale or to another distributor. If a cannabis goods batch fails regulatory compliance testing, the licensed testing laboratory may not retest the batch and must issue a COA […]

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Accuracy in Reporting: Laboratory Quality Controls (LQC)

When it comes to testing, we know the success of your business relies on defensible data. As an ISO 17025 accredited laboratory, SC Labs follows a strict protocol for Laboratory Quality Control (LQC) which involves six samples per every batch of no more than 20 client samples. To ensure the integrity of every test, we […]

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SC Laboratories Receives ISO Certification for Laboratory Standards

We are thrilled to announce that our Santa Cruz laboratory facility has been granted ISO accreditation for its cannabinoid panel! ISO / IEC 17025:2005 is considered to be the gold standard accreditation for calibration and testing laboratories around the world across multiple disciplines. Laboratories that are accredited to this international standard have demonstrated technical competence […]

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Introducing April Crittenden, President of Envirocann!

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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