May 8, 2018

How Hemp Researcher John Baker Uses LightLab

John Baker, MSc, is a certified Professional Argrologist (P.Ag) and is the president of CBD Baker Inc. He is a CSGA recognized plant breeder and a Health Canada recognized hemp breeder/researcher. In his own words, John talks about his new approach to screening genetics with LightLab.

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April 4, 2018

Testing for Truth Part 3: Does Sun Damage Cannabis?

Sunlight contains UV light, which has well known destructive properties. Anecdotal reports suggest that the acidic form of THC, THCA, would degrade into Δ9THC (the active form) and then further into CBN. We put some buds to the test to find out.

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January 17, 2018

Lionheart and the Rocky Cannabis Battle in Montana

“It’s been an ongoing struggle to get medication in the hands of our patients, but the medical marijuana community of Montana has responded to this adversity every step of the way,” said Gabe Perry, a partner in Montana dispensary Lionheart Caregiving. After a five-year battle, the Montana Supreme Court passed the bill into law in February 2016. By August of that year, over 93% of the state’s 12,400 patients had lost their access to a medical marijuana provider.

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November 9, 2017

Testing for Truth Part 1: Is the “best bud” at the top?

One of the theories we frequently hear is that the very top of a plant has flowers with much higher cannabinoid content than those on the lower branches.  This makes sense if you consider that the top flowers receive more sunlight and airflow. This leads us to our Testing for Truth questions: how much of a difference is there really between top, middle and bottom flowers harvested from the same plant? 

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November 9, 2017

Welcome Technical Support Manager – Judson Malone

Jud is a mechanical engineer by training with a diverse background including design, technical support, and sales. For the last six years, he has worked in sales and technical support roles in a photonics and space-grade instrumentation environment.

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October 19, 2017

Fighting The Good Fight

What does it take to stay alive and on top of the ever-changing regulations in this fast moving business? Read our interview with Deb Kimless, MD, Medical Director of Maryland-based, ForwardGro.

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