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Summary of Isolation and Characterization of Impurities in Commercially Marketed Δ8-THC Products

The U.S. cannabis and hemp industry currently lacks comprehensive product characterization, primarily due to limited state testing regulations in this area and a lack of widespread implementation of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP). While most states focus on testing a few active molecules, namely Δ9-THC, Δ9-THCA, CBD, and CBD-A, full identification of product components is generally not required.

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GMP Collective is a proud sponsor of the 2022 State of the States Report

The GMP Collective is a proud sponsor of the 2022 State of the States Report
published by the Americans for Safe Access (ASA). With over 150,000 active
supporters, ASA is the country’s largest member-based medical cannabis advocacy
group. Since 2014, the organization has published this comprehensive report that
grades the laws and regulations of U.S. states, D.C. and the four U.S. territories. If you
look at the reports over the years, it provides a snapshot of medical cannabis access
and regulatory progress. As time passes, ASA adapts the report with the times, adding
valuable sections, such as how states handled the COVID-19 response and starting to
give penalties for rules that limit patient access (Kentucky, New Mexico, and North
Carolina having the most penalties in this most recent report). ASA also updated the
rubric to prioritize the needs of patients today.

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Get to the Root – Solutions that Stick!

We all make mistakes. Small ones. Big ones. Some have immediate implications (you forget to look both ways and pull out of an intersection only to end up in a car accident), while some implications aren’t realized until weeks or months later (a hinge or nut is not tightened to the right specification and comes loose over time before falling off). When it’s in your home, the impact may be minor and of short duration, but when it happens on a manufacturing line, the impacts can be significant. But all too often, these mistakes go unnoticed and undetected. How can you fix a problem if you don’t know what caused it in the first place?

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