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The Case for Mandatory Genotyping

The Case for Mandatory Genotyping

As the cannabis industry continues to grow across the United States at a rapid pace, the competition amongst growers and producers is also heating up. This competition is reflected in dropping prices at both the wholesale and retail level. There are few options for growers to regain market share in the flooded retail market space. […]

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Curtailment In Oregon’s Cannabis Market

Curtailment In Oregon’s Cannabis Market

By Cindy Orser, PhD, Chief Science Officer of Digipath Labs The news of Oregon’s cannabis market coming to its knees because of strict testing requirements casts a long shadow on those states faced with rolling out newly voter-approved MMJ or retail cannabis programs.  One can easily conclude from the rising national awareness of the prevalence of tainted cannabis […]

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Cannabis Use Disorder

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Cannabis Use Disorder

By Cindy Orser, PhD, Chief Science Officer of Digipath Labs ‘Cannabis Use Disorder,’ or CUD for short is described as a new mental health condition categorized in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), the diagnostic bible of psychiatrists.  The DSM publication is used by clinicians, researchers, drug regulatory agencies, health insurance […]

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When Retail Marijuana Competes with Medical Marijuana

When Retail Marijuana Competes with Medical Marijuana

By Cindy Orser, PhD, Chief Science Officer of Digipath Labs  On November 8th the citizens of five states, Nevada, California, Maine, Arizona and Massachusetts, all with existing medical marijuana (MMJ) programs will be voting on the legalization of recreational marijuana. These states could be joining Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Colorado and the District of Columbia with dueling marijuana programs […]

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DigiPath Labs Validates New Extraction Technology

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DigiPath Labs Validates New Extraction Technology

Yahoo Finance reports: LAS VEGAS, NV–(Marketwired – Oct 20, 2016) – DigiPath Labs, a subsidiary of DigiPath, Inc. ( OTCQB : DIGP ), an independent cannabis testing lab and media firm, recently completed a successful validation of Fluid Management Systems’ (FMS) pressure liquid extractor (PLEâ) for use across four different cannabis matrices. The extraction methods […]

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Toward A Sampling Plan For Cannabis

Toward A Sampling Plan For Cannabis

By Cindy Orser | Chief Science Officer There are two major considerations in determining a sampling strategy for a cannabis harvest or production batch: 1) the number of samples to be taken from a defined unit test batch, harvest or production; and, 2) the amount (mass) of each of those samples and whether they are […]

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UK Halts CBD Sales

UK Halts CBD Sales

By Cindy Orser | Chief Science Officer   A significant event occurred in the UK last week for the cannabis world as we currently know it.  The UK’s equivalent to our FDA, the Medicine and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MJRA), sent out letters to cannabidiol (CBD) producers and distributors ordering them to stop selling, promoting, […]

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Digipath Labs Is Giving Back To Patients

Digipath Labs Is Giving Back To Patients

By: Stephanie Shehan | Vegas Cannabis Magazine CURRENTLY, PATIENTS HAVE THE ABILITY TO WALK INTO A LOCAL CANNABIS DISPENSARY AND PURCHASE SAFE, LAB-TESTED PRODUCTS. THIS IS SOMETHING THAT THOSE IN NON-MEDICAL STATES DO NOT HAVE THE ABILITY TO PARTAKE IN. Digipath Labs has announced they will be giving FREE testing for Nevada medical marijuana patients that grow their […]

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