Cannabis, Lab Proficiency Testing

Cannabis program new working group examining potential role for AOAC in proficiency testing

May 18, 2020

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is launching a new working group under the Cannabis Analytical Science Program (CASP). This new working group will focus on identifying areas in cannabis where laboratory proficiency testing […]

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High turnout for AOAC scientists’ webinar on hemp testing

April 30, 2020

On March 11, 2020, AOAC’s Cannabis Analytical Science Program Lead Scott Coates joined Dr. Holly Johnson, Chief Science Officer of the American Herbal Products Association, on a well-attended webcast, “Update […]

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AOAC scientists approve Official Method of Analysis for cannabinoids in hemp

April 22, 2020

Expert Review Panel approves an analytical method for detecting and measuring cannabinoids in hemp Rockville Maryland, April 23, 2020 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL announced today that a liquid chromatography–diode array detection […]

Cannabis, Midyear Meeting

Cannabis programming at the AOAC Midyear Meeting: Farm Bill, SMPRs, and Training & Education

March 27, 2020

Cannabis programming at the Midyear Meeting covered a lot of ground, with a presentation on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Domestic Hemp Program, followed by votes on Standard Method […]

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Audiocast: An expert discussion on vaping

March 20, 2020

Cutting through the haze of vaping: A Town Hall discussion 2020 AOAC INTERNATIONAL Midyear Meeting, March 9-13, 2020 Despite their ever-growing acceptance, relatively little work has been done to characterize […]

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Call for Methods: Methods for Quantitation of Cannabinoids in Edible Chocolate

March 11, 2020

AOAC INTERNATIONAL invites method authors and developers to submit relevant methods that may meet the AOAC Standard Method Performance Requirements® (SMPR®) for the Quantitation of Cannabinoids in Edible Chocolate (AOAC […]

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Call for Comments: Draft Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPR®) for Hemp and Cannabis

February 12, 2020

DEADLINE: March 4, 2020. AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) announces the availability of a draft standard method performance requirements (SMPR®) for: Determination of Moisture in Hemp and Cannabis Plant Matter Detection of […]

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Call for Methods: Methods for Identification and Quantitation of Selected Pesticide Residues in Dry Cannabis Materials

January 23, 2020

AOAC INTERNATIONAL invites method authors and developers to submit relevant methods that may meet the AOAC Standard Method Performance RequirementsSM (SMPR®) for Identification and Quantitation of Selected Pesticide Residues in […]

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New CASP working group to target analytical science knowledge gap in the cannabis industry

January 16, 2020

Updated May 14, 2020 In the past 10 years, as cannabis industry leaders have focused their energies on building new supply chains, the explosive market growth and expanding array of […]

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CASP news update – January 2020

January 16, 2020

At the AOAC Midyear Meeting in March, the CASP meeting will include a review and vote on the SMPRs currently in development, information on training and education, important talks from […]

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AOAC’s Cannabis Analytical Science Program webcast draws big crowd

December 19, 2019

On December 5, an audience of 329 attendees joined a live webcast highlighting the people and work of AOAC’s Cannabis Analytical Science Program (CASP). Part of the “Editors’ Series” by […]

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Cannabis Science & Technology Editors’ Series: Cannabis Analytical Science Program Live Webcast

November 19, 2019

Join AOAC experts and four leading cannabis analytical science experts on December 5, 2019 at 11am EST for AOAC’s first webinar on cannabis testing. REGISTER NOW > Thursday, December 5, […]

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Call for Experts – Cannabis Analytical Science Program

November 13, 2019

DEADLINE: December 31, 2019. AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking experts to participate on the Expert Review Panels (ERPs) and review candidate methods for Official Methods of AnalysisSM First Action Status. ERPs […]

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AOAC reports on CASP accomplishments to AFDO Board

November 12, 2019

On November 5, 2019, AOAC Executive Director Dave Schmidt and Cannabis Analytical Science Program (CASP) Program Lead Scott Coates met with the Board of Directors of the Association of Food […]

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