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Lab Results over 100% Purity

By | April 16th, 2018|potency, science|

Over the last several years, there’s been a demand for higher potency cannabis products. Recently, manufacturers have developed the methodology to purify certain cannabinoids, typically THC-A and CBD-A, into their ultra-pure crystalline form. These products are then sold directly to consumers and marketed as “Diamonds" and other unique marketing naming conventions. Prior to going [...]

Fastest Turn Times

By | March 30th, 2018|news|

Are you experiencing longer and longer turn around times from your laboratory? If your lab can't keep up, Agricor Laboratories can provide you with the fastest turn times, getting your product to market with minimal delays. From our very first day of operation, we recognized the need for not only the most accurate lab [...]

Concentrate Sample Size Updates

By | February 21st, 2018|MED, news|

On February 21, 2018, the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) announced emergency rule updates to Sampling Procedures for Marijuana Concentrates listed in M 1504 and R 1504. The sampling guidelines are now: Production Batch Size Sampling Size Test Batch Size ≤ 1 pound 8 separate 0.25 gram Samples 2 grams 1.01 – 2 pounds 12 separate 0.25 gram Samples 3 [...]

Certified for Pesticide Testing

By | February 7th, 2018|news, pesticides|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: For more info, please contact: Mike Branvold, President Agricor Laboratories 720.460.3489 support@agricorlabs.com Denver, Colorado, February 7th, 2018 – Agricor Laboratories, the leading marijuana testing facility in Colorado is pleased to announce that they are the first Marijuana Testing Laboratory awarded Certification for Pesticide Analysis in the State of Colorado. "For the past year [...]

Microbial and Residual Solvent Testing Updates

By | February 1st, 2018|news|

On February 1st, 2018, the MED/CDPHE rolled out new requirements for Medical and Retail Contaminant Testing. We've summarized what has changed below. MEDICAL CONTAMINANT TESTING Mandatory Microbial Contaminant testing of Medical Marijuana, Medical Marijuana Concentrate (water-based, heat/pressure-based), and Medical Marijuana‐Infused Products applies to all Harvest and/or Production Batches created on or [...]

MED Industry Bulletin 17-09

By | December 18th, 2017|MED|

On December 18th, 2017, the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) issued industry bulletin 17-09 in regards to new testing requirements that will go into effect January 1st, 2018. “...Medical and Retail Marijuana Rules effective January 1, 2018, reflect several changes to testing requirements in the Medical (M) and Retail (R) 700 and 1500 Series rules. This Industry‐wide Bulletin [...]

Letter from the President – Terpene Launch

By | December 2nd, 2017|news, terpenes|

Dear Licensed Marijuana Industry, I’m writing to introduce one of the most exciting events to hit Cannabis analytics since testing began. Agricor Laboratories has launched the first-ever truly quantitative Terpene analysis for marijuana flower and concentrate products. On November 1st, we ran a soft-launch to challenge our ancillary systems, ensuring they would support the [...]

Terpene Testing now available

By | December 1st, 2017|news, science|

The Colorado cannabis marketplace is maturing and becoming more difficult for manufacturers to stand out. There is a wide selection of products to choose from with varying quality and price. As a wholesale manufacturer, how do you separate yourself from the competition? As a purchaser, how do you find the product that is right for [...]

State Licensing Authority Adopts Permanent Rules

By | November 22nd, 2017|MED, potency|

On November 21st, the Marijuana Enforcement Division announced that Revised Medical Marijuana Rules, 1 CCR 212-1 and Revised Retail Marijuana Rules, 1 CCR 212-2 will go into effect on January 1, 2018. Below is the announcement from the MED. Dear Marijuana Enforcement Division Stakeholders: As part of the Marijuana Enforcement Division's 2017 [...]

Setting the Bar with GMP

By | October 15th, 2017|education|

The barriers to entry for a marijuana testing facility in Colorado are relatively low. As a result, this has led to a wide variance in test methodologies and the results laboratories report. This variance can be frustrating for marijuana businesses as they depend on accurate data for product formulation/dosing, maintaining/improving process controls for extraction, and truth [...]