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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 [...]

MED Industry Bulletin 17-08

By | October 2nd, 2017|MED, potency|

On October 2nd, 2017, the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) issued industry bulletin 17-08 in regards to required medical marijuana concentrate and marijuana-infused product potency testing stating, “... the Marijuana Enforcement Division is implementing expanded mandatory Medical Marijuana potency testing beginning Wednesday, November 1, 2017.  On this date, all Medical Marijuana Optional Premises Cultivations and Medical Marijuana‐Infused Products [...]

Medical MIP testing to start November 1

By | September 28th, 2017|MED|

On September 28th, 2017, the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) informed all Colorado Medical Marijuana Testing facilities that potency testing for Medical Marijuana infused-products and concentrates will start November 1st. To read the current Medical Marijuana Rules and MED Industry Bulletin 17-08, click the links below. [...]

MED Industry Bulletin 17-06

By | August 9th, 2017|MED, microbial|

On August 8th, 2017, the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) issued an industry-wide bulletin in regards to failed microbial contaminant testing stating, “The state licensing authority shall give the licensee an opportunity to RETEST THE PRODUCT AND IF THE SECOND TEST ALSO INDICATES THE PRESENCE OF QUANTITIES OF ANY SUBSTANCE DETERMINED TO BE INJURIOUS TO HEALTH THEN THE [...]

ISO 17025 Accredited

By | July 5th, 2017|news|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: For more info, please contact: Mike Branvold, President Agricor Laboratories 720.460.3489 support@agricorlabs.com Denver, Colorado, July 5th, 2017 – Agricor Laboratories, the leading marijuana testing facility in Colorado is pleased to announce that they have been granted ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA), after a thorough assessment and review of [...]