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Shortest Turn Times for Pesticide Testing

By | August 13th, 2018|science|

Time is money. Every additional day that your samples are stuck in a testing lab's queue can cost you opportunities to sell. We recognized that early on and invested in redundant instrumentation and software development to ensure that we can handle a high volume of samples efficiently. We have the highest capacity and the [...]

Pesticide System Redundancy

By | July 26th, 2018|science|

The equipment used in pesticide testing is some of the most sensitive analytical instrumentation used in laboratories. This requires a heightened level of attention and routine maintenance. Conversely, cannabis samples are some of the most complex samples ever analyzed on these instruments, effectively “gumming up” the equipment with each analysis. Pesticides analysis of cannabis samples using [...]

MED Industry Bulletin 18-07

By | June 29th, 2018|MED, pesticides|

On June 29, 2018, the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) issued industry bulletin 18-07 in regards to mandatory pesticide testing for medical and retail marijuana flower. BULLETIN 18-07 Key Takeaways EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1, 2018 REQUIRED PRODUCT CATEGORIES: Medical and Retail Marijuana Flower only. YOU CAN BEGIN PROCESS VALIDATION STARTING JULY [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]