Are your edibles consistent?

By |2020-05-18T09:45:57-06:00April 27th, 2020|Analysis Tips|

If you’ve been manufacturing traditional food and beverages, you know the FDA has been regulating homogeneity for some time and even longer if you’ve been working in the pharma industry. So, it stands to reason that homogeneity is a regulated component of the cannabis industry. However, making an accurately dosed edible is incredibly hard. [...]

Shortest Turn Times for Pesticide Testing

By |2020-04-28T14:01:44-06:00August 13th, 2018|Agricor in the news, Product and services updates, 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 |2020-04-28T14:01:56-06:00July 26th, 2018|Product and services updates, 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 |2020-04-28T14:10:01-06:00June 29th, 2018|Industry News, 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 [...]

Compliance Tip – R & D Testing

By |2020-04-28T14:10:10-06:00May 25th, 2018|Analysis Tips, Industry News, MED|

The Marijuana Enforcement Division has posted a Compliance Tip on its website, providing guidance on testing for research purposes. You can locate this and other Compliance Tips at the following link: READ MORE The Tips • Licensees must comply with mandatory testing pursuant to the M and R 1500 [...]

Lab Results over 100% Purity

By |2020-04-28T14:02:20-06:00April 16th, 2018|Analysis Tips, 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 |2020-04-28T14:02:41-06:00February 7th, 2018|news, pesticides, Product and services updates|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: For more info, please contact: Mike Branvold, President Agricor Laboratories 720.460.3489 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 |2020-04-28T14:03:01-06:00December 2nd, 2017|Agricor in the news, news, Press Releases, 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 |2020-04-28T14:03:11-06:00December 1st, 2017|Agricor in the news, news, Product and services updates, 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 |2017-11-22T08:53:44-06:00November 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 [...]