New Technique More Accurately Measures THC Levels, Cannabinoids In Marijuana Edibles

Now that 20 states have either decriminalized or legalized marijuana, more and more edible cannabis options have been rolling in to keep up with demand. Marijuana can be infused in brownies, toffees, and many other food products, and consumer and public health officials have shown growing concern over inconsistent and inaccurate dosage information on products. A group of scientists now claims that they have developed a technique to precisely measure cannabis compounds — whether they’re in gummy bears, chocolates, or anything else. They say the new method could help ensure product safety in the ever-growing cannabis industry.

“Producers of cannabis edibles complain that if they send their product to three different labs for analysis, they get three different results,” explained Melissa Wilcox, of Grace Discovery Sciences, in a statement. “The point of our work is to create a solid method that will accurately and reliably measure the cannabis

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