WHO DOES THIS HELP
To date, in Massachusetts there have been four vaping deaths and over a hundred confirmed or probably cases of lung injury from vaping. These occurrences have the potential to be prevented with stringent testing.
In the year of 2019, The Massachusetts cannabis industry saw almost a half a billion dollars in the adult use market for medical and recreational use
To date, there are only two independent testing laboratories in Massachusetts for recreational cannabis safety certification
A NECESSARY RESOURCE
In 2019, global cannabis sales saw a growth rate of 48% reaching over
$15 billion dollars
Medical patients such as those with suppressed immune systems who are receiving medical CBD or THC for treatment are particularly
susceptible to contaminated products
they eat or inhale.
This testing facility will provide professional jobs at or above living wages for about 15 people initially.
Cannabis goes through a lengthy drying and curing process which lowers the ability for harmful microbes such as salmonella from reproducing. This process also increases the shelf life of the product. Measuring water activity in products is essential for producing a final quality product.
The moisture content present in cannabis should be analyzed as to aid manufacturers in creating a final product