Laboratory representatives from Colorado and Ohio will discuss the impact of legalization of marijuana and hemp in their respective jurisdictions; one view of 10 years impacted and the other view of anticipated impact. The shifts in the analytical approach with the training of analysts, costs and instrumental validations, procedures, and reporting will also be discussed.
Detailed Learning Objectives:
- Attendees will recognize the current challenges that are faced between a veteran state and a state in the process of legalization of marijuana and hemp.
- Attendees will understand how the 2018 Farm Bill changed the approach of analysis and reporting of plant material.
- Attendees will consider the legal impact of marijuana and hemp on laboratories, investigators, and prosecutors.