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Marijuana Analysis in a New Frontier: Two State Laboratory Approaches

ASCLD Train the Director Webinar Series
Event Dates

Laboratory Directors from Colorado and Virginia will discuss the legal landscape of marijuana and hemp in their respective jurisdictions: one with legalized marijuana and one without.

The analytical schemes used in both laboratories will be presented.

Learning Objectives:
1) Changes to state legislation in response to the 2018 Farm Bill

2) Consideration of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) vs. total THC

3) Communication to stakeholders on the limitations of testing

4) Tools and training materials provided to law enforcement

5) Current analytical schemes and reporting language

6) Plans for future methodology

Funding for this Forensic Technology Center of Excellence event has been provided by the National Institute of Justice.

Linda Jackson
Shawn West

Date Created: February 3, 2021