San Jose Medical Marijuana Doctor 420 Cannabis Evaluations Clinic Explains New Efforts to Increase Safety in Medical Cannabis Industry

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) March 01, 2012 Medical marijuana has been legal in California for 16 years now, but the industry is still largely unregulated by the state. Concerns for safety and a desire to know exactly what is in the medicine provided by collectives and dispensaries have led to a boom in safety inspectors and testing labs. According to the LA Times, dozens of marijuana testing labs have opened in the past two years, but since the labs are as unregulated as the dispensaries, there are no uniform safety standards. San Jose medical cannabis doctor 420 Cannabis Evaluations Clinic highlights some of the leading innovators who are working to create uniform standards in the absence of regulatory input. Halent Laboratories, located in Davis, is one of the best-known and most highly regarded medical cannabis testing labs. Founded by chemists at UC Davis, Halent tests medicine for 15 cannabinoids

San Francisco Marijuana Safety Specialist Botanitec Says Just Testing for Potency Is Not Enough

Fairfield, CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 Recent comments by the US Attorneys in charge of the crackdown on California?s medical marijuana industry have implied that medical cannabis dispensaries are little more than fronts for drug gangs and harmful to children. But Mary Williams, founder of San Francisco marijuana certification lab Botanitec, knows this is a distortion of the facts, and that many dispensaries and collectives are deeply devoted to helping patients. She says in order to counter the accusations of the US Attorneys, growers and caregivers need to prove that they put patients first. One effective way to do this is to ensure they put solid quality control systems in place. By testing all their medicine for safety?not just potency?growers and collectives can demonstrate professionalism and show they are dedicated to the health of their patients. ?MMJ patients deserve to know the details of their medical cannabis and