Upcoming CANN Events

253rd ACS National Meeting April 2-6, 2017

San Francisco, California

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Ask Dr. Safety: Chemical & Occupational Safety in the Cannabis Industry
Cosponsored by CCS
H. J. Elston, N. R. Langerman, Organizers

Time Title Presented By:
3:35 PM Introductory Remarks
3:40 PM Sensible approach to workplace drug testing for cannabis J. Marcu, R.W. Phifer, E.M.Pryor
4:00 PM Ask Dr. Safety: Chemical & occupational safety in the cannabis industry N.R. Langerman, H.J. Elston

Monday, April 3, 2017

Cannabis: Emerging Challenges in Regulations, Product Analysis & Processing
Cosponsored by AGFD, CCS, CHAL‡ and SCHB
J. Marcu, E. M. Pryor, Organizers, Presiding

Time Title Presented By:
9:00 AM Introductory Remarks
9:05 AM Cannabis analysis: An overview of testing requirements and challenges in a rapidly emerging industry M.J. Wilcox, J. Marcu
9:25 AM Quality control analysis of contaminants in the medical cannabis market in California: Pesticide, plant growth regulators, residual solvents, and microbiological contaminants in cannabis, cannabis extracts, and cannabis infused products J. Wurzer
9:45 AM States as cannabis laboratories: The far-reaching implications of federal non-recognition in the regulation of marijuana contaminants J. Angermann, J. Strull
10:05 AM Intermission
10:20 AM Assessing regulatory compliance at medical cannabis operations in the United States for patient focused certification J. Marcu, K. Nevedal, S. Sherer
10:40 AM Challenges cannabis laboratories face in product analysis representative samples D. Chen
11:00 AM Hemp as a nutritional supplement: Ensuring potency, safety, and regulatory compliance in manufacturing cannabis-derived health products A. Pham
11:20 AM Concluding Remarks

Cannabis: Emerging Challenges in Regulations, Product Analysis & Processing
Cosponsored by CCS and SCHB
J. Marcu, E. M. Pryor, Organizers, Presiding

Time Title Presented By:
1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM Residual solvent contaminants in cannabis concentrates J.T. Fischedick, D. Egerton
1:55 PM Cannabis grow facilities: Identification and handling of hazardous wastes, a problem for Environmental Health Departments D. Keenan, M. Duazo
2:15 PM Thermal decomposition of THC on preparation of a distilled hash oil: A case study. D. Lane
2:35 PM Intermission
2:50 PM THCA and CBDA: More than simply inactive precursors G. Moreno
3:10 PM Emerging challenges in cannabis regulations R. Mirkarimi
3:30 PM CANN History: The first year as a subdivision at the ACS. E.M. Pryor, J. Marcu, M.J. Wilcox, E.L. Oltermann, A. Pham
3:50 PM Panel Discussion

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