Lab testing is a key factor in most legal cannabis markets. Most immediately, this is what helps ensure that the products consumers purchase are not contaminated with harmful substances such as mold, yeast, pesticides, or other chemicals.
It’s also one of the ways that weed-legal states try to ensure a certain level of uniformity in terms of telling consumers the potency of different products.
Ultimately, lab tests serve a number of functions as more and more governments begin figuring out how to regulate a legal marijuana industry.
Yesterday, Nevada state authorities suspended the license of a marijuana testing lab. Authorities now claim that the lab was falsifying THC potency in products moving through its labs.
Certified Ag Labs License Suspended
According to local media reports from Nevada, cannabis testing company Certified Ag Labs recently had its license suspended by the state.
A notice reading “registration and license suspended” was reportedly posted to the company’s facility in Sparks, Nevada on Monday.
At this point, representatives from Certified Ag Labs have not been communicating with the media. But the Nevada Department of Taxation issued a statement about the license suspension.
“Products tested by Certified Ag Labs, LLC may be labeled incorrectly and