The practice will provide a procedure for the proficiency testing of the staff conducting analyses within the Laboratory, as well as Proficiency Testing for a Laboratory as a whole. Currently, disparities in the output of results from different Cannabis/Hemp Labs are fairly common. This practice will provide a best-practice approach to helping Laboratories practicing in the Cannabis/Hemp space to meet their proficiency training needs and requirements.
KeywordsAnalytical; Cannabis; Hemp; Laboratory, Proficiency Testing;
As the Cannabis/Hemp industry becomes increasingly regulated and analytical standard test methodologies relative to regulatory requirements, quality requirements, and product specifications become more prolific, the need for a reliable proficiency testing protocol specific to the industry is necessary. Further, proficiency testing is a requirement within most regulatory guidelines and Laboratory related governing guidelines.
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