Budding Los Angeles: Cannabis testing facilities expand, ensure high-quality products for consumers

Thirty years ago, buying cannabis was difficult, expensive and illegal. Buying cannabis in 2019 is somewhere between picking up a prescription from a pharmacy and buying beer from a liquor store. Join columnist John Tudhope each week as he visits cannabis companies in Los Angeles and discusses the budding industry.

Gone are the days when your friend’s older brother was the source of objective truth about cannabis.

Today, cannabis testing laboratories are able to precisely measure what compounds are in cannabis, which cannabis strains are safe to consume and which products can have the strongest effects.

The quantification of what compounds can be found in the cannabis plant is one of the most innovative and exciting aspects of the new legal cannabis industry. This drug is no longer a mystery plant brought illegally across borders but is instead a subject of scientific interest for its medicinal and

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