With the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill, the US federal government legalised hemp and hemp-derived products. Coupled with the expanding legalisation of recreational cannabis, there is now an abundance of cannabis and CBD edibles in the marketplace.
Dr Ben Armstrong, Laboratory Director at Juniper Analytics, recently led a webinar in association with PerkinElmer, that detailed the differences and similarities in hemp and recreational cannabis products. He also explained the current testing methods available for these products. Below, he answers five key questions which arose during the session.