US (MO): Inside the Kansas City-based lab that checks medical cannabis

Before medical cannabis is sold at Kansas City dispensaries, it has to be tested. 

Operations inside Green Precision Analytics located in Kansas City are nearly nonstop these days. The crew has to run seven to nine different tests on every batch of product they receive. The tests have to be completed before product heads to the dispensary.

“We’re going to look at the cannabinoid profile, we’ll look for pesticides, microbial toxins, heavy metals, and moisture context as well,” Green Precision Analytics Laboratory Director Josh Kollmeyer, MLS said.

Too much moisture can lead to mold. The DHSS is investigating a complaint of mold growth on cannabis sold at a Missouri dispensary over the weekend. Kollmeyer says he could see how that could happen if testing didn’t catch the issue. 

Read more at kctv5.com


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