DDT: What it is and How to test for it

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DDT being sprayed at a beach

As of May 8th, 2023, Confidence Analytics now tests for DDD, DDE, and DDT (collectively “DDX”), upon request. The DDX test is a $50 add-on to a regular pesticide test. DDX can also be purchased stand-alone for $120. DDX testing is voluntary and confidential. You can choose to have the results added to your Certificate of Analysis, or not*. We … Read More

Cannabinoid List Extended!

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Exciting Announcement! Extended cannabinoid list.

Cannabinoid List Extended! We are happy to announce the addition of CBNA, CBCA, and CBL to our service.* Through our commitment to constant innovation, the science team at Confidence Analytics has recently added these 3 new cannabinoids to our “potency” method and our cannabinoid list now includes  17 cannabinoids!!  CBNA and CBCA are the acidic precursors of CBN and CBC, … Read More

What’s in a strain

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whats in a strain

What’s in a strain, and how do we know? Last Friday, May 20th, the scientific journal PLOSone published an article titled “The phytochemical diversity of commercial Cannabis in the United States” in which the authors describe their analysis of over 90,000 cannabis test results, asking the critical question: what’s in a strain? Confidence Analytics contributed to the research paper by … Read More

Policy Statement: Sell Down Period

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Policy Statement - sales to the max

A new draft Policy Statement was recently released by the WSLCB. Here’s the highlights: On April 2nd pesticide testing requirements go into effect for Washington state cannabis (i502). Retailers have a “sell-down” period until December 31st to clear their shelves of any product not tested under the new rules. Producers and processors have a “phase-in” period until September 30th to clear … Read More

CCRS Reporting: It’s alive!

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CCRS Reporting – It’s ALIVE! With more milestones are on the horizon. And much like Frankenstein’s monster it seems assembled from random body parts and regulatory hijinks, animated by the LCB. CCRS reporting has officially entered our lives eight feet tall and enormously strong but with the mind of a newborn.  This blog post is part of a series. See … Read More

CCRS Traceability – It’s A GO! Time to get ready.

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The Cannabis Central Reporting System (CCRS) – it’s a GO for December. This blog post is part of a series. See our other recent updates on CCRS traceability: CCRS – Approaching the new guidelines CCRS – More info released by wslcb Yesterday the WSLCB responded to an inquiry from the Cannabis Observer’s Gregory Foster. The Cannabis Observer reported: “November 17th … Read More