A2LA is excited to welcome a new group of students to our summer 2021 internship program. Since 2012, A2LA has been welcoming interns to help young people gain real-life work experience in their chosen field, adding new programs and support tools each year. This year’s program kicks off in May, and
May 6, 2021- Frederick, MD – A2LA is pleased to announce the accreditation of Analabs, Inc. to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 for cannabis testing. Analabs, located in Crab Orchard, West Virginia, is the first cannabis testing laboratory to be accredited in the state. “Analabs has been a leader in both
April 21, 2021- Frederick, MD – A2LA has granted ISO/IEC 17065 accreditation to Americans for Safe Access (ASA), marking A2LA’s first-ever certificate of accreditation issued to a product certification body in the cannabis industry. ASA is an organization focused on ensuring safe, legal access to
In many states, regulations require that cannabis testing laboratories be accredited to ISO/IEC 17025 in order to operate. This requirement is not ubiquitous, however, and in the absence of federal requirements for cannabis testing, states where cannabis products are legal demonstrate significant
With the cannabis industry continuing to grow throughout the US, A2LA has dedicated itself to supporting quality in cannabis labs as they work to ensure access to safe, accurately labeled cannabis products. A2LA’s dedicated cannabis accreditation team is involved in industry groups, provides
Although industry conferences are looking very different these days, A2LA has continued to find ways to connect with customers and share information with others in the accreditation industry. For Pittcon 2021, in addition to a virtual booth, A2LA experts will be presenting four different
March 2, 2021- Frederick, MD – Effective March 1st, 2021 the Oregon Health Authority has completed “Phase 3 Rulemaking” of the Toxic-Free Kids Act, a law requiring manufacturers of children’s products sold on Oregon to report and ultimately remove certain high priority chemicals of concern for
February 16, 2021- Frederick, MD – A2LA is pleased to announce the accreditation of Cannalytics, LLC to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 for cannabis testing. Cannalytics, based in San Juan, Puerto, was accredited by A2LA in December 2020 and is the first cannabis testing laboratory accredited in Puerto Rico.