The Agricultural Adjustment Act (The Farm Bill) The Agricultural Adjustment Act, or the Farm Bill, was first signed into law in 1933 under Franklin D. Roosevelt. The Farm Bill was initially passed during the Great Depression to raise the prices of crops by allowing farmers to receive monetary
In the cannabis industry, proficiency testing (PT) is a necessary, yet oftentimes difficult activity because of U.S. federal laws surrounding the plant. It allows growers and producers to test their products for a variety of things, including potency and THC content, pesticide residues, residual
A2LA is Calling on All Cannabis Testing Laboratories! Have Your Growers' Back While Helping to Protect the Cannabis Industry. It is well understood that viral pathogens can have a devastating impact. Pathogens such as COVID-19 have ripped apart our world and can spread like wildfire. Plant-based
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
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.