10 Things About THC Concentration - Hemp vs Marijuana
“Armstrong Forensic Laboratory’s Scope of Accreditation includes Quantitative Measurement under the discipline of Seized Drugs. The Items listed on the Scope of Accreditation are Botanical, Liquid and Solid which would include THC in any type of item submitted for testing. The Key Equipment/Technology listed on the Scope of Accreditation includes Gas Chromatography. A Flame Ionization Detector (FID) is one type of Chromatography detector and is covered by the listing of Gas Chromatography on the laboratory’s Scope of Accreditation.”
– Pamela Sale, Vice President, Forensic at ANAB
October 20, 2020
1. FAST results = SAVING MONEY
Fast Turnaround Time benefits your budget. Rapid Results for Marijuana Testing in Texas means lower inmate housing costs and fewer re-arrests.
2. House Bill 1325 Changes Marijuana Testing in Texas
Texas HB 1325 defines Hemp as the plant Cannabis sativa L. and any part of that plant, including the seeds of the plant and all derivatives, extracts, cannabinoids, isomers, acids, salts, and salts of isomers, whether growing or not, with a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of not more than 0.3 percent on a dry weight basis.
Hemp and Hemp products must be tested by an ISO 17025 or comparable standard to determine the delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) concentration to comply with Marijuana Testing in Texas.
3. Plant Material Marijuana Testing in Texas
Armstrong Forensic Laboratory is qualified and accredited to perform Marijuana Testing in Texas, identification and quantitation testing on suspected plant material for delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) to determine if the delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) concentration is greater than 0.3% and establish if the plant material is determined to be Hemp or Marijuana.
4. Non-Plant Material Marijuana Testing in Texas
Armstrong Forensic Laboratory is qualified and accredited to perform identification and quantitation testing on suspected non-plant material (pill, oil, dab, wax, paste, e-cig fluid, edible, gummy, etc.) for delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) to determine if the delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) concentration is greater than 0.3% and the non-plant material is determined to be Hemp based or Marijuana based.
5. Test to the Highest Offense Level
All samples received for Marijuana Testing in Texas are tested in accordance with the needs of the client. Armstrong Forensic Laboratory delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) quantitative testing to determine if the THC concentration is greater than 0.3% will be done, as directed by the client, on a per sample basis or to the highest potential offense level attainable by the weight of each sample for criminal casework.
6. ANAB Accredited
Armstrong Forensic Laboratory’s Marijuana Testing in Texas is included in Armstrong’s Scope of Accreditation issued by the American National Standards Institute National Accreditation Board (ANAB) and approved by the Texas Forensic Science Commission (TFSC).
7. Marijuana Testing in Texas
The Marijuana Testing in Texas done on your Texas samples will be handled here, in Texas, by Texas Forensic Science Commission (TFSC) licensed technicians and analysts.
8. Convenient Evidence Transfer
Convenient Evidence Transfer – Evidence receiving available 6 days per week, Monday through Saturday.
Discounted Shipping Program available, with tracking for secure evidence transfer. Pickup available.
9. Government Agencies
Discounted pricing for government agencies, municipalities, police departments, school districts, colleges, and universities. Contact us to lock in your no contract pricing today.
10. Texas Department of Public Safety (TX DPS) Announcement
Texas Department of Public Safety announced it would be able to start handling felony plant material testing in June of 2020.