The Top 10 Strains We Test

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Having tested more than 26,000 marijuana flower samples, we’ve seen our fair share of weed and been endlessly enthralled by its many permutations. For growers, acquiring strains can be a process fraught with uncertainty, as the legal history of the plant has hindered good record keeping of genealogy, making strain identification often uncertain. It should come…

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Some Relief from the IRS

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“A taxpayer who paid the State of Washington marijuana excise tax should treat the expenditure as a reduction in the amount realized on the sale of the property,” says the Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Income Tax and Accounting). Per the memo from Thomas D. Moffitt,Chief of Branch 2 of the Office of Associate Chief…

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Terpenes and Tasting

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Whenever you open a fresh bag of cannabis, you probably note a variety of smells that come forth. It might smell like skunks, flowers, or berries. The cornucopia of aromas found in the many phenotypes of cannabis out there are numerous and varied. Terpenes are not limited to just marijuana. Terpenes are naturally pre-sent in…

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Cannabis Flavor/Scent Wheel

Cannabis Flavor/Scent Wheel

Organoleptics is based in ISO methodology and FDA regulation for conducting scientific testing in which sensory evaluation is used to evaluate quality of product. For cannabis, it is a complex test designed to provide a quality evaluation metric that looks well beyond the THC quantity of the plant, and considers a multitude of variables to…

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New Spokane County Location!

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In a continuing effort to increase access to our state-of-the-art laboratory services, Confidence Analytics is opening a satellite office in Spokane Valley. Our standard is to provide I502 testing that is not only accurate and affordable, but also friendly and convenient. To this end, the satellite office will provide a home base for producers and…

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