[FWD: Re: AAMC: Establishing a test or an assay for MMJ quality control]

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Subject: Re: AAMC: Establishing a test or an assay for MMJ quality

control


From: Leyona <Leyona@hawaii.rr.com>


Date: Thu, July 16, 2009 6:26 pm


To: Art Livermore <art@explorastore.com>


Cc: aamcnewtalk@drugsense.org




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You might want to add FLORIDE to that list




Keep up the awesome work!




On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 6:40 AM, Art Livermore <art@explorastore.com> wrote:




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> AAMC is very interested in this topic. Does anyone have suggestions about


> common contaminants that should be tested for in a certification program?


>


>


>


> Arthur Livermore


>


> National Director


>


> American Alliance for Medical Cannabis


>


> 44500 Tide Avenue


>


> Arch Cape, OR 97102 USA


>


> Phone: 503-436-1882


>


> Email: national.director@letfreedomgrow.com


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>
http://www.letfreedomgrow.com

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>


> From: Casey


> Date: Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 3:32 PM


> Subject: Establishing a test or an assay for MMJ


>


> Hello,


>


> I’m in the process of developing a test or an assay to control the quality


> of medicinal cannabis in order to promote uniformity and informed use


> through a certification program, and I saw a quote from your husband’s


> email


> to ProCon.org in 2002. It’s listed here


> <
http://medicalmarijuana.procon.org/viewanswers.asp?questionID=000335> ,

> and


> in it he says,


>


>


> "Many of the major university labs are equipped to characterize and assay


> [chemically analyze] agricultural samples. With certified assays and


> testing, medical cannabis could be properly packaged and labeled for


> patient


> use.


>


> Cannabis prohibition prevents medical growers from access to laboratories


> that could conduct proper assays. There is, at present, no Good


> Manufacturing Practices, nor FDA oversight.


>


> Well capitalized pharmaceutical ventures such as GW Pharmaceuticals in


> England who possess a government license to grow medical cannabis can and


> do


> conduct comprehensive tests to insure consistent quality and purity of


> their


> medical product…


>


> I was hoping you might know what the most important items to test for in


> order to ensure healthy usage. So far the plan is to include THC, CBN,


> arsenic, cadmium, chromium, lead, and mercury. Please let me know if you


> can


> think of any other common contaminants that would be present in cannabis.


> Also as part of our program we are hoping to have medical professionals


> advise us on what exactly makes medicinal cannabis high quality and safe.


>


> Thanks for you time


>


> Casey


>


>


>


> P.S. If there is someway to get the rest of that email I would appreciate


> it, as he supports a testing/certification program according to the quote


> from the email.

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