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Medical cannabis testing laboratory announced

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Published: Mar. 19, 2021 at 5:15 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health, Offices of Medical Cannabis and Laboratory Services awarded a laboratory permit for medical cannabis testing facility.

Analabs Inc., of Crab Orchard, WV received the permit.

The lab is expected to perform a broad range of testing to ensure products are safe for patient medical use.

“The Office of Medical Cannabis has continued to advance this program to assure that safe, quality tested medical cannabis is made available to West Virginians who have serious medical conditions,” said Jason Frame, Director of the Office of Medical Cannabis. “We are pleased to have this next step accomplished.”

The West Virginia Medical Cannabis Act permits West Virginia residents with serious medical conditions to procure medical cannabis for certified medical use in the following forms: pill; oil; topical forms including gels, creams, or ointments; a form medically appropriate for administration by vaporization or nebulization, dry leaf, or plant form; tincture; liquid; or dermal patch.

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