Cannabis: Analysis of Active & Toxic Substances

Cannabis has garnered a great deal of new attention due to the increasing instances of its legalization for recreational use and indications for medicinal benefit.

This infographic provides you with an overview of the most important active ingredients and impurities in cannabis, step-by-step descriptions of two common sample preparation methods, and a comparison of the pros and cons of GC-MS and LC-MS/MS for the characterization of cannabinoids and pesticides in cannabis.

What you will get:

  • An introduction with the an overview of the most relevant active and toxic substances in cannabis.
  • A step-by-step description of a THC extraction procedure.
  • Tips and tricks and what to consider for the sample preparation for pesticide analysis.
  • GC-MS vs. LC-MS/MS: the pros and cons and which method is most qualified for the respective substance class.

The content of the infographic is based on two comprehensive reviews and one recent research article on the characterization of active and toxic substances in cannabis.

Download this free infographic now and get a breakdown of all you need to know about the common methods and challenges of cannabis analytic and sample preparation.

This infographic is brought to you by Wiley with support provided by Sartorius.

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