Steep Hill Express Sixty Second Cannabis Potency Test Proven Accurate


San Francisco High Times Cup Samples as Accurate as 1% Compared to High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

June 27, 2016 – Berkeley, CA Steep Hill, the global industry leader in cannabis testing and analytics, today released a white paper, entitled “Diffuse Reflectance Near Infrared (DRNIR) Spectroscopy for Potency Analysis of Cannabis,” which documents validation of accuracy within 1% for its Steep Hill Express™ sixty second potency test, by testing High Times Cup and other samples on both Steep Hill Express™ and High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC). Steep Hill Express™ is a proprietary service utilizing the QuantaCann2™ NIR Cannabis analyzer to do instant potency testing of the cannabis flower.

Validation of the Steep Hill Express™ accuracy as defined in the white paper released today, utilizing research on High Times Cup and numerous other samples, proves without question that Steep Hill’s technology can be trusted for accuracy and can be used in remote locations to verify potency.

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We have recommended that the State of Alaska use this kind of technology to verify potency in remote locations, and offer this white paper to the public, media and regulators as verification of this techology for cannabis flower testing.

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Founded in California in 2008, Steep Hill Labs, Inc. is a science and technology firm that has become the industry leader in cannabis testing and analytics.  With labs in five states—soon to be seven with Maryland and now Alaska launching in 2016, along with a new facility in Jamaica—Steep Hill is the largest cannabis lab network in the world. The company pioneered the first medical cannabis potency and microbiological contaminants testing methodology for use in California—the first state to legalize medical cannabis. Steep Hill has since developed a variety of revolutionary cannabis testing products, including QuantaCann™, QuantaCann2™, GenKit™ and Steep Hill Express™. Steep Hill provides expert consulting services to many states, countries and municipalities, and the company is developing proprietary genetic testing, mapping and trademark protection services for the industry as well.


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