February 2019 General Meeting

(posted on Sunday, February 10, 2019)

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Hocking College Cannabis Analytical Laboratory


Shimadzu Scientific Instruments and Hocking College have recently announced a collaborative relationship to launch the Hocking College Cannabis Analytic Laboratory. This partnership will support a first-of-its-kind Cannabis Lab Technician Associates of Science Degree. The new laboratory will be the academic leader in analytical safety and potency testing for medicinal cannabis for Ohio patients. Routine testing will quantitate microbiological contaminants, mycotoxins, heavy metals, pesticide residues and cannabinoid potency in compliance with Ohio Revised Code 3796.


Biography: Jonathan Cachat is Hocking’s Director of Laboratory Sciences. Dr. Cachat received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Tulane University and then completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at UC Davis focusing on Data Curation and Neuroinformatics. At UC Davis, he served as the faculty advisor for  Students for Sensible Drug Policy.


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