Tales From Testing: Weird, interesting, and true stories from the compliance lab

April 6, 2024 | 1:00 pm | Room 1 | Science / Genetics

Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes in an OMMA compliance testing lab? Curious about what happens to your weed once it enters our doors? Let’s answer those questions. In this presentation, I will present a brief overview of compliance testing before diving into a few of the most peculiar test results we have seen and the strange but true actions that caused them. Through these stories, I hope to provide insights into the testing process and offer examples of why good practices are important across all aspects of your business, be it grow, processor, or dispensary.

Vince Sandifer; Vice President, Elevate Scientific Laboratory

Vince Sandifer is a microbiologist with over 10 years of experience in various industries including cannabis, craft beer, and oil and gas. He is the Vice President of Elevate Scientific, an OMMA compliance testing laboratory, where he manages daily lab operations, method development, and laboratory compliance. When he’s not in the lab, you can find him outdoors on his mountain bike or hiking with a nice sativa.