ASTM establishes cannabis committee

April 17th, 2017 / By: / Industry News, News

ASTM International will launch a new committee focused on creating technical standards and guidance materials for cannabis and its products and processes, pending approval from its board of directors. The committee will focus on standards development in six technical areas, including indoor and outdoor horticulture and agriculture, quality management systems, laboratory, processing and handling, security and transportation and personnel matters. With decades of experience providing standards development for industries including pharmaceuticals, medical devices and agriculture, ASTM International is deemed to be the appropriate organization for standards development for the cannabis industry.

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