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Shimadzu Supports MoCann Testing to Become First State-Certified Medicinal Cannabis Testing Lab in Missouri

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COLUMBIA, Md. (November 5, 2020) — Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (SSI) announces business partner MoCann Testing, a division of EKG Labs, is the first laboratory approved to test medicinal cannabis in Missouri. MoCann Testing offers a full suite of testing services for Missouri Marijuana Cultivators and Manufacturers license holders. SSI is an industry leader in providing analytical instruments, solutions and support that enable fast and easy startup of cannabis and hemp testing facilities.

SSI’s cannabis and hemp testing solutions cover a broad range of QC applications, from highly accurate potency testing and terpene profiling to contaminant testing for pesticides, residual solvents, heavy metals, and mycotoxins/aflatoxins. SSI’s platforms and training ensure experts and novices alike will generate quality results from a wide variety of cannabis samples.

“We are excited to support MoCann’s mission to help individuals across the state of Missouri have access to safe medical [cannabis] through accurate sample testing and quality results,” said Bob Clifford, Ph.D., general manager of marketing, SSI. “Because selecting the right analytical solutions is a critical investment, we provide more than just advanced instrumentation and software. We assist with method development, instrument training and maintenance that keep systems operating at the highest level.”

“Working with the experts at Shimadzu was key in helping us get our quality analytics and control laboratory up and running quickly,” said Katie Grayson, CEO of MoCann Testing. “We are proud of being the first lab approved by the state to conduct this important testing to safeguard medicinal cannabis products.”

For more details, visit SSI’s cannabis and hemp testing solutions information page.

To learn more about MoCann Testing, visit mocanntesting.com.

About Shimadzu Scientific Instruments Inc.

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (SSI) is the North American subsidiary of Shimadzu Corporation’s Analytical and Measuring Division. Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, SSI offers a comprehensive portfolio of analytical and testing solutions for a broad range of applications in science and industry. SSI maintains a network of ten regional offices strategically located across the United States, with experienced technical specialists, service providers and sales engineers situated throughout the country. In addition, SSI operates a Solution Center, designed to enable applications development, and an Innovation Center that houses a team of scientists whose goal is to develop close collaborations with universities, government agencies and industry centers. Visit www.ssi.shimadzu.com for more information.

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