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June 11, 2019
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Cannabis Sampling Plans -
Ideas for Best Practices

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CannabisIndustryJournal.com is proud to present this webinar brought to you by Deibel Laboratories, Inc. The validity of test results relies heavily on how well the collected samples represent the product lot. A sampling plan provides the underlying methodology for where, when, and how to collect samples. In this session we will provide some introductory information on what a sampling plan is, how they’re developed, and some best practices for collecting different cannabis sample types.

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Who Should Attend:

This session will be beneficial for anyone involved in:

  • The collection or submission of cannabis samples for lab testing

  • Interpretation of lab results

  • Quality, safety or regulatory decision-makers for cannabis products


Learning Objectives:

Participants will learn:

  • What is a sampling plan? What types of sampling plans are there?

  • Why are science-based sampling plans important?

  • What are some best practices for sampling agricultural cannabis products?

  • What are the basic statistics behind developing a good sampling plan?

  • What are some best practices for sampling extracts and oils?


Brian Farina

Brian Farina
Sr. Director of Technical Services
Deibel Laboratories, Inc.

Brian Farina is the Sr. Director of Technical Services for Deibel Labs. Brian is responsible for overseeing and advising the Technical Services Team in the planning of a variety of special projects, training, and consulting. These include process validations, method validations, challenge studies, and shelf life studies. He also assists clients with a variety of product safety concerns and serves as a Processing Authority for a variety of commodities including, confectionery, nut, high acid/acidified foods, etc. Additionally, Brian is a Certified HACCP Alliance Lead Instructor, a PCQI Lead Trainer, and conducts Micro 101 courses, as well as custom courses for specific client needs.


Dr. Anthony Macherone
Sr. Scientist & Strategic Program Manager
Agilent Technologies

Dr. Anthony Macherone is currently a Senior Scientist & Strategic Program Manager with Agilent Technologies, and a Visiting Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is an expert in exposomics and actively engaged in several publicly or privately funded exposomics investigations. For the past several years, Anthony has also been leading a team of Agilent applications experts in the development and deployment of analytical testing methodologies to assure quality and safety of cannabis products.

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