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(Oakland, CA)—CW Analytical, an industry pioneer and widely trusted thought-leader in the cannabis testing and safety forum, has recently earned ISO accreditation by Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation Inc. (PJLA) for methods and protocols employed in their Bay Area facility. As an extension of the lab's already innovative legacy, CW Analytical has focused on earning scientific recognition from a third-party organization endorsed by the scientific community at large.

"The ISO/IEC17025:2005 accreditation protocol is internationally recognized as the basis for analytical laboratory standards. It provides a common foundation for labs who desire scientific evolution and helps in decreasing inter-laboratory variation. We're extremely proud of this achievement and look forward to widespread adoption of this standard within the cannabis testing community," said Dr. Robert W Martin, Cofounder and COO of CW Analytical Labs, as well as the Founding Member and Executive Director of The Association of Commercial Cannabis Laboratories(ACCL).

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As the California medical cannabis industry evolves, state-mandated laboratory standards of operation prove vital. In pursuit of sharper scientific standards gaining traction throughout the industry, CW Analytical pushes the envelope by offering the current market qualified accuracy and precision.

According to the website, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) "is an independent, non-governmental international organization with a membership of 163 national standards bodies. Through its members, [the organization] brings together experts to share knowledge and develop voluntary, consensus-based, market relevant International Standards that support innovation and provide solutions to global challenges."

About CW Analytical

Founded in 2009 on scientific integrity, CW Analytical stands as a pioneer of cannabis quality-assurance testing and continues as one of the first and longest-running cannabis laboratories in the world.

CW Analytical's team of scientists and industry experts has been providing patients, cultivators, producers and dispensaries in California with important information about the safety, quality, and potency of their medical cannabis products long before any state mandate.

The company's commitment to continuous innovation and technical development has led to strategic partnerships with companies like AB Sciex and the achievement of ISO17025 accreditation in August of 2016.

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CW Analytical's continued success is due to its commitment to accuracy, affordability, and unrivaled customer service. The company's mission is to enable clients to better serve their patients and compete in the medical cannabis marketplace with the safest, cleanest, and most consistent medicine in California.

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