Heavy elements like cadmium, mercury, arsenic, and lead are naturally present in small quantities in soils all over the world. This can be a problem when growing cannabis crops, as the plant is a highly efficient accumulator of heavy metals, so all marijuana products should ideally be tested to check if they’re carrying dangerous quantities of the metallic contaminants.
But how is this kind of testing carried out? This Analytical Cannabis infographic explains all. Download to learn the six steps cannabis samples go through to be tested for heavy metals.