About this Organization
CANNCON, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization comprised of affiliates including cannabis industry insiders, scientists, medical doctors, policy makers and interested novices working together to advance awareness of legal, medicinal cannabis related topics. Our affiliates work to share insights and advance solutions to improve cannabis analytical testing technologies.
Our meetings and roundtables include topics on sample preparation, chromatography, mass spectrometry, cannabinomics, terpene profiling, quality control testing for public safety, contamination analysis (pesticides, residual solvents, microorganisms and heavy metals), genetics/genomics, regulations, legalization, scientific methods/standards and medicinal uses of cannabis.
CANNCON, Inc., participates and hosts several meetings, including an annual Cannabis Science Conference event.
CANNCON, Inc. was formed to unite the analytical science/medical community with the medicinal cannabis community. We are devoted to the advancement of cannabis science, analytical testing for quality control, and medicinal cannabis. Personalized treatments are the future of medicinal cannabis. Potency testing, contamination testing, and strain mapping alone is not enough.
President & Founder
Joshua Crossney is the President & Founder of CANNCON, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization devoted to the advancement of cannabis science, analytical testing, and personalized (percision) medicine. Joshua has a backgound in analytical science recruiting and is doing his best to bridge the gap between the analytical science community and the medicinal cannabis industry to help improve the quality of medicinal cannabis products being used by patients. Josh is especially passionate about helping pediatric cannabis patients suffering from debilitating illnesses.
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