Quality & Sustainability in the Cannabis Industry

Production Process at Twin Cities Cannabis

Quality Assurance

As cannabis grows more popular for medicinal purposes, there are more people that depend on quality cannabis.

Quality assurance means that every product is constantly inspected by the formulators i.e. the people that mix and create the cannabis products. Products go through visual inspection and then get sent to a third party independent lab to verify the cannabinoid makeup. The third party independent lab adds a second layer of safety and is able to potentially detect any molds that weren’t visually apparent.

Cannabis products can be affected by bacteria, heavy metals, pesticides and herbicides. A quality assurance system is set in place to eliminate the potential for any of these negative contaminants to end up in the final product. 

Twin Cities Cannabis utilizes a QR code system to guarantee its customers are getting a product that is free of contaminants. Customers can use their phone to scan the QR code on any Twin Cities Cannabis product to pull up the original lab report. The lab report not only confirms that there are no harmful contaminants present, but also verifies the potency of the product. 

Suggested use label on Twin Cities Cannabis product
Twin Cities Cannabis Quality Assurance QR Code
Cannabinoid profile information graph
Sample lab report for Twin Cities Cannabis products

Ensuring top level quality at an affordable price is what guarantees customers for life. 

Sustainability in the Cannabis Industry

We like to refer to two types of sustainability while cultivating cannabis; environmental sustainability as well as professional sustainability.

There is a necessary balance between incorporating elements to keep the business afloat as well as considering environmental impact. The hemp plant is remarkably regenerative to the soil it is planted in.

Hemp is one of the best plants for use in phytoremediation (improving the soil with plants). It is actually able to pull impurities out of the soil. Hemp was planted all around Chernobyl for many acres. Scientists were able to confirm that the hemp extracted harmful toxins and heavy metals from the earth. The hemp plant is actually able to reclaim the land by pulling impurities out of the soil.

It is expected that any business which cultivates cannabis avoids the use of fertilizers, herbicides or pesticides. These artificial inputs can be replaced with natural alternatives.

For example, lady bugs are the most common insect used to fight off invasive microscopic aphids or flies that damage the flower. By implementing ladybug larva into the growing spaces, the ladybugs are able to feed on tiny insects before they damage the cannabis plant. It’s important to avoid pesticides because they can cause heavy metals or other dangerous chemical residues to end up in the product.

Twin Cities Cannabis utilizes all natural growing processes from seed to flower to ensure that its products are the purest they can be.