CANNAINVESTOR Magazine January / February 2017 - Page 21


ZENALYTICS LABORATORIES – Third party analytical testing services to the medical cannabis, environmental, and food industries

Zenalytic Laboratories (Zen Labs) is a third party analytical lab service, which will conduct analytical testing for ACMPR Licensed Producers (as well as any general microbial and environmental testing). Zen lab's is working very closely with the University Of British Columbia Okanagan, in management and operations for the company's flagship Kelowna location.

Zen Labs is currently conducting water and soil and microbial ISO 17025(2005) analysis and is generating revenue while it waits for Health Canada approval for it to also then possess, analyze, transport and distribute medical marijuana. Zen Labs' dealers license application No. 6-939 was confirmed in writing for acceptance on July 27, 2016, by the Office of Controlled Substances -- controlled drugs section authorizations division, based on a 1,500-square-foot laboratory that has been fully built with an operating business license issued by the City of Kelowna. More information about Zen Labs' various testing capabilities can be found on the company's website

Zen Labs laboratory manager is Aaron Godin, M.Sc.. Aaron is well versed in both biology and chemistry having conducted extensive research in soil biochemistry, microbiology, fungal ecology and physiology, molecular ecology, wetland biogeochemistry, and cannabis cultivation. Aaron is also listed as a Quality Assurance Person (QAP) in a Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) Application that is also before Health Canada awaiting final approval.