Dr. Rob O'Brien

Supra Research and Development, Kelowna, Canada

Cannabis testing: Overcoming challenges in edibles analysis

Following the legalization of edible cannabis products in Canada in October 2019, effective testing and quality control are vital. In this video, Dr. Rob O’Brien, CEO and CSO of Supra Research and Development, explores the analytical processes, testing protocols and challenges involved in meeting new regulations and reveals a breakthrough method for cannabis testing in chocolate for the Canadian market.



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Dr. Rob O'Brien

Supra Research and Development, Kelowna, Canada

After gaining a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from Carleton University, under the supervision of Dr. K.W. Michael Siu at the Chemical Metrology group of National Research Council, Dr. Rob O’Brien held a number of academic and teaching roles and is currently an adjunct professor at both The University of British Columbia and Thompson Rivers University. Dr. O'Brien has also held leadership roles in a variety of companies, including being the Chief Science Officer of Valens GroWorks and Senior Executive for Scientific Affairs at ISURA. He is currently the CEO and CSO of Supra Research and Development which holds a series of Health Canada licenses including an Industrial Hemp Cultivation License and a Cannabis Testing License.