Smithers Enters the Arizona Cannabis Testing Market with the Acquisition of Green Scientific Labs

Smithers Enters the Arizona Cannabis Testing Market with the Acquisition of Green Scientific Labs

Published: 5/3/2023

(Phoenix, Arizona) – May 3, 2023 – Smithers, a leading provider of testing, consulting, information, and compliance services, is pleased to announce its acquisition of Green Scientific Labs’ operations in Arizona. This acquisition represents Smithers entry into the Arizona cannabis testing market.  

Smithers looks forward to being the cannabis testing partner of choice for Arizona dispensaries, manufacturers, and brands to rely on for timely, accurate, and compliant results. The addition of Arizona expands Smithers cannabis testing footprint, which currently includes Illinois, Massachusetts, and New York.
“We are excited to enter Arizona as it represents our first laboratory in the Southwest,” states Michael Hochschwender, CEO, Smithers. "Arizona is one of the top cannabis markets in the US, and we are looking forward to supporting this dynamic industry by providing exceptional customer service so clients can focus on getting their products to market.”
“As we integrate this lab and their experts into the Smithers team, we are committed to staying true to the Arizona market so that our clients continue to receive timely, compliant testing results that meet regulatory requirements,” states AJ McCardell, President, Smithers Cannabis Testing Services division.
For more information about our Arizona Cannabis Testing Laboratory, please contact Ahmed Munshi (, Laboratory Director.

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About Smithers:
Founded in 1925 and headquartered in Akron, Ohio, Smithers is a multinational provider of testing, consulting, information, and compliance services. With laboratories and operations in North America, Europe, and Asia, Smithers supports customers in the transportation, life science, packaging, materials, components, consumer, cannabis, dry commodities, and energy industries. Smithers delivers accurate data, on time, with high touch, by integrating science, technology, and business expertise, so customers can innovate with confidence.
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