Smithers Fully Licensed to Operate as an Independent Cannabis Testing Laboratory In New Jersey

Smithers Fully Licensed to Operate as an Independent Cannabis Testing Laboratory In New Jersey

Published: 9/1/2023

(Mount Laurel, New Jersey) – September 1, 2023 – Smithers, a leading provider of testing, consulting, information, and compliance services, received its license to operate as an independent cannabis testing laboratory in Mount Laurel, New Jersey from the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC). Smithers is now permitted to test recreational and medicinal cannabis and cannabis products according to the standards outlined by the CRC for licensed cannabis cultivators and manufacturers in New Jersey.
“Smithers is excited to provide New Jersey clients with direct access to technical experts and comprehensive testing services. The addition of the New Jersey laboratory to our network of labs aligns with our commitment to deliver a consistent experience to multi-state operators,” states Michael Hochschwender, CEO, Smithers.
“The New Jersey laboratory expands our cannabis testing footprint to six states,” explains AJ McCardell, President, Smithers Cannabis Testing Services Division. “This lab aligns with our mission of providing accurate data, on time so our clients can focus on what matters most – getting their products to market. Our commitment to timely and effective communication and a deep bench of experts with experience in the cannabis testing space, provides all our clients, large and small, with access to a support network.”
This ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accredited laboratory provides validated methods on state-of-the-art instrumentation to support required testing, which includes:
  • Cannabinoid Potency
  • Hop Latent Viroid
  • Presence of Pesticides
  • Heavy Metals
  • Microbiological Contaminants
  • Mycotoxins
  • Residual Solvents
  • Terpene Profile
  • Vitamin E Acetate
For more information about sending samples to the Smithers New Jersey Cannabis Testing Laboratory, please contact Joel Allcock (, Business Development Manager.

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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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