In 2019, the Texas Law HB 1325 changed the definition of Marijuana in Texas. Armstrong understands your needs, as law enforcement and justice department officials, to find a fast and economical solution to answer the question “Is it Hemp or Marijuana?”. Being the first laboratory in Texas, Armstrong Forensic Laboratory, Inc. is the first Texas-based labor to be fully accredited to quantitate THC in plant material and non-plant products (e-cig cartridges, gummies, edibles, dabs, waxes, etc.) In 2019 Texas Law HB 1325 changed the definition of Marijuana as containing 0.3% THC. We are here for you, conveniently located in the heart of DFW, to help with all of your testing and testimony needs from throughout the great State of Texas.
Laboratory Testing Benefits
- FAST Results = SAVING MONEY: Fast turn-around time benefits your budget. Rapid results for marijuana testing in Texas mean lower inmate housing costs and fewer re-arrests.
- House Bill 1325 Changes Marijuana Testing in Texas: Texas HB 1325 defines Hemp as the plant Cannabis sativa L. and any part of that plant, including the seeds of the plant and all derivatives, extracts, cannabinoids, isomers, acids, salts, and salts of isomers, whether growing or not, with a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of not more than 0.3 percent on a dry weight basis. Hemp and Hemp products must be tested by an ISO 17025 or comparable standard to determine the delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) concentration to comply with Marijuana Testing in Texas.
- Plant Material Marijuana Testing in Texas: Armstrong Forensic Laboratory is qualified and accredited to perform Marijuana Testing in Texas, identification and quantitation testing on suspected plant material for delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) to determine if the delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) concentration is greater than 0.3% and establish if the plant material is determined to be Hemp or Marijuana.
- Non-Plant Material Marijuana Testing in Texas: Armstrong Forensic Laboratory is qualified and accredited to perform identification and quantitation testing on suspected non-plant material (pill, oil, dab, wax, paste, e-cig fluid, edible, gummy, etc.) for delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) to determine if the delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) concentration is greater than 0.3% and the non-plant material is determined to be Hemp based or Marijuana-based.
- Test to the Highest Offense Level: All samples received for Marijuana Testing in Texas are tested in accordance with the needs of the client. Armstrong Forensic Laboratory delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) quantitative testing to determine if the THC concentration is greater than 0.3% will be done, as directed by the client, on a per-sample basis or to the highest potential offense level attainable by the weight of each sample for criminal casework.
- ANAB Accredited: Armstrong Forensic Laboratory’s Marijuana Testing in Texas is accredited by the American National Standards Institute National Accreditation Board (ANAB) and approved by the Texas Forensic Science Commission (TFSC).
- Marijuana Testing in Texas: The Marijuana Testing in Texas done on your Texas samples will be handled here, in Texas, by Texas Forensic Science Commission (TFSC) licensed technicians and analysts.
- Convenient Evidence Transfer: Convenient Evidence Transfer – Evidence receiving available 6 days per week, Monday through Saturday. Discounted Shipping Program available, with tracking for secure evidence transfer. Pickup available.
- Government Agencies: Discounted pricing for government agencies, municipalities, police departments, school districts, colleges, and universities. Contact us to lock in your no contract pricing today.
- Texas Department of Public Safety (TX DPS) Announcement: Texas Department of Public Safety announced it would be able to start handling felony plant material testing in June of 2020.