New Medical Cannabis Testing Lab for Growers & Processors Now Open

Middletown, MD May 13, 2022 – Eastern Analytical Labs, a third-party medical cannabis testing lab located in Middletown, Maryland announced today that they are open for business. On Thursday May 12th they completed the final process and received their license from the MMCC (Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission). In addition, Eastern Analytical Labs is fully accredited ISO 17025-2017 through A2LA.

The lab opens with the capability to test and analyze, all MMCC required, cannabinoid potency, water activity, pesticides, microbes, mycotoxins, terpenes, heavy metal, and residual solvents. Per MMCC regulations the lab can only test cannabis from a licensed growers or processors in Maryland.

“I am excited to begin this journey as Laboratory Director and establishing lasting relationships with growers, processors, and dispensaries in the Maryland Cannabis Industry. We are fortunate to have a great team of scientists that will be focused on providing fast, accurate testing which produces high-quality results.” said, Michael Doub, Laboratory Director.

Management and Testing Team

Senior Scientist – Technical Lead – Dr. Bao has worked and taught in the science field for over 20 years. He has published 50 peer-review papers and received 15 patents in bioanalytical chemistry.

Microbiologist – Dr. Rudenko, is a Microbiologist, and has done research in molecular biology and neuroscience. She is published in both fields and has taught in a range of disciplines.

Quality Assurance Specialist – Sarah Needham is the Quality Assurance Specialist and has a Master of Science from University of Maryland’s Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics Program and over 7 years of Food Safety regulatory experience.

Lab Director – Michael Doub – Has worked in life sciences and manufacturing for over 20 years. He is a graduate of Hood College with a degree in Biology and an MBA. He is a proven leader successfully building operational systems and structuring high-performing teams.

The company’s mission is to provide the best cannabis testing service in the industry. The team combines passion for analytical chemistry with the human elements of user-safety and customer satisfaction to deliver on the promise of being the best.

Eastern Analytical Labs serves all medical cannabis growers and processors, positioned in the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) program, providing full panel flower and full panel concentrate testing. Eastern is licensed by the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission and is ISO 17025 accredited by A2LA. Located on 6 North Street, Middletown, MD.