News | June 23, 2014

DigiPath Secures Permit To Open Nevada Cannabis Testing Labs In Clark County

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Access to safe cannabis medication moving from pipe dream to reality for Nevada residents.

Las Vegas, NV /PRNewswire/ - DigiPath, Inc. (OTCBB and OTCQB: DIGP), a life sciences company that creates digital pathology solutions, and is entering into the botanical nutraceutical industry has just received the approval from the Clark County Commission to operate a botanical nutraceutical and cannabis testing laboratory in Las Vegas, Nevada. DigiPath Labs is hoping for final approval by the State of Nevada within the next few months.

DigiPath, Inc., is expanding into new lines of business associated with the research, development, licensing, and operation of botanical nutraceutical products and services and plans to open a botanical and cannabis testing lab on Cameron Street in Clark County - Las Vegas, NV and is poised to become the standard for medical cannabis testing and safety screening.

"This is an important milestone for doctors, care-givers, and especially seriously ill patients who can clearly benefit from all-natural cannabis," said Todd Denkin, President of DigiPath Labs, "We are also creating new jobs and tax revenues for the state and local governments."

"Patient health is our priority," explained Dr. Cindy Orser, the Scientific Director for DigiPath Labs, "adhering to standardized, rigorous analytical techniques, DigiPath Labs will analyze both the dried plant material as well as byproducts from the cannabis plant for both potency and contaminants."

Potentially harmful contaminants that might be found in cannabis include:

  • Solvents
  • Pesticides
  • Mold
  • Heavy metals, like mercury, arsenic, lead, and cadmium
  • Biological toxins, like aflatoxin, ricin, and botulinum toxins
  • Residual organic chemicals used in extraction
  • Microbial contaminants including E. coli, Salmonella, and Aspergillus
  • DigiPath will also test cannabis for its quality, potency, and cannabinoid and terpene profiles, which determine its suitability for treating specific ailments.

"Some strains of cannabis are better at treating certain types ailments than others," explained Denkin. "We not only make sure your medicine is safe, we also ensure it's the right type of medicine for your needs."

About DigiPath, Inc.
DigiPath, Inc., through its subsidiary, DigiPath, Corp., creates and markets innovative and reliable digital pathology solutions that empower private and academic institutions with the ability to create, store, manage, analyze, and correlate data collected through virtual microscopy.

DigiPath's digital pathology portfolio includes PathScope™, PathCloud™, PathReview™, and PathConsult™ digital platforms to share and archive tissue images. DigiPath, Inc., is expanding into new lines of business associated with the research, development, licensing, and operation of botanical nutraceutical products and services.

For more information about this announcement or the company, go to www.digipath.com.

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SOURCE: DigiPath, Inc.

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