SOURCE: PalliaTech


April 07, 2014 10:00 ET

Colorado Lab Director Named Medical Cannabis Researcher of the Year

Americans for Safe Access Honors PhytaTech's Noel Palmer, PhD.

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - April 07, 2014) - PhytaTech CO, an independent phytochemical testing laboratory based in Denver, announced today that the company's lab director, Dr. Noel Palmer (PhD.), has been named Medical Cannabis Researcher of the Year by Americans for Safe Access (ASA). The nation's leading medical Cannabis advocacy group, ASA honored Dr. Palmer along with CNN's Sanjay Gupta (Journalist of the Year), Representative Earl Blumenauer (Elected Official of the Year) and other leaders at the group's National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference.

"We share ASA's commitment to providing Colorado patients in need of palliative relief with safe access to the therapeutic benefits of cannabinoid medicines," said Dr. Palmer. "I'm honored to be recognized for my work in this area by the nation's most effective advocate for the legal and responsible use of Cannabis as a medicine."

Dr. Palmer is an expert in plant and soil chemistry with experience studying and testing medical Cannabis. At PhytaTech CO, he oversees cannabinoid, terpene, plant tissue, soil, residual solvent and microbial testing services. In addition, Dr. Palmer works with industry partners to license and develop advanced lab-testing methodologies. He is also director of research and development at PalliaTech, a phytomedical technology company dedicated to unlocking the therapeutic potential of Cannabis

PhytaTech CO, LLC, is an independent, state-of-the-science laboratory based in Denver that provides advanced phytochemical potency, quality and safety testing as well as science-based products and services to the state's Cannabis industry. In testing, PhytaTech offers growers, manufacturers and dispensaries a full suite of cannabinoid, terpene, plant tissue, soil, residual solvent and microbial analysis. The lab also works with industry partners to develop new testing methodologies and analytics to meet the need for standardization and certification of phytochemical products statewide.

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