Founded by a group of laboratories with a mission to reduce testing variability and improve interlaboratory reproducibility.  Since July of 2018, the Laboratory Guild has been working on establishing standards for the cannabis analysis laboratories.  With so many issues already persisting with the quality assurance, it is going to take a concerted effort comprised of professionals to establish an equitable system that works for all including the end consumer.


Universal recognition of the value of objective cannabis analysis.

Core Purpose

The Laboratory Guild is the authoritative voice advancing industry best practices through data-driven standards for cannabis analysis.


“To promote the highest quality cannabis laboratory standards and to strengthen the national cannabis laboratory network through leadership along with expert quality laboratory testing to reduce the testing variability and improve interlaboratory reproducibility.”

Core Values

Honesty  | Science  | Transparency  | Education | Safety


  • Advocacy: The Laboratory Guild is recognized as the authoritative advocate concerning cannabis quality assurance and analysis.
  • Safety: The Laboratory Guild is relied upon as an authoritative educational resource promoting the highest public health safety standards.
  • Science: The Laboratory Guild increases cannabis analysis scientific credibility by culturing a society based on professionalism.
  • Education: The Laboratory Guild spreads educational material and produces events to support stakeholders in the cannabis industry.

Get Involved

To learn more about how you can get involved we invite you to visit our pages dedicated to the board, membership, and partners. The Laboratory Guild membership is self-governing and operates by having committees gather any needed information for any issue or topic that is called to attention by the Executive Committee, which is comprised of our Board of Directors, Executive Director and the Director of Legislation.