In a serious, history-defining transfer, Inexperienced Leaf Laboratory simply received licensed because the first-ever, woman-owned, hashish and CBD Hemp laboratory—an enormous, daring transfer for girls within the business and throughout the U.S.

Calling themselves “pioneers in hashish and hemp science,” and that includes ladies at work within the STEM discipline prominently on their web site, Inexperienced Leaf reside as much as their promise with this new designation. 

Inexperienced Leaf Lab has been formally licensed by the Ladies’s Enterprise Enterprise Nationwide Council (WBENC), and is positioned in Oregon and California. This designation is just not given simply, and it took a while for Inexperienced Leaf to get it, however now, it’s set in stone. Described as “meticulous and sophisticated” in a press release, the WBENC solely certifies these they deem worthy. 

That is additionally a giant deal as a result of, as of but, they’re the primary enterprise to obtain this certification. 

The drive behind the corporate is to supply the most effective providers doable to the native hashish group, one thing that’s mirrored within the firm’s practices. 

“Not solely will we perceive and care concerning the hashish business and its wants, however we additionally perceive testing in a regulated setting,” their website claims. “From the start to the top of our shoppers’ manufacturing, course of and distribution cycle, our dedication to our shoppers success is unparalleled.”

Ladies Empowering Ladies

Rowshan Reordan, CEO and founding father of Inexperienced Leaf Lab mentioned, “I’m joyful and deeply humbled by what we now have been capable of accomplish during the last decade. We have been the primary hashish laboratory to obtain license and accreditation by a state company, exhibiting our dedication to high quality science. We at the moment are an authorized girl owned enterprise. It has been an unimaginable journey. I’m extraordinarily optimistic concerning the future for Inexperienced Leaf Lab.”

Rowshan is not any stranger to the Pacific North West or the hashish group as a complete. She grew up within the space and received concerned with hashish early on when she witnessed a buddy and affected person coping with HIV. The buddy turned to hashish, and Rowshan found that there was a critical lack of entry to examined and secure hashish medication for sufferers in want.

This impressed her to open her first analytical hashish testing facility, which was positioned in Portland, Oregon. She adopted up with that by opening a lab in California. Whereas her firm has been operational since 2011, it’s a huge deal to now be formally acknowledged as a woman-owned enterprise. In 2016, additionally they made historical past by changing into the primary hashish lab to be formally licensed and accredited by a state company.

“As a woman-owned enterprise, I imagine in empowering different ladies.”  Rowshan added.

Along with believing in empowering ladies and offering top-notch high quality management to the hashish business, Inexperienced Leaf Lab can be captivated with social justice and social change and contributes to STEM, Ladies Inc., and different organizations.

Now that the primary designation has formally been given to a female-owned, hashish lab, extra will hopefully observe swimsuit, as variety within the business continues to develop.