Testing Info



What is T.A.C.?


TAC simply stands for Total Active Cannabinoids.  T.A.C. potency testing offers patients a better understanding of the active chemicals present in their medicine. Greater information ensures that a patient has a better opportunity to chose the right medicine specific to his/her symptoms.


The major cannabinoids we test for are THC, CBN, and CBD.   The cannabis plant contains over 420 different compounds which include cannabinoids, terpenoids, flavonoids, glycoproteins, alkaloids, and many others.  Each of these compounds have varied and unique effects. While much focus has been given to amount of THC in your medicine, the presence of these other compounds unique to cannabis can have much greater medical benefits. We hope in the near future we will me able to test for a wider range of trace cannabinoids and terpines to help our patients further refine their search for the perfect medicine.  


THC - Tetrahydrocannabinol;  The most abundant and widely known cannabinoid in marijuana, THC is the cannabinoid responsible for the main psychoactive effects patients are familiar with. The compound is a mild analgesic and cellular research has shown the compound has antioxidant activity.  THC is believed to interact with parts of the brain normally controlled by the endogenous cannabinoid neurotransmitter anandamide.

CBD - Cannabidiol;  With respect to the medical potential of the cannabis, CBD may hold the most promise for many serious conditions. CBD is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid that is believed to reduce the psychoactive effects of THC. Smokers of cannabis with a higher CBD/THC ratio are less likely to experience anxiety. CBD may also inhibit cancer cell growth  

CBN - Cannabinol;  A psychoactive cannabinoid that comes about from the degradation of THC, there is usually very little CBN in a fresh plant.  CBN potentiates the effects of THC. The degradation of THC, into CBN, is often described as creating a "couch lock" effect.

THCA converts to THC as well as CBDA converts to CBD when heated via smoking, vaporizing or baking.


Why are there some test results on our page that are not on our weedmaps pages?

When we have flowers or concentrates tested with SC labs they are only "good" to be posted on weedmaps for 60 days.  That means the a retest is needed every 60 days to keep results continuously posted.  If it is a strain that we have a lot of and plan to have on the menu for a while we will continue to retest every 60 days.  However if results expire and we are very low on a strain it doesnt seem worth the cost of material, so we don't retest.  

Sometimes this will result with slightly different test results if we or weedmaps dont update our test results as soon as they are retested with the previous ones still up.  It's kind of interesting to see how there really is a bit of a range to these results.  Buds will vary somewhat on the same plant.  However even waxes which you think would be consistant will vary a little bit from test to test.  SC labs is fairly accurate but the technology isnt quite precise yet.


If you have any questions or any suggestions to halp make the page easier to understand or more informative please email me.  Steve@kinddeliveries.org