Certification

Cultivation certification Single discipline
Distribution certification Single discipline
Laboratory certification Single discipline
Manufacturing certification Single discipline
Cultivation & Distribution Multi discipline
Manufacturing & Cultivation Multi discipline
Manufacturing & Dispensary Multi discipline
Manufacturing, Distribution & Cultivation Multi discipline
  • Cultivation certification

    For those companies engaged in multiple types of industry operations, PFC offers multiple discipline certifications. This certification opportunity allows companies engaged in a combination of cultivation, manufacturing, and/or distribution to certify all areas with one PFC seal of approval denoting the combination of disciplines and a commitment to product safety for all aspects of their operation.

    The Cultivation Certification process includes

    Comprehensive staff training, a document review, a label review to verify product and marketing claims, a thorough facility inspection, and laboratory testing and a contaminant review to ensure there are no unsafe levels of contaminants.

  • Distribution certification

    Patient Focused Certification is available to cannabis companies in all states with medical cannabis and/or legal adult use laws in place and is designed to show the quality commitment of cannabis companies engaged in providing patients with hemp, cannabis, and cannabis-derived products.

    The Distribution certification process includes:

    comprehensive staff training, document review, a label review to verify product formulation and marketing claims, and laboratory testing to ensure there are no unsafe levels of contaminants in products provided to patients.

  • Laboratory certification

    Patient Focused Certification is available to cannabis companies in all states with medical cannabis and/or legal adult use laws in place and is designed to show the quality commitment of cannabis companies engaged in providing patients with hemp, cannabis, and cannabis-derived products.

    The Laboratory Testing certification process includes:

    comprehensive staff training, document review, equipment and standards review, testing verification, and a thorough facility inspection.

  • Manufacturing certification

    Patient Focused Certification is available to cannabis companies in all states with medical cannabis and/or legal adult use laws in place and is designed to show the quality commitment of cannabis companies engaged in providing patients with hemp, cannabis, and cannabis-derived products.

    The Manufacturing, Packaging, Labeling, and Holding certification process includes:

    comprehensive staff training; document review; a label review to verify product identity, formulation, and marketing claims; a formulation review to identify and quantify dietary ingredients declared on the product label; a contaminant review and laboratory testing to ensure there are no unsafe levels of contaminants; and a thorough facility inspection.

  • Cultivation & Distribution

    For those companies engaged in multiple types of industry operations, PFC offers multiple discipline certifications. This certification opportunity allows companies engaged in a combination of cultivation, manufacturing, and/or distribution to certify all areas with one PFC seal of approval denoting the combination of disciplines and a commitment to product safety for all aspects of their operation.

    The Cultivation Certification process includes

    Comprehensive staff training, a document review, a label review to verify product and marketing claims, a thorough facility inspection, and laboratory testing and a contaminant review to ensure there are no unsafe levels of contaminants.

    The Distribution certification process includes

    Comprehensive staff training, document review, a label review to verify product formulation and marketing claims, and laboratory testing to ensure there are no unsafe levels of contaminants in products provided to patients.

  • Manufacturing & Cultivation

    For those companies engaged in multiple types of industry operations, PFC offers multiple discipline certifications. This certification opportunity allows companies engaged in a combination of cultivation, manufacturing, and/or distribution to certify all areas with one PFC seal of approval denoting the combination of disciplines and a commitment to product safety for all aspects of their operation.

    The Cultivation Certification process includes

    Comprehensive staff training, a document review, a label review to verify product and marketing claims, a thorough facility inspection, and laboratory testing and a contaminant review to ensure there are no unsafe levels of contaminants.

    The Manufacturing, Packaging, Labeling, & Holding certification process includes

    Comprehensive staff training; document review; a label review to verify product identity, formulation, and marketing claims; a formulation review to identify and quantify dietary ingredients declared on the product label; a contaminant review and laboratory testing to ensure there are no unsafe levels of contaminants; & a thorough facility inspection.

  • Manufacturing & Dispensary

    For those companies engaged in multiple types of industry operations, PFC offers multiple discipline certifications. This certification opportunity allows companies engaged in a combination of cultivation, manufacturing, and/or distribution to certify all areas with one PFC seal of approval denoting the combination of disciplines and a commitment to product safety for all aspects of their operation.

    The Manufacturing, Packaging, Labeling, & Holding certification process includes

    Comprehensive staff training; document review; a label review to verify product identity, formulation, and marketing claims; a formulation review to identify and quantify dietary ingredients declared on the product label; a contaminant review and laboratory testing to ensure there are no unsafe levels of contaminants; and a thorough facility inspection.

    The Distribution certification process includes

    Comprehensive staff training, document review, a label review to verify product formulation and marketing claims, and laboratory testing to ensure there are no unsafe levels of contaminants in products provided to patients.

  • Manufacturing, Distribution & Cultivation

    For those companies engaged in multiple types of industry operations, PFC offers multiple discipline certifications. This certification opportunity allows companies engaged in a combination of cultivation, manufacturing, and/or distribution to certify all areas with one PFC seal of approval denoting the combination of disciplines and a commitment to product safety for all aspects of their operation.

    The Manufacturing, Packaging, Labeling, & Holding certification process includes

    Comprehensive staff training; document review; a label review to verify product identity, formulation, and marketing claims; a formulation review to identify and quantify dietary ingredients declared on the product label; a contaminant review and laboratory testing to ensure there are no unsafe levels of contaminants; and a thorough facility inspection.

    The Distribution certification process includes

    Comprehensive staff training, document review, a label review to verify product formulation and marketing claims, and laboratory testing to ensure there are no unsafe levels of contaminants in products provided to patients.

    The Cultivation Certification process includes

    Comprehensive staff training, a document review, a label review to verify product and marketing claims, a thorough facility inspection, and laboratory testing and a contaminant review to ensure there are no unsafe levels of contaminants.

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Patient Focused Certification Application Form

About

The Patient Focused Certification (PFC) Program was created by Americans for Safe Access Foundation to address issues of quality control and product safety in the cannabis industry and to ensure patients (consumers) and their healthcare providers can rely on high-quality medical cannabis products and services. 

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Third-party certification ensures that an independent organization has reviewed the cultivation and/or manufacturing process of a product or the...

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