Evolab Welcomes Noel Palmer, Ph.D. as Chief Scientist

Award-Winning Cannabis Chemist Joins Evolab to Direct Next Generation Product Development & Analytics

DENVER, April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Evolab, the leader in supercritical CO2 extraction and cannabis product development, today announced that it has appointed Noel Palmer, Ph.D. to the position of Chief Scientist. Dr. Palmer brings more than 15 years of experience as a laboratory chemist with a focus on cannabis analytics and product development to the new position.

"Noel's expertise will elevate our product team, helping poise Evolab to take advantage of enormous new opportunities," said Alex Cahoj, CEO, Evolab. "With his unmatched research and development experience, Noel will help us continue to expand our capabilities and offer additional innovative products that are approachable, reliable and consumer friendly."

A member of the International Cannabinoid Research Society, Dr. Palmer's research, development and analytical experience is world-renowned. In 2014, he was honored as Americans for Safe Access Researcher of the Year. He has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications in noted journals, and is co-inventor of Patent # US20160022627, the first patent issued for a legal cannabis product in the United States. He has co-developed a number of award-winning, industry-first products for companies including Mary's Medicinals and Palliatech.

"With their proprietary processes and technologies, Evolab has already established a reputation as the leader in cannabis extraction, purification and product development," said Palmer. "I'm excited to join this passionate team and help create the next generation of advanced products."

In collaboration with Americans for Safe Access and the American Herbal Products Association, Dr. Palmer was closely involved in drafting the Industry Standards for Laboratory Testing of cannabis, uniquely positioning him to understand the challenges and intricacies of compliant product development in evolving regulatory environments.

All Evolab products are validated internally with an in-house quality control laboratory overseen by Dr. Palmer, as well as by accredited third party labs. Analytical testing is conducted on all raw materials, extracts and final products to ensure every Evolab offering exceeds regulatory standards and consumer expectations.

Evolab products are currently available in dispensaries across Colorado. To find the location nearest you, visit: http://www.evolab.com/store-locator/