Award-Winning Researcher Joins Mary’s to Oversee Industry-Leading Testing & Product Development Laboratory

DENVER – March 26, 2015 – As part of its ongoing mission to provide clean, effective and accurately dosed plant-based health and wellness products, Mary’s Medicinals today announced that it has enlisted Noel Palmer, Ph.D. as Chief Scientist. In this role, Dr. Palmer will direct and manage all research, development and testing for current and future products.


“We’re thrilled to add Noel’s expertise to our team,” said Nicole Smith, CEO, Mary’s Medicinals. “As one of the most respected researchers in the cannabis industry, his understanding of plant chemistry will allow us to continue to improve the efficacy and accuracy of our products, and his skill set will lend itself perfectly to the development of our new Mary’s Nutritionals line.”


Dr. Palmer brings 15 years of experience as a laboratory scientist with an emphasis on plant properties to Mary’s Medicinals. A member of the International Cannabinoid Research Society, his R&D and testing of product potency and efficacy is award-winning. Most recently, he was recognized as Americans for Safe Access Researcher of the Year 2014. In collaboration with Americans for Safe Access and the American Herbal Products Association, he was closely involved in drafting the Industry Standards for Laboratory Testing of cannabis.


“Mary’s Medicinals has established itself as a leader in the creation of effective, quality cannabis medicine,” said Palmer. “I look forward to applying my understanding of the powerful properties of plants to finding new ways to help patients find relief.”


All Mary’s Medicinals processes and products are tested internally with an in-house quality control laboratory overseen by Dr. Palmer. Testing is conducted on all raw materials, extracts and final products, which are held to exacting standards of purity and consistency. Mary’s also works with independent quality control labs for third-party validation of the quality of all final products.

To ensure its products are manufactured to clinical standards, Mary’s Medicinals is the only cannabis infused product manufacturer in Colorado with its own in-house High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) testing equipment.


About Mary’s Medicinals:
Mary’s Medicinals is a wellness company innovating at the intersection of engineering and horticulture. Mary’s is focused on transforming how people view and utilize cannabis, developing products that isolate the benefits of cannabis and other vital plant extracts for optimum patient care. More information is available at:


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