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Steep Hill is an independently owned and operated cannabis analysis, biotechnology, and research and development facility. We seek to empower cultivators, dispensaries, manufacturers, and consumers with a transparent understanding of cannabis science.


We take the mystery out of medical cannabis. Through rigorous quality-standard protocols, we help cultivators, dispensaries, manufacturers, and consumers prove the safety, consistency, and potency of all cannabis products that pass through our lab.

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Our team has the vast experience necessary to help new businesses and entrepreneurs navigate the ever-changing landscape. If your company is developing new products, we are here to help streamline the process all the way from concept to production. If you are a cultivator, we have experts to help minimize pests and contaminants while maximizing plant potential.


Steep Hill is a world class research and development company with our primary facility located in Berkeley, CA. Our research arm focuses on product development and licensing for products serving the burgeoning medical cannabis industry in the United States and worldwide. We offer deep DNA sequencing services for companies and individuals developing intellectual property in cannabis.

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With new regulations in New Mexico, labs like our new location in Albuquerque play a significant role in the development of the industry throughout the state.

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With labs in California, Colorado, Seattle, and Nevada, Steep Hill stands as the largest network of cannabis analytic facilities in the world. As pioneers of quality standards within the Californian cannabis industry - we’re excited to have the opportunity to enact positive growth and stability to new markets in places like Oregon, New Mexico, Jamaica and beyond.