Cannabis Extraction Safety: Safety Tips for Lab Facilities

Posted on Sep 2, 2021 4:10:59 PM

In today's growing cannabis extraction segment, workplace safety is always top of mind. Licensed operators must meet strict building, equipment, and fire codes to reduce the risk of injury to workers and consumers alike.

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The Advancements of Techniques in Cannabis Extraction

Posted on Jul 30, 2021 3:43:28 PM

In today's green rush, modern-day alchemists are pushing the envelope of the cannabis extraction process. No longer is cannabis flower king. Now, processors have whet consumer appetite with a wide range of concentrate-derived products.

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The 5 Most Common Cannabis Extraction Methods

Posted on Jul 27, 2021 1:39:14 PM

In the fast-growing cannabis extraction segment, cannabis extracts can be produced through various extraction methods. Each cannabis processing method can produce cannabis oil full of cannabinoids, terpenes, and other essential compounds, known for their therapeutic effects.

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Ethanol vs. CO2 vs. BHO for Cannabis and Hemp Extraction

Posted on Apr 6, 2021 11:57:45 AM

The battle of the titans: ethanol extraction vs. BHO extraction vs. CO2 extraction. Which one produces the best cannabis oil? Which one is the best and most cost-effective method for cannabis producers? In short, it depends.

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Best Extraction Method for Edibles

Posted on Jun 29, 2020 6:45:45 PM

Light hydrocarbon solvents (butane and propane) have been the powerful, nonpolar compounds favored by the upper echelon of artisan edible makers.

From the colorful, sugar-frosted gummies to the rich and decadent fudge brownies cheekily laced with cannabinoids, these infused edibles are used for their therapeutic, and often, intoxicating effects.

For home amateurs, an easy ISO quick-wash can produce a rudimentary and solvent-free extract without blowing up the house. For commercial extraction, butane and propane extraction for concentrates provide the highest possible quality, purity, and throughput.

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Extraction Explained: Debunking Myths & Clarifying Terminology

Posted on Jul 22, 2019 2:19:03 PM

The extracts and concentrates industry is constantly evolving and developing new processes and products to satisfy every type of cannabis and hemp consumer. Along with it, new terminology has emerged to capture the differences in the various complex extraction processes. Terms such as CBD isolate, broad spectrum, and full spectrum have all made their way into the vernacular of the extraction industry, and are often times used incorrectly or interchangeably.

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Full-Spectrum Extraction — The Future of Concentrates

Posted on Mar 28, 2019 4:45:18 PM

Cannabis concentrates range in texture, potency, and quality, but each provides a concentrated form of medicinal and therapeutic compounds found in the cannabis plant. While many cannabis consumers only focus on a couple of cannabinoids (THC and CBD), the truth is that cannabinoid isolates pale in comparison to an extract that also contains terpenes and flavonoids. Aromatic terpene and flavonoid compounds contribute to more than just a strain’s smell. They interact with cannabinoids to amplify or mitigate certain effects.

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