CBD and Workplace Safety

Having worked as a first responder for 27 years, and now involved in the safety arena for large manufacturing corporations, safety is always priority number one. The overwhelming focus is performing your job duties safely and preventing accidents. These are incredibly dangerous professions and one needs to account for any mechanical and human factor that […]

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Why Ethanol Works So Well for Cannabis Extraction

Cannabis comes with a lot of known health benefits to users with little to no side effects, unlike pharmaceutical drugs. Advancement in technology now allows manufacturers to extract various products infused within cannabis such as extracts, concentrates, edibles, etc. The use of ethanol in extraction is one of the most popular methods for cannabis extraction.  […]

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Early Frost Hits the Cannabis Harvest in Eastern WA

A record setting frost hit this year in Eastern Washington. How will this effect cannabis farms and the wholesale marketplace? […]

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Ethanol vs. CO2 for Cannabis and Hemp Extraction

Cannabis and Hemp are undoubtedly leading the top trends of the health and wellness industry right now. Holding the ownership of a surplus amount of health benefitting properties have made these two ingredients to reign the remedial market. The usage of cannabis and hemp is not limited to recreational use. Cannabis benefits from a large […]

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What are Microbials in Hemp and Cannabis?

By Dr. John O’Connor PhD and Shawn Valor “My hemp crop is going to be ready in the fall, I have 5 acres and it’s my first year growing. How much are you going to pay me for it to make CBD oil?” Asks a local hemp farmer to us, a processor in Virginia. “Okay […]

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TERPENES vs. FLAVORINGS: Is there really any difference?

It’s important to know what you are vaping. The new world of CBD and THC vaping, has for better and mostly worse, taken its cues from the e-cig industry. They have marketed to underage consumers, filled their e-juice with synthetic flavorings, propylene glycol, vegetable glycerin, not to mention the 100+ chemicals in the nicotine oil […]

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WA Flavored Vape Ban: What I-502 Companies Need To Know

In recent weeks Governor Inslee has led the charge to reduce Washington State’s risk for vape related illness. Today the ban was placed into effect, here’s what it says and everything I-502 Cannabis Companies should know: WAC 246-80-020 Prohibition. No person including, but not limited to, a person licensed under chapter 69.50 RCW or chapter […]

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Is CBD Snake Oil?

How Science Is Helping Hemp & CBD Products Surpass The Snake Oil Stereotype With an estimated 64 million Americans who have tried CBD, or cannabidiol, in the past 24 months (according to a January 2019 nationally representative Consumer Reports survey of more than 4,000 Americans) the importance of scientific studies in this space are more […]

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CBD Claims: Is CBD Harmful (to Humans)?

“Until recently, CBD was an under-­appreciated compound in cannabis. Growers actually tried to breed it out of plants, seeking strains with higher THC levels,” says Martin Lee, a cannabis historian. “It wasn’t until 2009, he says, that growers came across plants containing large amounts of CBD.” Upon its discovery, CBD has taken the industry by […]

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Don’t Get Busted: Avoiding Fake Lab Reports for THC

Lab reports, or a Certificate of Authenticity (COA), are necessary in to ensure that THC levels are below legal limits. Avoid fake lab reports with Kush.com […]

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