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Minor & Novel Cannabinoids Introduction

In our rapid advance in cannabis science through recent years with the easing of restrictions on handling and experimenting with cannabis and cannabinoids via legalization and regulation efforts across the country. We have discovered and re-discovered cannabinoids that hold potential for great advancement in cannabis chemistry and potential for many beneficial health and wellness benefits…

Cannabis Industry Extraction Methods

Extraction techniques are used to separate the components of cannabis and remove them from the plant matrix. Various methods can divide cannabis plant material into parts, or extracts, that contain different chemicals. With cannabis, extraction techniques are often used to isolate specific desirable compounds, and cannabis contains at least 100+ cannabinoids, including Cannabidiol (CBD) and…

Cannabis Inter-Lab Comparison and Proficiency Test (ILC/PT)

marijuana chemistry

The testing of cannabis for the potency of cannabinoid compounds and the presence of pesticides, molds, and solvents has become a critical component of the medical cannabis industry. Every day, decisions about patient dosing and safety, and millions of dollars in transactions are based on results provided by testing labs. But with the rapid growth of the cannabis testing industry,…

Medical Marijuana Chemistry

Cannabis is the only plant in the world that produces chemicals called cannabinoids. There are approximately 110+ identified cannabinoids have been confirmed to exist and each of an infinite number of strains of marijuana chemistry has its own cannabinoid profile. The active cannabinoids each have unique physiological effects and many combinations actually appear to have synergistic…

Cannabis Chemistry 101

Cannabis has been a part of human history for a millennium. Until the early 20th century, it was used as medicine and a spiritual guide in cultures all over the planet. In the early 1900’s it was possible to purchase cannabis tincture at pharmacies, but soon the United States federal government launched a crusade to…