There has been a dramatic rise in news attention to medicinal cannabis in 2013, with reports on CNN, ABC, CBS, and local publications about high-cannabidiol cannabis oil effectively controlling the symptoms of rare epileptic conditions like Dravet syndrome, Doose syndrome, infantile spasms, cortical dysplasia, and more. Whether you choose to dab or otherwise ingest solvent or solventless cannabis extracts is completely up to you. Sure, extracting vapor doesn't create carcinogens, and it's a more effective way to get the most THC and other cannabinoids from your bud. This solid stuff (in the forms of live resin, shatter, or wax) gives you the whole natural plant compressed, terpenes included.

This product is known as an extract" because it uses the hydrocarbon based butane to separate trichomes and their resins from the plant material. An isolate does not contain any residual terpenes or cannabinoids, so you know that when you add 10 milligrams of an isolate to your morning coffee, you know that you have consumed exactly 10 milligrams of THC.

However, cannabis products that are swallowed or eaten can have psychoactive effects, or effects on mental processes, that can differ from those that are inhaled. As mentioned earlier, this form of cannabis is more potent because the majority of cannabinoids and terpenes are found in trichomes.

CBD dabs are extracted from hemp, which is non-psychoactive and will not get you high like THC. Concentrates are packed with cannabinoids found in dried flowers. Subcritical CO₂ extraction occurs when the CO₂ is kept at below 31°C and remains in liquid form.

This book explained the ins and outs to Medical Marijuana Delivery Driver extracts and I am definitely saving up some weed to make my own dry sift hash. Additionally, any large-scale operation should be looking to minimize the environmental impact of the operation by using predominantly environmentally friendly solvents and minimizing waste products.

Trichomes are the small hair-like structures found on cannabis flowers that contain terpenes. Regardless of whether the solvent used is butane, propane, or a combination of the two, the process is generally the same. This form of cannabis is more potent because the majority of cannabinoids (THC or CBD) and terpenes are found in the trichomes.

On average, the concentrate a consumer might dab has between 60-80% THC, compared to smoking cannabis flower which averages 10-25% THC. Students were asked about their use of cannabis, cannabis concentrates and other substances as well as family and school life factors that could put them at risk of substance use.