Live Rosin vs Live Resin: What is the Difference?

When it comes to cannabis extracts, there are many forms to choose from — isolate, shatter, live resin, rosin, sugar, badder, distillate, etc. But what’s the difference between live rosin and live resin? Unlike smoking weed or flower, both live rosin and live resin are concentrated, potent extracts that utilize the natural resin found in…

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How to Make Distillate Extraction With Refinement

Now that cannabis is transitioning into the legal market in more states, there has been increased interest in perfecting the cannabis extraction process. One step that’s key to the quality of the product is the refinement process, including distillate refinement. Cannabis is a complex plant comprising over 550 chemical compounds, all having different extracting and…

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How to Extract Cannabis for Edibles: THC Cooking Oils

Everyone is cooking with cannabis these days. As more people access legal cannabis, more are getting creative in the kitchen. But, cooking with cannabis isn’t as simple as just throwing in a handful of buds. To create elevated cannabis-infused dishes, you need to master the art of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) cooking oil. This first step of…

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What is CBN, and is it the Next Big Thing?

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What is CBN, and why should marijuana and hemp processors care? The CBN cannabinoid (or cannabichromene) is a chemical compound found in the cannabis plant. It’s one of 113 different compounds known as cannabinoids. CBN can be synthesized from THC, but it also occurs naturally in plants at very low levels, specifically in more mature…

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What is the Endocannabinoid System?

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Whether a consumer enjoys cannabis products for medicinal or recreational purposes, the desired effects would be impossible without the human body’s endocannabinoid system. Despite its biological significance in the way humans consume and experience the effects of cannabis, the endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a relatively recent scientific discovery. So current, in fact, that to this…

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Cannabis and THC Potency Testing

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If you’re a cannabis grower or processor, you’re inevitably involved in CBD and THC potency testing on some level. Processing operations typically measure THC, CBD, and increasingly, minor cannabinoids like CBG, CBN, among others. Accurate potency testing is becoming more critical as an increasing number of states legalize cannabis for medical and recreational use. Bringing…

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How to Get Water-Soluble Cannabinoids for Cannabis Beverages

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The Forecast for Water Soluble Cannabinoids A continuing trend toward goal-oriented healthy living has led to a sharp decrease in alcohol consumption and a corresponding increase in sales of low-alcohol or non-alcoholic drinks. So much so that major breweries and distilleries are now investing in alternative products like cannabis-infused beverages. According to Cannabis Tech, “Fortune…

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Delta 8 vs Delta 9 THC: What’s the Difference & How it’s Made

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While Delta 8 and Delta 9 THC are both cannabidiols, there is a significant difference between them. A double bond in their chemical structure varies, which determines how these particular cannabidiols interact with CB1 receptors.  In this article, we’ll explore what these two cannabinoids are, where they come from, and why understanding the difference between…

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Male vs Female Hemp Plants: What’s the Difference?

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The biological differences in male vs. female hemp plants are fundamental knowledge to anyone in the cannabis and hemp industry. The initial and most crucial step in learning about male vs. female hemp plants is developing the skill to distinguish between them. Male vs. female hemp plants can be determined in a variety of ways.…

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A Guide to Short Path Distillation

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NEW: You can now shop all Lab Society short path distillation products right here on Precision. Distillation is a method for separating compounds based on their unique physical properties, like melting point, boiling point, crystallization, etc. One of the most common forms of distillation is by using boiling points. When the compounds’ molecules’ are heat-sensitive,…

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The Ultimate Guide to Cannabis Extract

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There’s so much to discuss when it comes to cannabis extract. From the products themselves to the preferred methodology used to create them and new medicinal uses, there’s a lot to unpack. General knowledge and understanding of what cannabis extracts are, how they differ from other cannabis products, and what consumers expect when purchasing them…

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How to Make Live Resin

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Training customers on how to make live resin is quite possibly our most frequently asked and answered questions amongst new hydrocarbon technicians – and it’s easy to see why. Live Resin products are amongst the fastest growing segments of cannabis products on the market. Beloved for it’s high-terpene content, full cannabinoid profile, and high-THC volume.…

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