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Cannabis Lab Testing: How it Works and Why it Matters

Is the cannabis that you’re consuming lab tested? If not, it definitely should be. Read more to find out why. Why Does Cannabis Need to be Lab Tested? Professional lab testing ensures the potency and safety of cannabis products whether they be flowers, edibles, or concentrates like cannabis oil vape cartridges and dabbing extracts. If you’re buying recreational or medical marijuana, the only real way to know the quality of what you’re consuming is through analytical testing....

February 3, 2021 · Cody Brownstein
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Concentrates Explained: What is Live Resin?

What are Live Resin Cannabis Concentrates? Live resin, like distillate, is a type of cannabis concentrate. However, compared to distillate, live resin is not as refined. This leads to live resin retaining the characteristic, aromatic scent produced by the complex terpene profile of the cannabis plant. Live resin is sometimes confused with the similar-sounding “rosin,” or live rosin. While live resin is produced with freezing-cold temperatures involved, rosin, or live rosin, on the other hand, involves exposing parts of the cannabis plant to extra-high heat and pressure in order to extract potent resin from the plant....

January 12, 2021 · Cody Brownstein