Author: Michelle Janikian

10 Most Common Terpenes

The cannabis plant contains over 200 varieties of organic aroma compounds known as terpenes. They are a large and diverse group of volatile oils that are found in numerous plants and are what give cannabis its signature scent and flavor. But there’s far more to terpenes than simply aroma and flavor. Cannabinoids like CBD may attract all the headlines when it comes to medical cannabis but in fact, it’s the interaction between the terpenes and the cannabinoids in the cannabis plant that create its various medicinal effects – known as the entourage effect. Let’s take a tour of the...

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What’s In Your Dabs? The Terpenes and Possible Carcinogens

At Rosin Tech Products , we never tire of extolling the virtues of dabbing. Whether it be the higher potency, sublime flavor, or simply the health benefits of inhaling vapor instead of smoke, dabbing has it all. Let’s take a look at why we believe it’s the superior method of consuming cannabis. It’s All About Terpenes Terpenes or “terps,” as they are commonly known, are aromatic oils found in many plants. Pine trees, the hops in your favorite IPA, and of course, cannabis, all contain terpenes in droves. They are what give cannabis its all familiar flavor and aroma....

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Why All Processing Facilities Should Be Utilizing Rosin Pressing

The cannabis industry is booming. Nationwide, legal weed pulled in almost $9 billion in 2017, and it looks like 2018 will be even more lucrative. But, what’s next for the green rush? Simply put, cannabis concentrates like rosin are the future, and producers are getting in on this game changer or getting left behind. Cannabis extracts have ballooned in popularity in recent years. In Oregon, concentrates have seen an 11 percent increase in sales last year alone. This increase has become a year after year trend and seems to be showing a change in consumption habits among cannabis enthusiasts...

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Cannabis Taxes are Sending Bright Young Coloradans to College

Colorado has been at the forefront of legal cannabis since it legalized adult use in 2012. Now, the state continues to lead to the way by using its cannabis tax revenue to fund higher education for its students. Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Pueblo County, CO, is breaking the mold with its initiative to provide higher education scholarships using tax income from the region’s cannabis growers. Starting in 2016, the predominantly agricultural county successfully trialled a scheme to provide scholarships to over 300 students. On the back of this success, the program was expanded the following...

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How Cannabis Concentrates Can Help Those with Epilepsy

Cannabis has been used to treat epilepsy for millennia. While 20th century prohibition stopped its use and hampered research, a recent study by the New England Journal of Medicine has finally proved what has been known anecdotally to medicine since at least the 1800s, that cannabis is effective in treating epilepsy. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by repeated seizures. These episodes can be brief and infrequent, or in chronic and extreme cases, can last for hours and occur multiple times a day. Cannabis, in particular the cannabinoid CBD, is effective in alleviating both the severity and frequency of...

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