Category: Advanced Rosin Tech

Illinois Rakes in $11 Million in First Week of Legal Sales

It was a stellar opening week for legal cannabis in Illinois, the latest Midwestern state to join the American “Green Rush”. On January 1, 2020, the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act, which had passed back in May of last year, finally came into effect, making Illinois the 11th state to fully legalize the use and sale of recreational cannabis. State residents 21 and older are now able to purchase and possess up to 30 grams of flower, and 5 grams of concentrates and cannabis-infused products containing no more than 500 milligrams of THC. People huddled up in the...

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“Cannabis 2.0”: Concentrates are Finally Legal in Canada

With the passing of new regulation, the next phase of Canadian cannabis legalization has begun. On Oct 17, 2019, cannabis concentrates, edibles, vapes, and topicals were finally greenlit by the Canadian government, exactly one year after the country legalized recreational cannabis.  Ice water hash being pressed on the Rosin Tech Precision Press Although Canada had largely legalized last year, a number of cannabis products, primarily those containing concentrated forms of cannabis, were still banned. The reason for this was that the Canadian government wanted robust regulation in place before these more potent products could be made widely available to...

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Where We’re At: 2020

2019 was a standout year for cannabis, but here at Rosin Tech, we’re not taking our foot off the gas when it comes to spreading our solventless experience with the world. As a whole new calendar of cannabis events approaches, we’re excited to meet you at a host of 2020 cannabis get-togethers. Here’s every event our travelling rosin roadshow will visit in 2020, so be sure to jot these dates down in your new cannabis calendars. Confirmed:  Spannabis When it comes to European cannabis shows, look no further than “el rey de canabis”: Spannabis. Spain’s leading cannabis festival has...

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Rosin Carts Are Here. What Took So Long?

Solventless extracts are cleaner and purer than extracts produced through solvent-based methods, but they’re not always convenient. Because of the thick viscosity of rosin, enjoying solventless extracts in a vape pod or vape pen has been impossible. That’s all finally changing with the advent of the rosin cartridge. But now that we know rosin carts are possible, the real question is: what took so long? A Thompson Duke cart filling machine in-use. When you run through your dabbing or vaping rituals today, it may be difficult to recall how much the technology you’re using has evolved over the course...

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How to Avoid Filter Bag Blowouts

Making solventless rosin may be a relatively simple process, but there are still plenty of things that can go wrong. One of the most common problems encountered by rosin makers is the “blowout”. A blowout occurs when your filter bag ruptures during the pressing process, allowing unwanted plant material to mix in with your rosin, which will ultimately ruin your end results.  There are a number of factors that can contribute to a blowout occurring, and most of them are the result of poor technique. So, if you’re suffering from regular blowouts, here’s everything you need to know in...

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