2014 Secret Cup SoCal Regional Winners Announced

2014 Secret Cup SoCal Regional Winners Announced

by Drake Dorm

In what is a nationwide tournament to celebrate cannabis concentrates, this year’s edition of the Secret Cup got off to a start in Southern California this week. As evidenced by the amount of people who showed […]

Advanced Refinement Techniques

Cannabis Alchemy

Advanced Refinement Techniques Cannabis Alchemy

by D.Gold

The translucent amber oil produced by charcoal filtering the ether phase of the extraction and isomerizing the cannabidiol present to THC contains, in most cases, between thirty and sixty per cent THC. Utilizing rather complex and exacting techniques of modern chemistry, […]

High-Volume Extraction Method

Cannabis Alchemy

High-Volume Extraction Method Cannabis Alchemy

by D.Gold

The high potency and small volume of cannabis oil, in conjunction with antimarijuana laws in many states, has added up to high potential profits for smugglers of the oil and new problems for law enforcement agencies. In the United States, the […]

Preparation of Translucent (Honey) Oil

Cannabis Alchemy

Preparation of Translucent (Honey) Oil Cannabis Alchemy

by D.Gold

One of the most potent and popular of the cannabis oil preparations is a thick, translucent, amber oil which has been extracted from Afghanistan hashish. This consistency is obtained by removing the colored impurities from cannabis oil that […]

Preparation of Hashish

Cannabis Alchemy

Preparation of Hashish Cannabis Alchemy

by D.Gold

Hashish may be prepared from the extracted cannabis oil by mixing it with finely-powdered marijuana. The oil may be at any stage of refinement. Extremely strong hashish is obtained by using oil which has been isomerized, acetylated, and refined through […]

Isomerization

Cannabis Alchemy

Isomerization Cannabis Alchemy

by D.Gold

The oil produced by alcohol extraction and purification with petroleum ether contains tetrahydrocannabinol, two other compounds closely related to THC but nonpsychoactive (cannabidiol and cannabinol), and several other compounds which contribute the taste and smell of the oil. The quality and quantity […]

Extraction & Purification of Marijuana & Hashish Oils

Cannabis Alchemy

Extraction & Purification of Marijuana & Hashish Oils Cannabis Alchemy

by D.Gold

Step 1: Preparing the marijuana or hashish

If marijuana is to be used as a starting material, the seeds are removed prior to extraction. The remaining material is them crumbled or broken and the stems cut […]

THC Oil Extraction

Extraction of THC Oil from Cannabis

“If you ever had to think twice about lighting up a joint for fear of someone smelling it. If you were ever forced to blow the smoke out a window and pray you don’t reek of weed. If you ever had to sneak around and couldn’t enjoy […]

Hash Honey Oil Extraction With Supercritical Butane

Hash Honey Oil Extraction With Butane

For those of us who never quite got over the loss when fine-quality hash oil disappeared from the market, and for cannabis connoisseurs of all ages everywhere, it would be my honor to write up what has to be the easiest, highest-yielding and most selective cannabis oil […]

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