Cannabis Decarboxylation

30 Nov: Decarboxylation: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

Decarboxylation is the activation of inert cannabinoids (e.g. THCA -> THC) when exposed to certain environmental conditions such as extended quantities of heat or time. Read more to learn about the decarboxylation process and how decarboxylation can maximize the full potency potential of your cannabis products.

05 Feb: California Lab Testing Requirements

On January 1st of this year, as a result of the passage of Prop 64 (aka the “Adult Use of Marijuana Act”), the sale of recreational cannabis was made legal in the state of California.  Simultaneously, a series of proposed regulations created by the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) nominally went into effect.  Below is a summary of the testing requirements broken down by Phase.
Intro to Terpenes

28 Dec: Intro to Terpenes

Terpenes are a group of organic compounds commonly found in plants and are primarily responsible for the aromatic characteristics of cannabis. Check out the guide below to learn about some of the terpenes we test for and what their known attributes are.

15 Dec: Intro to Cannabinoids

Cannabinoids are the naturally occurring active chemical compounds found in marijuana that work together to produce a variety of psychoactive and non-psychoactive effects. Check out the guide below to see what cannabinoids we test for and what their known properties are.