November 5, 2019
Testing for Truth Part 6: The Mystery of the Unknown Cannabinoid
By Dylan Wilks, CTO In Testing for Truth Part 5, we tested some old cannabis samples that were at least 10 years old. The results were a little unexpected. In brief, we expected to see lots of Cannabinol (CBN) and lots of Delta 9-THC. The typical degradation story for cannabis is that the plant makes Tetrahydrocannabinolic Acid (THCA), then that... View Article Read More ➝
January 16, 2019
My Tincture Is 2%. How Much CBD Is in the Bottle?
Potency calculations seem simple at first glance, but they can get complicated quickly. This is especially true for tinctures, where the percent weight doesn’t easily translate to an understandable dosage. Let’s say your lab or LightLab reports 2% CBD in your tincture; how does that translate to milligrams CBD per bottle? Read on to find out! Read More ➝
July 17, 2018
Is Your Distillation Process Damaging THC Content?
When potency and purity are required, it’s hard to beat distillates. Depending on the specific distillation method and care taken, there’s a chance that the distillate contains less Δ9THC than you might think, sometimes lower than the starting product. Why is that? To answer, lets first explore how distillation works. Read More ➝
June 21, 2018
LightLab | Behind the Technology
Orange Photonics' CTO Dylan Wilks, hosts a quick whiteboard session to illustrate how LightLab analyzes a cannabis sample with Selective Separation Spectroscopy. Read More ➝