October 2, 2019

HEMP’S HEADACHE OVER – PORTABLE THC TEST WITH LIGHTLAB CANNABIS ANALYZER BY ORANGE PHOTONICS

NEW LONDON, NH – LightLab, by Orange Photonics, is the only portable, cannabis tester which can accurately determine the difference between hemp and adult use cannabis (marijuana) in a non-lab setting. LightLab Cannabis Analyzer is used by hundreds of regulators, law enforcement, and cultivators to accurately quantify THC content and other cannabinoids in cannabis plants and plant derived products. “As... View Article

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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!

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July 26, 2018

Orange Photonics Adds Terpenes+ Module – Measures Terpenes, CBC and Degraded THC for LightLab Analyzer Users

Orange Photonics is pleased to announce the release of the Terpenes+ Module for the LightLab Cannabis Analyzer. The Terpenes+ module adds three new chemical analyses to the existing six cannabinoids reported – terpenes, degraded THC and CBC. The LightLab Cannabis Analyzer is a portable analyzer that serves the on-site quality control needs of businesses with cannabis in their supply chain.

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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.

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May 17, 2018

Want Good Potency Numbers?  Here’s How

There’s a good chance there’s something other than the lab that is causing most of the variation in your potency numbers. It seems simple to send two flower samples to a lab (or run them on a LightLab Cannabis Analyzer) and expect the same results, but the samples might not be exactly the same for a variety of reasons.  Let’s delve into the most common ones…

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May 8, 2018

How Hemp Researcher John Baker Uses LightLab

John Baker, MSc, is a certified Professional Argrologist (P.Ag) and is the president of CBD Baker Inc. He is a CSGA recognized plant breeder and a Health Canada recognized hemp breeder/researcher. In his own words, John talks about his new approach to screening genetics with LightLab.

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