Marijuana ‘Dabbing’ Is ‘Exploding Onto The Drug-Use Scene’

"We have been seeing an emergence of dabs over the last three years, it is really exploding onto the drug-use scene."

NORTH CAROLINA:  Young people who use marijuana and are looking for a new way to get high may be increasingly turning to “dabbing,” a new paper suggests. Dabbing is inhaling the vapors from a concentrated form of marijuana made by an extraction method that uses butane gas. Dabs, also known as butane hash oil (BHO) Read the full article…

New Marijuana Trend Sends Smokers To Burn Units

Since retail pot was legalized one year ago, the number of explosions at home THC extraction labs has more than doubled to 32 statewide.

COLORADO:  For marijuana enthusiasts in Colorado, 420, a common nickname for pot, is old news. The new code number is 710. Flip the digits upside down and you get “oil,” a reference to oil-based cannabis concentrates. This wildly potent wax-like substance is one of the fastest growing segments of the marijuana industry. The psychoactive component in Read the full article…

‘A Little Dab’ll Do Ya’: Popularity Of ‘Honey Oil,’ Marijuana Concentrates Growing In Maine

There is no valid reason for such a limitation, and it really reflects the remaining stigma many non-smoking Americans still associate with the use of marijuana – that it may be tolerated in the home, but is somehow an offense to society to permit smoking in a public venue.

MAINE:  A slight change in Maine’s medical marijuana laws earlier this year has sparked a new trend in this sudden growth industry: the manufacture and legal sale of highly concentrated liquid marijuana, better known as “honey oil.” “A little dab’ll do ya, that’s for sure,” said Ryan, a Bangor medical marijuana patient, about the potent Read the full article…

Marijuana 'Hash Oil' Explodes In Popularity, And Kitchens

Rodrigo Fernandez, neighbor in an adjacent apartment complex, helps clean up after an explosion in Mount Vernon, Wash., in August. Police say it was likely caused when people extracted hash from a marijuana plant by mixing parts of it with butane in a two-liter pop bottle.

WASHINGTON:  If you think the recent liberalization of marijuana laws around the country is only about smoking leaves and buds, think again. For users younger than 25, “hash oil” is where it’s really at. This concentrated resin of marijuana is creating new public safety headaches — even in places where it’s legal. There have always Read the full article…

Marijuana 'Hash Oil' Explodes In Popularity, And Kitchens

Rodrigo Fernandez, neighbor in an adjacent apartment complex, helps clean up after an explosion in Mount Vernon, Wash., in August. Police say it was likely caused when people extracted hash from a marijuana plant by mixing parts of it with butane in a two-liter pop bottle.

WASHINGTON:  If you think the recent liberalization of marijuana laws around the country is only about smoking leaves and buds, think again. For users younger than 25, “hash oil” is where it’s really at. This concentrated resin of marijuana is creating new public safety headaches — even in places where it’s legal. There have always Read the full article…

DEA Moves to Create New Drug Code For Marijuana Extracts

The extract, known as butane hash oil (or BHO) -- and also known on the streets as "wax," or "dabs" -- is jacked up with concentrated levels of tetrahydrocannabino (THC).

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is looking to move forward on creating a new controlled substances code number for marijuana extract. The extract, known as butane hash oil (or BHO) — and also known on the streets as “wax,” or “dabs” — is jacked up with concentrated levels of tetrahydrocannabino (THC), which Read the full article…

Eden Labs – An Education in Concentration

Beginning in the early 90s, Fritz experimented with Coldfinger ethanol extractors and quickly moved to Sub and Supercritical Co2, building his first system in 1997. This year Fritz is being touted as being the "outlier" in the market with the development of the Hi-Flo.

In the news these days, there is a lot of talk about cannabis concentrates – potent extractions which strip desired properties from the cannabis plant. Once extracted, these concentrates are processed and take many forms before being given to patients. Studies have shown this gooey sticky substance to reduce tumor cells in cancer patients, and Read the full article…

Eden Labs – An Education in Concentration

Fritz Chess, Founder

In the news these days, there is a lot of talk about cannabis concentrates – potent extractions which strip desired properties from the cannabis plant. Once extracted, these concentrates are processed and take many forms before being given to patients. Studies have shown this gooey sticky substance to reduce tumor cells in cancer patients, and Read the full article…

The Marijuana Industry's Latest 'It Product': 'Dabs'

The July 2013 cover of High Times featured dabs, a concentrated form of marijuana

CALIFORNIA: It’s become a daily occurrence. Customers visit Hugs Alternative Care, a medical-marijuana dispensary in Sacramento, Calif., and ask for “dabs.” They are referring to butane hash oil, an especially potent form of marijuana, also known as “honey,” “honey oil,” “wax” or “earwax” because of its sticky, amber-colored appearance.

Want to Protect Kids From Potent Pot? Legalize It

In short, legalizing and regulating marijuana will curb existing demand for more potent pot

The availability of highly potent strains of marijuana and marijuana-derived concentrates is nothing new. And neither are alarmist claims that these products pose unique dangers to public health. But such claims require clarification and context.