Scott Berdell, Stryps Pre-Rolls w/Hash Oil, The Front Runner Data Interview

Scott Berdell Stryps: The Front Runner Interview MJChannelOne

WASHINGTON: Front Runner Data, a leading provider of business intelligence to Washington’s legal cannabis industry, sat down with Seattle-based pre-roll maker Stryps. Enjoy this insightful interview from one of Washington’s pioneer legal cannabis producers, Scott Berdell, exclusively available on Marijuana Channel One and MJNewsNetwork      

Oregon’s Hot Hash Oil Market Drives Demand For Marijuana ‘Trim’

Once considered garbage, trim has transformed into gold, fetching up to $400 a pound.

OREGON:  Cameron Yee opened a gallon-sized plastic bag of dried leaves from a popular strain of cannabis called Lemon Haze. He thrust his hand into the bag and gave the leaves a vigorous stir. As recently as a few years ago, the small leaves snipped from harvested cannabis flowers ended up in the trash. After Read the full article…

Some Oregon Marijuana CO2 Extracts Contain High Levels of Possible Carcinogen

The lack of lab standards has led many advocates to work on new legislation and to ensure that a regulated, legalized system would mandate proper standards, something that would carry over to the medical regime.

OREGON:  The Oregon cannabis community was rocked when The Oregonian’s Noelle Crombie released her in-depth report on the lack of standards regarding the testing of marijuana products in Oregon. Crombie, who regularly reports on all things cannabis was noticeably absent from the scene for a bit, causing many to wonder what she was up to. When “A Read the full article…

Person Arrested After Police Discover Butane Hash Oil Lab At Puyallup Marijuana Shop

Now under a new state law, “gray market” marijuana providers must get state retail licenses or close their doors.

WASHINGTON:  Puyallup police officers made one arrest Tuesday after discovering a butane hash oil lab at Northwest Best marijuana shop. The lab was spotted by officers from the police department’s Problem Oriented Policing Unit. The officers were at the business located in the 1100 block of River Road NW to serve a cease and desist Read the full article…

Legal Pot Competes With Dangerous Hash-Oil Black Market

While hash oil can be purchased at many medical-marijuana dispensaries, some people seek to produce it through illicit, dangerous means.

OREGON:  Amy Zimmerman’s left calf was covered in second-degree burns after a Memorial Day campfire accident. To help heal the burns, she applied a medicinal salve made with hash oil. The results were better than she had expected. “My doctor was impressed, saying, ‘What did you use?’” She flashed her calf, its new skin pink Read the full article…

Feds Seek Maximum Of 10 Years In Bellevue Hash-Oil Blast

Federal prosecutors are seeking a 10-year, maximum sentence for a man who joined two tech workers in running a hash-oil operation that exploded

WASHINGTON:  Federal prosecutors are seeking a 10-year, maximum sentence for a man who joined two tech workers in running a hash-oil operation that exploded in 2013, destroying a Bellevue apartment building and causing the death of a former mayor. David Richard Schultz II is being sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court, and federal prosecutors say Read the full article…

Nip Dangerous Hash Oil Production In The Bud

Hash oil explosions have become common enough in the United States that FEMA has issued warnings about its dangers in apartments and hotel rooms

WASHINGTON:  If you think you’re hearing more and more about hash oil explosions, it’s not your imagination. Explosions typically happen when amateurs try to make hash oil — a concentrated form of marijuana that can be inhaled or used in edibles — by using a highly flammable solvent such as butane or propane gas or Read the full article…

Colorado AG: Home Hash Oil Production Is Illegal

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COLORADO:  Colorado’s top law enforcement official says manufacturing high-potency marijuana oil is not legal under the state’s first-in-the-nation recreational marijuana law. State Attorney General John Suthers wrote in a court brief Tuesday that the law prohibits the dangerous production of hash oil, which has caused a number of fiery explosions and injuries this year as Read the full article…

Denver Police Warn Trick-Or-Treaters Of Marijuana-Infused Candy

Denver police are warning that any candy not sealed in a recognizable, brand-name wrapper could be infused with marijuana.

COLORADO:  Denver police have warned parents to beware tricks rolled inside Halloween treats this year: marijuana-infused candy. The Denver police department posted a YouTube video on Monday that shows how difficult it is to tell ordinary candy apart from knock-off candy that edible marijuana manufacturers buy in bulk and spray with a hibiscus hash oil. Read the full article…

Blasts Blamed On Hash Oil Lead To Federal Charges

Federal prosecutors are seeking a 10-year, maximum sentence for a man who joined two tech workers in running a hash-oil operation that exploded

WASHINGTON:  The chemical process used to make hash oil — a method so fraught with volatility that police compare it to making methamphetamine — has come under attack by the U.S. Attorney’s Office. On Tuesday, U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan’s office filed criminal charges against eight people in connection with recent explosions attributed to the manufacture Read the full article…