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Cannabis in New Mexico, a century of change
Cannabis in New Mexico, a century of change The use of cannabis has a long history in New Mexico, dating back to the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th century. The Spanish brought with them their own customs including using cannabis in their traditional ways. In 1912, New Mexico became the 47th state in the…
Terpenes – What’s the buzz all about?
Terpenes – What’s the buzz all about? Part 1 of BK Labs Terpene Blog Series What are terpenes in cannabis? While cannabinoids are associated with the intensity of the Cannabis experience, terpenes can affect the quality of that experience. Terpenes are hydrocarbon-based aromatic compounds that bind to various receptors. Terpenes allow for a palatable experience…
General Analytic Cannabis Testing Techniques
Today’s manufacturers and well-advised consumers are interested in multiple chemical aspects of their cannabis plant and product. Cannabis laboratories assist manufacturers to meet state regulations by identifying potentially harmful residual solvents, pesticides, and heavy metals levels. Labs also identify desired, cannabinoid and terpene profiles. Cannabinoids are the primary psychoactive compounds in cannabis products, while terpenes…