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Dangers of Butane

INFOGRAPHIC | The Dangers of Butane

By Vitalis | July 12, 2018

Stay Safe when you’re extracting Each week, more and more of these explosions make the news. Take a look at some real headlines from the past couple months alone. Despite being an effective solvent for cannabis, butane is flammable and dangerous. Countless individuals are severely injured every month due to butane extraction labs, often located […]

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Certification Information

INFOGRAPHIC | Safety First – Does Your Pressure Equipment Have This?

By Vitalis | June 26, 2018

Worried about your pressure equipment? Certified equipment is vital to the continued success of your business. Take a look at our infographic to learn about some of the certifications required to stay compliant and operational.

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TOBE Award

Just Another Night

By Vitalis | June 18, 2018

It was supposed to be just another fun night. 24 hours after being recognized at Kelowna’s Top 40 Under 40 celebration, Pete Patterson and James Seabrook were enjoying the evening at the 2018 Thompson Okanagan Business Excellence Awards. The gala, hosted and supported by Grant Thornton LLP was the first in the Thompson Okanagan region, […]

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The Benefit Of Selectability | Terpene & Cannabinoid Recovery

By Vitalis | June 13, 2018

Are all cannabis extracts created equal? Well… no. Cannabis extracts can be created using several different solvents, such as carbon dioxide CO2, butane, or ethanol. Each one of these solvents is commonplace and effective for cannabis extraction, but some are intrinsically stronger solvents than others. Don’t let that mislead you – a stronger solvent isn’t […]

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Understanding Supercritical CO2 Extraction for the Cannabis Industry

By Vitalis | June 6, 2018

Supercritical CO2 extraction sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie, but it’s actually become an important part of the cannabis industry. Wondering what this means and how it works? This procedure offers high-quality cannabis extracts that have all but revolutionized the industry. CO2 extraction may have even paved the way for other, newer cannabis innovations. […]

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How Does CO2 Oil Deliver a Better Quality Cannabis?

By Vitalis | May 29, 2018

  Expectations have never been higher. As new cannabis customers flood the market, they are looking for products with a higher purity and greater quality than ever before. But how is the market responding to meet that demand? One previously obscure method for extraction into CO2 oil is the supercritical fluid extraction. This process takes advantage of the methods […]

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Statistics on the Cannabis Market

INFOGRAPHIC | Knowing your Market

By Vitalis | May 24, 2018

YOUR MARKET: BY THE NUMBERS Statistics Canada recently published the results of their recent cannabis-related census. It’s big, comprehensive, and the numbers can be a little overwhelming. Let us help break it down for you.

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Processing Manager

Extractor of the Month | May

By Vitalis | May 16, 2018

Björn Fritzsche, Sweet Cannabis Who are you and where do you work? My name is Björn Fritzsche and I am the Processing Manager at Sweet Cannabis in Portland, Oregon. We’re a recreational cannabis processor and make a variety of products, including co2 vape pens, the Toko line as well as a variety of health products […]

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Cannabis oil

Top 5 Misconceptions in CO2 Extraction

By Vitalis | May 9, 2018

There can be a lot of misconceptions in extraction, which can lead to confusion and misunderstanding. Here are 5 ideas that are continually observed, as well as a little bit of enlightenment on the truth. It’s All 420 The stigma around cannabis and hemp is well rooted – and centers heavily on – theatrical depictions […]

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