Articles Posted by Taylor Ange

Here’s the Deal with the Montana E-Cigarette Ban

On October 8, 2019, Governor Steve Bullock directed the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services to implement emergency rules that would temporarily ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. This announcement came the same day the second Montana illness related to vaping was confirmed in Yellowstone County. The Montana Governor directed emergency rules be


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Navigating Through a Tricky Montana Hemp Harvest

This season's hemp harvest wrapping up, many farmers and landowners with a hemp crop this year have been scrambling to make their deadlines and harvest before their crop turns or worse. With an anemic growing season over the summer and a rapidly cooling winter almost upon us, Montana hemp farmers have had difficulty growing consistent,


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Concentrate on Quality Formulations

With the burgeoning market and demand for high quality concentrates and extracts of different cannabinoids consuming not only Montana but the greater US market, cannabis companies everywhere are exploring how they can better utilize concentrates. Vaporizers are the largest out of all the cannabis concentrates and with a global market in e-cigarettes anticipated to reach


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A Critical Look at Solvent Extraction vs. Supercritical Fluid Extraction

Cannabis contains hundreds of compounds, cannabinoids, terpenes, and other fats and lipids. These compounds are extracted by using one form of either chemical separation or physical separation of the cannabinoids and terpenes from the rest of the plant biomass. These techniques can range from using heat and pressure to using solvents like ethanol and butanol