The Weed Blog Strain Review on Udoxi’s Liquid Amber
This last weekend I was lucky enough to get my hands on some Liquid Amber vape pen oil. The strain used for the vape pen oil was 8 Ball Diesel, and it came from the Shango dispensary in Portland, Oregon. Whenever I say vape pen oil, people almost always assume I’m talking about wax or shatter. But what I’m actually referring to is liquid butane hash oil, the kind that comes in cartridges as shown in the picture in the upper right hand corner of this article. It’s my favorite form of consumption, more so than shatter or wax or flower…read rest of article
Please read this article from iflscience.com on the dangers of additives in e-cigarettes. It talks of the effects of heating the additives that are put in the nicotine liquids in the common e-pens. The exact same additives are put in most cannabis e-pens. Our Liquid Amber cartridges are formulated without the use of glycerin or propylene glycol like so many other concentrate companies. The full article is at.. Health Risks of E-Cigarettes.
A quote from the article ..
“Higher end models of e-cigs allow the user to adjust the voltage from the battery, which regulates the intensity of the heating element. As the solution gets hotter, it intensifies the effect of the nicotine hit. Unfortunately, these higher temperatures also affect the glycerin and propylene glycol used as solvents within the e-liquid, converting them to carbonyls found in cigarettes such as formaldehyde and acetaldehyde. ”
Jason Wasserman of Udoxi is quoted in an Vice article discussing the ban on cannabis products that are brightly colored or shaped like animals, toys, or candies in Oregon. It also talks of the importance on testing products for use as medicine, versus recreation.
“The edibles they’re talking about are essentially recreational,” Wasserman said. “You have to look at the efficiency of your delivery system. An orally active product has to go through your stomach and digestive system to do you any good. So you can’t say, eat this lollipop and in 20-40 minutes it might give you relief.”
“If you’re taking cannabis as a regimen throughout the day for symptom management, you would go to combustion, vaporizing and spray, or sublingual,” said Wasserman.
Read the full article on Vice
Udoxi discusses safety concerns, as well as the unregulated market, of homemade BHO production with Portland’s Oregonian in a series on BHO in Oregon. Visit the Oregonian to read the full story.
Oregonian Article on BHO