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What are cannabis concentrates?

Cannabis concentrates are as diverse as they are potent. With so many different options, it can be hard to keep up.

Cannabis concentrates are as diverse as they are potent. With so many different options, it can be hard to keep up. But these potent products have many benefits – they offer a cleaner, less harsh draw packed with more medicinal compounds. Some even offer discretion in the form of convenient, portable vaporizers (learn more about Knox’s concentrate options here).

From kief to oils, hashish to shatter, it can be overwhelming to consider your options. “Concentrates” is an umbrella term that refers to a variety of different cannabis extracts and their monikers – and that’s where things get more confusing. Many people refer to concentrates by their consistency, i.e. shatter, budder, wax, etc.

Solvent-based and solvent-less marijuana concentrates create another grey area; what’s the difference? Well, some concentrates call for a solvent (in our case, we use CO2) in order to extract the THC, cannabinoids, and terpenes. If a concentrate utilizes a solvent to be created it is referred to as an extract. Other concentrates require no solvent and these are referred to as solvent-less concentrates

So while different types of cannabis concentrates might seem to run together, they are each quite different. This is really just the tip of the iceberg and new ones are being developed every day, so be sure to contact us with any questions and see our full list of concentrate products here.

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