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Super Cr i t i c al CO2E x t r ac t i on. . .

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CO2e x t r a c t i oni snowt hepr i ma r ymet hodf or e x t r a c t i ngc a nna bi si nt heUni t edS t a t esa nda r oundt he wor l d.T hi spr oc es si sa hi ghpr es s ur es y s t em us i ng c a r bondi ox i deunderhi ghpr es s ur et oe x t r a c tt hel i pophi l i cf r a c t i onsf r omc a nna bi s . T hel i pophi l i cc ompounds a r et heoi l s , f a t sa ndr es i nst ha ta r eoft hegr ea t es tv a l ue t ot hec a nna bi sus er . I ti sas a f ermet hodi nt ha ti tdoes notus ea nyc hemi c a l orha r s hs ol v ent ss uc ha sbut a neor pr opa ne . T hi smea nst ha ti ti sa l s onon a mma bl ea nd s a f erdur i ngt hepr oduc t i onpr oc es sa swel l a spr ov i di ng agua r a nt eet her ewi l lbenor es i dua ls ol v ent swi l lbei n t he ni s hedpr oduc t . Asahi ghpr es s ur es y s t em s t i l l ha s CO2e x t r a c t i onha st woba s i cf or ms ,s ubc r i t i c a l s a f et yc onc er nsmos tofwhi c hc oul dbema na geds uc -a nds uper c r i t i c a l .S ubc r i t i c a lmea nst ha tt heCO2under c es s f ul l yus i nga ut oma t eds of t wa r es a f et ys hut downs , pr es s ur ei sma i nt a i ned i n al i qui ds t a t e .S uper c r i t i c a l phy s i c a l s a f et ys hut down' s , a ndbl owoutv a l v esa sa na l mea nst ha tt heCO2ga sv a c i l l a t esbet weenal i qui da nda s a f et ymea s ur e . F ort hel oc a l e x t r a c t ori ti ses s ent i a l t ha t ga s eouss t a t e . S ubc r i t i c a lCO2e x t r a c t i oni sl es sdes i r a bl e s uc hmea s ur esa r ei npl a c et opr ot ec tt hei rs t a f r om bec a us ei te x t endse x t r a c t i ont i mea ndr educ eseďŹƒc i enc y . i nj ur y . CO2i t s el fi sas a f ega st ha tdi s s i pa t esqui c k l yi fa I tr equi r esl es st ec hni c a le x per t i s et oa c hi ev ei nas i mpl e l ea k a geoc c ur s . e x t r a c t ormodelbutt her es ul t sa r el es st ha nopt i ma l ,s o f ort hepur pos esoft hi sa r t i c l ewewi l l f oc usons uper c r i t i c a l a si ti smos tdes i r a bl emet hodr equi r edf or c a nna bi se x t r a c t i on. S uper c r i t i c a le x t r a c t i on us esCO2 ga sunder hi ghpr es s ur ewhi l ek eepi ngi tnea rr oom t emper a t ur e . T hi sc a us est heCO2t oobt a i nac ons t a nts t a t eof ux . T hi nkof i tl i k eal i t t l emonk eyr ea c hi ngupt oaba na nat r ee a ndgr a bbi ngt heba na na sonea tat i me .CO2i ni t sga s eousf or m wi l l penet r a t et heher ba lber s( monk eyr ea c hi ngi nt ot het r ee)t henwheni ts hi f t sba c kt oal i qui di t i ngst hel i pophi l i c( f a ts ol ubl ec ompounds )outoft ha t br ber( l i k et hemonk ey ' sha ndgr a bbi ngt heba na na ) . J us t l i k et hel i t t l emonk ey , CO2k eepsr ea c hi ngi nt ogr a bt hos e mol ec ul esf ort heent i r ec y c l eunt i l a l l oft hef a tmol ec ul es a r et r a ns f er r edf r omt hee x t r a c t i onc ha mber t ot hes epa r a t orwher ei ti se x pel l ed. T heequi pmenti nv ol v edi nt hi se x t r a c t i onpr oc es sba s i c a l l yha sa ne x t r a c t i onc ha mbert ha thol dst he gr oundr a w her b,ama ni f ol ds y s t em t ha tha sv a l v esa nd s a f et yf ea t ur es , apumpt ha tpus hest hes uper c r i t i c a l CO2 t hr ought heequi pmenta ndas epa r a t i onc ha mbert ha tr ec ei v est hee x t r a c t edf a t sa ndoi l s . Of c our s et her ei sagr ea t dea l mor et oi tt ha nt ha tbuty ougett hepi c t ur e

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Now monk ey sdon' tgr a bl ea v esorba na na ower s , j us tt heba na na s , a ndi ns i mi l a rf a s hi ont heCO2 does n' tpul loutt hehy dr ophi l i cc ompounds( wa t era nd a l c ohol s ol ubl ec ompounds ) . I ns omeher ba l e x t r a c t i ons t hes ehy dr ophi l i cc ompoundsa r edes i r a bl es oapos t CO2e x t r a c ti snec es s a r y . T ha tj us tmea nst ha tt hema t er i a lwi l lber emov edf r om t hee x t r a c t ora f t ert he r s te x t r a c t i ona ndpl a c edi nt oaba t hofa l c oholorwa t erdependi ngont hee x a c tpol a r i t yoft hec ompoundsy oua r e t r y i ngt opul lout .I t ' sk i ndofl i k ema k i ngt eai fy oua r e doi ngawa t ere x t r a c torl i k eamoj i t o( c r us hi ngmi nt l ea v esi nagl a s sofr um) i fi ti sa na l c ohol e x t r a c t . S ot her es ul t i nge x t r a c t edf a t s ,oi l sa ndr es i ns a r enowr ea dyf or pos tpr oduc t i onpr oc es s i ng. T her a woi l c ont a i nst r a c ea mount sofent r a i nedwa t er ,wa x esa nd hea v yf a t st ha tneedt obes epa r a t edf r om t heoi l s ot ha t t heoi lc a nbeus edf orv a pi ng. T hehea v i erc ompounds c a nea s i l ybeus edi nedi bl esort opi c a l pr oduc t sbutnot f orv a pi ngora nyf or m ofi nha l a t i on. I nt hec a nna bi si ndus t r yi ti sof t ent hegoa l of t hepr oc es s ort opr es er v et he a v or sa nda r oma soft heor i gi na l pl a nt . S uper c r i t i c a l e x t r a c t i oni swel ls ui t edt opr es er v i ngt hos et a s t esa nd s mel l sa st heya r emos t l yl i pophi l i ci nna t ur e .

I nf a c t ,i nt hea r oma t her a pyma r k etCO2e x t r a c t sa r et henor m bec a us et hea r oma sa r es oc l os et o t her a w pl a ntt ha tot hermor et r a di t i ona lmet hodsa r e bei nga ba ndoned. Addi t i ona l l y ,new a v orc ompa ni es ha v epoppedupa r oundt hewor l dov ert hel a s tdec a de a ndt heyus eCO2e x t r a c t st oa l l owc ommer c i a l c hef st o i nc r ea s et he a v or i ngoft hei rpr oduc t swhi c hha v i ngt o a dds uc hal a r gev ol umeof a v or i ngma t er i a l( whi c h woul deffec tt hec ook i ngt i mea ndot herphy s i c a la s pec t sofc ook i ng) . Nowa tt heendoft hepr oc es swhent hel i t t l e monk eyi sdoner emov i nga l lt heba na na shei sc a l l ed ba c kt ohi sf a mi l yt odoi ta ga i n. S ot ok eepwi t ht hi sa na l ogy ,wel ldes i gned ma c hi neswi l lr ec y c l et hei rl i t t l e monk ey( t heCO2,i nc a s ey oumi s s edt hepoi nti nt hi s s i l l ye x a mpl e) . T hi ss t eps houl dr ec a pt ur e95%of t heCO2 us edi nt hepr oc es s . T or emov et heCO2f r om t hee x t r a c t , t hema c hi newi l l s i mpl yr el ea s et hepr es s ur ea ndj us tl i k e wheny ouopenac a nof s odat heCO2i sr el ea s edba c kt o i t ' sna t ur a l ga s eouss t a t ea ndt henr ec ov er edba c kt ot he s uppl yt a nk . S uper c r i t i c a l CO2e x t r a c t i oni sha ndsdownt he bes twa yt oe x t r a c tc a nna bi sa ndav a r i et yof ot herher bs , pr i ma r i l ybec a us ei ti sal owt emper a t ur e , gent l epr oc es s t ha ti ss a f ea ndus esnoc hemi c a l s ol v ent s . Ma nypr oduc er sa r es wi t c hi ngt ot hi sr el a t i v el ys i mpl ea ndc os teffec t i v emet hodt oma k es a f er ,a ndbet t erpr oduc t s .S or emembert hel i t t l emonk eya nda l lhec a ndof orher ba l e x t r a c t i on.

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1 0I NT E RVI E WQUE ST I ONSandANSWE RSf r omPOW4 20 1)Howdi dPOW 420c omeabout ? Af t erov er40y ea r sof c ombi neda c t i v i s m, Adel aF a l ka ndDenni sBoi s v er tr ea l i z edt ha ta c t i v i s t swer enotmeet i ngt he needsofCa nna bi spr i s oner s .Whi l el ega l i z a t i onwi t ht a x a t i ona ndr egul a t i ona ppea r edt obema k i ngCa nna bi sl ega l , t hepeopl ewhoha dhel pedbr i ngt hemedi c i nea ndt hepl a ntt ot hepubl i cpr ev i ous l ya ndt hos eot her wi s ec onv i c t ed i nnoc ent l ya ndc ommi t t edt oours y s t em of pr ot a bl ec a geswer el i nger i nga nds uffer i ngi nt heda r kr ec es s esof pr i s ons , f a rbehi ndt hef una ndt hepa r t i es , a ndwi t houta nyoft heda nk( s l a ngf orgoodCa nna bi s )ev er y oneont heout s i dei mbi bedi n. POW i sa na c r ony mf orPr i s onerOf Wa rt ha twea r ea l l f a mi l i a rwi t ha soneof t het r a gi cby pr oduc t sofwa r s .Dr ugsof a l l s or t sha v eha dwa rdec l a r edupont hem.Webel i ev et ha tNoOneBel ongsi nJ a i l F orAPl a nt .Ri c ha r dM. Ni x ondec l a r edt heWa ronDr ugsbef or ehewa si mpea c hed, a ndi ts t i l l r a gest ot hi sda y , wi t hi nc r ea s edbudget s , a r s ena l s , t a c t i c s , pr opa ga nda , a nda l l t heot hernua nc esof wa r s .T heGov er nmentl oc k speopl eupa sPr i s oner sunderl a wsof t hei r wa r .T husPOW, Pr i s oner sof Wa r . 420i sawel l r ec ogni z edt er mf orCa nna bi s .Wer ec ogni z edt ha tabr a ndwoul dhel pi dent i f y , publ i s h, educ a t e , a ndul t i ma t el ya s s i s twi t hpr oduc t i onofCa nna bi sr el a t edpr oduc t s , a ndt ha t ’ se x a c t l ywha tourbus i nes si sl i c ens edt oa c c ompl i s h. T hust hena meof POW420wa sgi v ent ot heor ga ni z a t i ona ndmov ementwhenAdel aa ndDenni suppedt hea nt ef or a s s i s t i nga ndf r eei ngpeopl et ha tha v ebeenf or got t enbys oma ny . 2) Whyar eyoui nvol vedwi t ht hegr oup? Denni s :E ndi ngCa nna bi spr ohi bi t i ona ndt het y r a nnyt ha tgoeswi t hi t , i st hef oc us . Adel a :E ndi ngc a nna bi spr ohi bi t i onmea nst ha tnooneget sa r r es t edf orc a nna bi s . T ha ti swhyIa mi nv ol v edi n POW420. 3)Expl ai nt hei mpor t anc eofwhatyoudoasi fyouwer et al ki ngt o s omeonewhoi sant i Cannabi s . 4)Expl ai nt hei mpor t anc eofwhatyoudoasi fyouwer e t al ki ngt os omeonewhoi ss ympat het i ct ot hec aus e,and s uppor t swhatyoudo. F i r s t , I e x pr es st ha tI bel i ev e“ NoOneBel ongsi nJ a i l f orAPl a nt ” , a ndI s t a r tdi s c us s i onont hi ss ubj ec t .I wi l l t a k ea smuc ht i mea s I needa ndc a nget , t oc onv er tt henonbel i ev er , ort odi s c us st he i s s uesmor ei ndept hwi t ht hes uppor t i v es y mpa t het i cpubl i c . mos ta l wa y s , Iwi l la s k“ Doy ouk nowt her ea r epeopl edoi ngl i f ef or Al pot? ” I t ’ sa ni c ebr ea k er , a ndt hennea r l ya l wa y st her es pons ei st ha tof di s bel i ef .T hen, I l ett hemk nowweha v ef oundov er70Pr i s oner sof Wa rt ha tha v e

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boutdef ens i v et hi ngst heyneedt ok nowt ohel pt hem beengi v enal i f es ent enc ea sar es ul tofCa nna bi s , a nd a v oi dt heT y r a nnywi t hc onduc ti nper s ona lc onf r ont a t ha t ’ sj us tt het i poft hei c eber gl oc a t eda tt hi st i me .a i onswi t hPol i c eorot herGov er nment a lf or c es .e . g.Do T her ei snos i mpl es ea r c ht ha tc a nbedonet o ndt he t NotT a l kwi t ht hePol i c eot hert ha nt ogi v ey ourna me . POW420’ s .T hepr i s oner shel p ndmor epr i s oner s Nev ergi v eCons entt oS ea r c ha ny t hi nga ny t i me .As k“ Am I b e i n g d e t a i n e d ? ” o r “ A m I f r e e t o g o ? ” I t ’ s n o t o n l y i mI gi v ea mmuni t i ont ot hes uppor t ert oeduc a t eba s edon t a ntt ha tt hepubl i ck nowt hes et hi ngs , butt ha tt hey t heper s onIa mt a l k i ngwi t h.E duc a t i oni soneoft he por c a n a p p l y t h e m u n d e r s t r e s s . We a l l k n o w t h a t w e s t a r tt o ba s i ct enet sofPOW420. enc ount ers t r es sa ss oon a sweha v eapol i c eoffic er behi ndus . t a l ka bouta nde x pl a i nt y r a nny , a ndt ha tCa nna bi sl a wi s I ba s edonl i es .Weneedt ounder s t a ndt ha tbeha v i orof es omeofyourmos tpr oudac c ompl i s hba nni ngCa nna bi sf r om ourus e , i sv er ys i mi l a rt ot het y r - 5)Whatar me n t s t h r o u g h t h e g r o u p ? a nnyOurF oundi ngF a t her swr ot et heCons t i t ut i ona nd Bi l lofRi ght st oa v oi d.As s etF or f ei t ur eoc c ur r edi nt he effMa z i ns k ey’ sr el ea s ea ndhi snewl yr ef oundf r eedom ea r l yda y sbyGr ea tBr i t a i nt r oopst a k i ngc ol oni a l hous es J f r o m p r i s o n i s a h u g e a c c o mp l i s h me n t t h a t w e a r e apa r t f r om Amer i c a nsf ort hei rownus ewi t houtduepr oc es s . .T her ea r ema nyr ol est opl a yi nt hi swa ra ndJ eff’ sr ev et ha ts a mepr obl em get t i ngwor s eev er y da y of Weha l e a s e i s a r e s u l t o f a l o t o f h a r d w o r k o f a l o t o f p e o p l e . wi t hAs s etF or f ei t ur e .T hepol i c ea r el i k epi r a t esl ook i ng f ort hei rbount yt os t ea l , t oenr i c ht hems el v es . Wes entoutournews l et t er , “ Pr ohi bi t i onT i mes ” ,a ndJ eff r e p l i e d . I t c a n b e t h a t s i mp l e . It r yt ol etmya ge , educ a t i on, a nde x per i enc ehel pper s ua dei ndi v i dua l s .I ndi tgoodt os l ow downwhenI effs t a r t edc a l l i ngusmor e , a ndhes ugges t edt hepr i s on ha v eques t i oni ngi nwor dsorbodyl a ngua ge .Anyi s s ue J i n t e r v i e w . J e ff o b t a i n e d a p r o mi s e f r o m D e n n i s t o d o a n t heper s onIa mt a l k i ngwi t hha s ,i si mpor t a ntt omeet . i npr i s oni nt er v i ew” ,s ot henDenni sha dt o gur eout J us tl i k ewi t hs a l es , wec a nus eobj ec t i onsa soppor t uni -“ h o w t o d o i t a n d k e e p h i s p r o mi s e w i t h J e ff . J e ff w a st he t i est odi s c us sa not herpoi nt . i ns pi r a t i onf ort he“ i npr i s oni nt er v i ews ” , Al mos tev er y onewec omea c r os sneedss omebet t eri nnt er a c t i onwi t hPOW’ s , i nc l udi ngi nt er v i ews , t her ea c t i on f or ma t i ona ndeduc a t i ona boutCa nna bi sa ndt hel a ws ,I f r om t he c r owd a nd t he or ga ni z er s oft he S ea t t l e t ha nwha tt heyha v ebeene x pos edt o. Hempf es t , a ndot herev ent s ’ s t a ff, t her ec ogni t i onoft he publ i ca ndt hemov er sa nds ha k er si nt hi si ndus t r y ,t ha t I na ddi t i ons omemor et a l k i ngpoi nt sa r e: t hi si saneeda ndv oi dt ha tmus tbe l l edi senc our a gi ng T hec os tt ot het a x pa y er , a ndmot i v a t i ngf orus . T hei ndus t r i a l pr i s onc ompl e xa ndpr i v a t i z a t i on, T hehy poc r i s yoft hegov er nment , ons i s t ent l yha v epr i s oner sc omi ngt ous , e x pl a i ni ng Wec T hec or r upt i onoft hej udi c i a l s y s t em, how a na l l egedl ynonpr o ti nt hi ss ec t orha smi s l ea d L a c kofr ul esa nds t a nda r dsf orCon dent i a l I nf or ma nt sa nd/ orc os tt hem ec onomi c a l l y .Weputahuma nf a c eon T hea bi l i t yoft heGov er nmentt oc onv i c ti ndi v i dua l st hes ef ol k sa nds howt ha tt heyc oul ds oof t enbeourne x t a ndt a k epr oper t ywi t houta c t ua lev i denc ei nwha ta r e doornei ghbora ndbus i nes sowner . c a l l ed“ Ghos tCa s es ” t ha tc a nbeba s edonl yonl i es , a nd lt heot herc ons t i t ut i ona li s s ues , i nc l udi ng2nd, 4t h, Coul Al dyoudes c r i beyourwor kwi t ht heJ effMi z ans key 5t h,a nd10t hAmendmentr i ght sofi ndi v i dua l si nt hi sc as e? c ount r y . . hear dAdel abr oughthi mf oodonhi sbi r t hday . Coul d I I ti si mpor t a ntt ol etpa t i ent sk nowt ha tt heys houl dnot yougi veusexampl esofs i mi l art hi ngsyoudof orpr i s f eelgui l tf orus i ngCa nna bi s .Iur get hem t or ec ogni z e oner s ? a ndnott obuyi nt opr opa ga ndaf r om bi gpha r ma . I t a l kwi t ht hes y mpa t het i cs uppor t i v eper s onmor e

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pr i s onera tat i me , s oonc ey oua r eonapr i s oner ' sl i s t , y ou 7)I st her eac ommonmi s c onc ept i onaboutt hewor k c a n’ tbeona ny oneel s e' si nt ha ts t a t e , a ndwe ’ r ehuma n t hatyoudo? wi t hgeogr a phi cl i mi t a t i ons . et hi nkwea r eper s ona l l ypr ot i ngf r omoura dv oc a Peopl ous eet hel i nkbet weent heneedt ha twes pot t ed c ya nda c t i v i s m, l i k et heys eewi t hot her s .S ur ewewa ntt o Doy a ndt hegr owt hpl a nwes eef orr el i eft ot hePOW420’ s ? ba l a nc eourbudget , butt her e ’ sanega t i v ec a s h owher e . Weha v ef or medabus i nes st ha ti sl i c ens edt opubl i s hi n- T he money f ort hi s oper a t i on c omes f r om Denni s ’ t er v i ews .T hus , wec a ni nt er v i ewmor et ha nonepr i s oner Ret i r ement .Wea r ev er yc l ea rt ha ta ny onet ha twa nt st o i nas t a t e ,unl i k ea ni ndi v i dua li nc l udi ngus ,i sl i mi t edt o gi v edi r ec t l yt ot hePOW420’ ss houl ddot ha t .Wedon’ t onepr i s onert ov i s i t . wa ntt obemi ddl emen, wewa ntbenet s , r i ght s , a ndf r eedom f orpr i s oner s( notus ) . Weha v ebui l tt hemode ,weha v et es t edi t ,a ndwea r e nowr ea dyf orv ol unt eer st ohel pushel pt heP0W420’ si n wa y swehel pedJ effa ndmor e .Wea r es oe x c i t ed.I t ’ sl i k e t hebi r t hofa2ndba by .We ewt he r s tonewi t hdr a f t s byt hes ea tofourpa nt sa ndl ov e , a ndnowwea r ea ddi ng dupl i c a t i onofoure x per i enc et oa ny onet ha twa nt st o hel p.

Wec oul ddoal otmor e , a ndf r a nk l ya r egoi ngt odoal ot nowt ha tweha v eourmodel t ha ts pec i a l i z esonCa nna bi s Pr i s oner s , .Wea r er ec ei v i ngpos i t i v er es pons esf r om a l l ov ert heCa nna bi sc ommuni t y .ea r er ea dyt ol oc ka nd l oa da nda r ec a mpa i gni ngt oeduc a t et hegener a lpubl i c a bouta l l t hedy na mi c sa ndf r eedom t ha ta r ea ts t a k eher e .

i ev ewema k eas i gnic a nti mpa c twher ea c t i v i s t s 8) Whathasyourr ec ept i onbeenl i ke?Doyouf eel s upWebel ha v eunf or t una t el ymi s s edt heboa tt ot hi spoi nt . S omeof por t ed? t heot her ss eem t oj umpont heba ndwa gonoft hef ew popul a rPOW420’ sa ndr unt hei rownpr ogr a ms .Weha v e Weha ds omea ppr ehens i ont ha tourna mec oul dbedi s a l wa y ss pr ea da nyc ont r i but i onsa r ound,a ndweenc our -l i k edbys omegr oups ,butt ha tdi dn’ toc c ur .T heov er a l l a gef ol k st oc ont r i but edi r ec t l yec onomi c a l l y , i nk i nd, a nd r ec ept i oni shi ghf orouror ga ni z a t i oni nna me , f or m, a nd wi t hc ommuni c a t i ont hr oughl et t er sa ndema i l .T hi si ss o s ubs t a nc e .Al l s or t sof demogr a phi c sa ppr ec i a t et hemes muc hbi ggert ha tei t herAdel s ,Denni sorPOW420.We s a gesa nda c t i onswepr ov i de .Weha v er ec ent l yf ound ha v eahol i s t i cs pi r i t ua l a ppr oa c ha ndl ov ef ort hi s .T hi si st ha ts omeoft hei ns i der st ha ta r et r y i ngt obr i ngi n“ new” s ot r uet ha tev er ymont hwegi v eourt i mea ndDenni sa nd“ ma i ns t r ea m”money ,donotwa ntourmes s a get he t hr owsi na smuc hof hi smont hl yr et i r ementi nc omea she i nv es t or shea r i ngmor ea boutt her i s ka ndl a wst ha ta r e c a nt os uppor tPOW420f ort hee x pens eswei nc ura nd s t i l l t y r a nni c a l l yi npl a c e . dona t i onswema k e . We a r eal ongwa yf r om wher ewewa ntt obe .But , t he 6)Coul dyougi veuss omegr eatexampl esofnonvi o- f a c tof t hi si nt er v i ewbei ngdones howst ha tt her ei sa ni nl entpeopl et hats houl dbet henextJ effMi z ans key ,c r ea s ei ns uppor tf ort hegener a l c a us e .Ourobl i ga t i oni s s omeonewhoac t i vi s t sc anr al l yar ound?Maybeone t oha v et hePOW420’ ss eebenet sl i k et hec ur r entpubl i c . ort woatt hes t at el evel ,andt henoneort woatt he f eder al l evel ? Webel i ev ei nt ot a l Ca nna bi sf r eedom, a nendofpr ohi bi t i on, a ndov er t hr owi ngt het y r a nny .Webel i ev et ha ta ny Wha tdoes“ nonv i ol ent ” mea n?I f aper s ec ut edc i t i z enha st hi ngel s ei sma k ewor kf orl a wy er sa ndwi l lputmor e ahunt i ngwea ponoragi f tofas ma l l c a l i berr ief r om hi s peopl ei npr i s onunt i lwea ddr es sf unda ment a lj us t i c e gr a ndf a t her , doest ha tma k ehi mv i ol ent ?Wer ea l l yneed i s s ues .I ’ ma ga i ns ta nynew l a wt ha tma yt hr ea t enmy t obec a r ef ul ,t heGov er nmentc a nbr a i nwa s husi nt o f r eedom. us i ngc er t a i nwor dsorphr a s est oc onj ur eups omet hi ng t ha ti st ot a l l yha r ml es sa nda c c ept i ngi napea c el ov i ng Wegetgr ea tr ec ept i ona nds uppor twhenwet a l ka bout c ommuni t yt ha thunt sorpr ot ec t si t s el f .Weha v eov er t hes epr obl ems , butwe ’ r eonl yt wopeopl e .I tha st a k en 350peopl es of a ronourda t a ba s e .Al mos ta l l a r enonv i ousal otofy ea r sofdedi c a t i ona ndf ol l owi ngourgutf eel l ent ,bya ny one ’ ss t a nda r ds . Rememberwe ’ r et a l k i ng i nga ndbel i ef st ha twebot hha v ea boutourr i ght sa s Ca nna bi s , nota l c ohol .T hes ef ol k sa r epr et t yc ool i nal ot huma nsa ndc i t i z ensoft heU. S . f orust oz er oi nont he ofwa y s , a c t ua l l y .

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pr obl em, a ndhowt hegov er nmentha sdec l a r edt hewa r ,Y es , t ha nky ouf ora s k i ngt hi sques t i ona l ongwi t ht he r s t oper a t edt hewa r , a ndi nf a c tc onc ea l edt het r uewa r . 10t ha twer ev er yt hought f ul . Anys hi f t si nopi ni ons ?

J ur ynul l ic a t i on.E v er ys t a t e , e x c eptNewHa mps hi r eout l a wst hej udge ,c our t ,a nd a t t or ney sf r om t el l i ngy ou boutt hi sj ur or ’ sr i ghta ndobl i ga t i ont o nda ny one i ev et ha topi ni onsi nea c hs t a t ea ndt hi sc ount r ya Webel c h a r g e d w i t h a b a d l a w i n n o c e n t . a r es hi f t i ngev er yda yl i k eahugec r y s t a l gl a c i er .T hepr obl em i st hepol i t i c i a nsa r es hi t t i nga l l ov eri t , i na na t t empt i ev ei nt heU. S . a ndea c hs t a t e ’ sCons t i t ut i on, t ha t ’ s t ogett hei rdi gsi n.Wenows eemor emoneya ndc a pi t a l - Webel tt hi s , a ndourc ount r y , a r ea l l a bout .Wes eet y r a nny i s t sc omi ngi n.T hees s ent i a l ques t i onher ei st ot a l l ya bout wha ppl i edf or unj us tr ea s onsi nma nywa y sf or not r uea ppa r f r eedom.Qui t ef r a nk l y , ea c hda y , a smor epeopl er ea l i z e a entr ea s on,ot hert ha naba dhuma nt r a i tt ha twemus t t hel a c ka ndt hel os toff r eedom, wega i naf oot hol d. r es i s t . T hei s s uei snothowmuc hmoneyc a nCa nna bi sgener a t e , butwha tc a nCa nna bi ss a v eusi nt a xdol l a r swa s t edoni n- Anot hergoode x a mpl ei sa s s etf or f ei t ur e . T heya r et a k i ng effic i entdr ugpol i c y ,pr i s ons ,pol i c e ,DE A,mi l i t a r y ,s her - pr oper t y , a nda s k i ngques t i onsl a t er . i ffs ,pr os ec ut or sonl ev el sofgov er nment ,mi s c el l a neous s oc i et a l pr obl emsc a us edbyWa r , et c . , a l ongwi t hhowc a n Any onec a nc ont a c tusper s ona l l ya ndwec a nt a l ka ny i thel pa samedi c i nea nda sas a f ewa yt or el a x .T hepubl i ct i me .Ourt el ephonenumberi s( 619)6633145, a ndour i sbegi nni ngt or ec ogni z et hi s , butouroffic i a l sha v et hei r ema i la ddr es s esa r e adel a. pow420@gmai l . c om a nd i v a t ei nt er es t si nt hei rmi ndswi t ht hei rhea dsa l s os t uc k denni pr s b. pow420@gmai l . c om. i nt hes a nd. otofwor k , bec a us eoft hej oya ndpos i t i v est ha t Wedoal Al s oweneedt oboot s t r a pt r uef r eedom, byr el ea s i ngt he wes ee , buthopef ul l ymor ei mpor t a ntweha v ebec omea POW420’ s c a t a l y s tf ort hea v er a gec i t i z ent os l owdowni nt hei rda i l y s t r uggl esa ndr uba ga i ns tba s i cf r eedoms , ora tl ea s ts ee 9)Whatdoyouhopeul t i mat el yhopet oac c ompl i s h t her ub. t hr oughyourwor kwi t hPOW 420? E ndi ngPr ohi bi t i on, a ndt her el ea s ea ndf r eedomof a l l t he POW420’ sa ndt hei rf a mi l i es . 10)Howc anpeopl egeti nvol ved?Howc ant heymake ani mpac t ? Got oPOW420. c om Pi c kaPOW Wr i t eal et t er i t t l emoneyonaPOW’ sbook s Putal Dona t et oPOW420. c om Chec k“ v ol unt eer ” ont hewebs i t e Under s t a nds omeoft hei s s uea ndt el l af r i end Publ i s hy ourt hought sa boutf r eedom a ndt hi spr obl em ons oc i a l medi a ; behones t , f or t hr i ghta ndl oud. 11)Anyt hi ngIdi dn' tas kt hatyou' dl i kepeopl et o know?

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Moder nc hr oma t ogr a phyi ns t r ument s , l i k et hos e offer edbyShi madz uSc i ent icI ns t r ument s : www. Gr owY our L a b. c om, a r ee x t r emel ya c c ur a t e . T heya r e empl oy edi nma nyes t a bl i s hedi ndus t r i es ,i nc l udi ngc l i ni c a l ,pha r ma c eut i c a l s ,f oods a f et ya ndenv i r onment a lt es t i ngl a bs .T hec ha l l engei npot enc yt es t i ngc omesmor e f r omt hes a mpl epr epa r a t i onpr oc es st ha nt hea na l y t i c a l i ns t r ument a t i on. I not herwor ds , howy ous a mpl ef r om c a nna bi s ower soredi bl es , a ndt hes a mpl epr epa r a t i ont ec h ni quesempl oy edv a r yf r om l a bt ol a ba ndma yha v epr onounc edeffec t sont hepot enc yv a l ues . T her ei sa ni nt ens e needi nt hec a nna bi st es t i ngi ndus t r yt oa gr eeupona nd s t a nda r di z emet hods .

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F or t una t el y ,t her ea r ema nyc ompa ni eswi t ha l onghi s t or yofi mpr ov i ngqua l i t ys a mpl i nga ndpr epa r a t i onpr i ort oc hemi c a l a na l y s i s . Fr i t s c hMi l l i ngandSi z i ng byJ os hCr os s ney , Pr es i dent of CANNCONI nc . ma nuf a c t ur es s a mpl e pr epa r a t i on s ol ut i ons ,i nc l udi ng ( www. c annc on. or g) mi l l i ng, gr i ndi nga ndpa r t i c l es i z er educ t i one x t r a c t i oni ns t r ument s .SPEX Sampl ePr ep pr ov i deshomogeni z er s , T her ei sas c i ent icr ev ol ut i onoc c ur r i ngi nt he gr i nder sa ndc r y ogeni cmi l l st ha tena bl emor er epr oduc c a nna bi swor l d. Whi l emuc hof t hef oc usa tc a nna bi sbus i -i bl ea ndr el i a bl er es ul t s . nes st r a des howsha sc ent er eda r oundc ov et ed( a nde x pens i v e) gr owoper a t i ona nddi s pens a r yl i c ens es , ac a s tof T hes epr ea na l y t i c a l s t epsa r ec r i t i c a l t oobt a i ni ng c hemi s t sa nda s s oc i a t ed, i nnov a t i v ec ha r a c t er sha v epi o- a c c ur a t ec a nna bi noi dl ev el s . T a k e ,f ore x a mpl e ,a nedi bl e neer edanew c ot t a gei ndus t r yc a l l edc a nna bi st es t i ng. l i k eagummibea r .T hi ss a mpl ec a nbepr epa r edwi t ha Wha t , e x a c t l y , i sc a nna bi st es t i ng, a ndwhyha si tbec ome c r y ogeni cf r eez er , whi c hc r y of r eez est hegummi bea r sa nd s uc hac r i t i c a lc omponenti nt hec a nna bi swor l d?Mor et henpul v er i z est hemi nt oa nepowder . T hi s nel ygr ound, i mpor t a nt , i sc a nna bi st es t i ngt hei dea l oppor t uni t yf or homogenouss a mpl epr ov i desamuc hmor euni f or ma nd y out oj oi ni nt ot hec a nna bi sr ev ol ut i on? a c c ur a t es a mpl ef ora na l y t i c a l a na l y s i s .

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S pe xS ampl e P r e pF r e e z e r / Mi l l ™i mpr ov e s s ampl i ngac c ur ac yf or c annabi se di bl e s . Vi s i t ht t p: / / www. s pe x s ampl e pr e p. c om/ c annabi s f or mor ei nf or mat i on.

I na ddi t i ont opot enc yt es t i ng,t her ei sav i t a l needt oens ur et ha tc a nna bi spr oduc t sa r ef r eef r om c ont a mi na nt s , s uc ha spes t i c i des , r es i dua ls ol v ent s , mi c r oor ga ni s ms , my c ot ox i ns , aa t ox i nsa ndhea v ymet a l s . Ac l os e a l l i a nc ewi t hc ompa ni esl i k eRESTEKa ndUCTc a nbenet ac a nna bi sl a bt r emendous l y . RE S T E Kc a na s s i s twi t hc hr oma t ogr a phi cs epa r a t i onsa nds t a nda r ds ,a ndUCToffer s uni ques a mpl epr epa r a t i on, s uc ha sQuE ChE RSk i t s( a na c r ony mf orQui c k , E a s y , Chea p, E ffic i ent , Ruggeda ndS a f e) . I ns t r ument sr a ngi ngf r om a na l y t i c a lba l a nc est ot r i pl e qua dr upol ema s ss pec t r omet er sa r eempl oy edi nc a nna bi st es t i ngl a bs .T hegoodnewsi st ha ti ns t r umenta nd s a mpl epr epc ompa ni esl i k eS hi ma dz u, F r i t s c h, S PE XS a mpl ePr ep, RE S T E Ka ndUCTa r eea gert oa s s i s tc a nna bi st es t i ngl a bswi t hi mpr ov i ngs a mpl epr epa r a t i ont ec hni ques a ndmet hods . Ca nna bi st es t i ngi ses s ent i a l t oens ur et ha ta c c ur a t el yl a bel ed,s a f epr oduc t sa r ema k i ngi tt odi s pens a r y s hel v es , a ndul t i ma t el yi nt opa t i ent sha nds . T hi sneedbec omesi nc r ea s i ngl yi mpor t a nti nt hec a s eofmedi c a l c a nna bi s pa t i ent s ,who ma y be i mmunoc ompr omi s ed, pa i nr i ddenors uffer i ngf r om di s ea s es y mpt oms .Mor eov er , t hee x t r a c t i onofc a nna bi soi l sf r om owerpr oduc t s c onc ent r a t esmor et ha nj us tc a nna bi noi ds .I fpes t i c i des , hea v ymet a l s ,et c . ,a r epr es ent ,t heyt oowi l lbec onc ent r a t ed, c r ea t i nge x t r emeda ngerf ort hes emedi c a l c a nna bi spa t i ent s . CANNCONI nc . , anonpr o tor ga ni z a t i ondev ot edt oi mpr ov i ngc a nna bi ss c i enc eha semer gedt opul l t oget heri ndus t r ye x per t s ,c a nna bi st es t i ngl a bs ,r es ea r c her sa ndev enmedi c a lc a r egi v er s .I na ddi t i ont oamember f oc us ed webs i t e ( www. c a nnc on. or g) , CANNCON hos t sa na nnua lCa nna bi sS c i enc eConf er enc e( S ept ember ,2016i nPor t l a nd,Or egon)wi t hc a nna bi sk ey not es pr es ent a t i ons ,r oundt a bl edi s c us s i onsa nde x hi bi t s .Our goa l i st oi mpa c tc a nna bi ss c i enc ea ndi mpr ov ec a nna bi s t es t i ngmov i ngf or wa r d. I na ddi t i ont os c i ent i s t sa ndmedi c a l c a r egi v er s , CANNCONI nc . ha sa ma s s edaf ol l owi ngof gr ower s , ma nuf a c t ur er sa ndev endi s pens a r yowner st ha t a r ei nt er es t edi nhel pi ngmov ec a nna bi ss c i enc ef or wa r d

Onea ddi t i ont ha tma k esCANNCONI nc . ’ sCa nna bi sS c i enc eConf er enc et r ul yuni quei sour“ CANNA BOOTCAMP” , whi c ha l l owsa t t endeesaha nds onoppor t uni t yt ov i s i tabi omedi c a lf a r ma ndedi bl ema nuf a c t ur i ngs i t e . At t endeesc a nl ea r nmor ea bouts a mpl epr epa r a t i ona ndt hea na l y t i c a l t es t i ngpr oc es s . T heyc a nev enr un aHPL Ca ndgener a t eapot enc yr epor t . T hi sCANNABOO CAMPwoul dnotbepos s i bl ewi t houtt hes uppor tof pa r t ner sl i k eGI Gr owa ndS hi ma dz u. I napr ot dr i v eni ndus t r ydomi na t edbyqua nt i t ya ndnotqua l i t y , i ti sr ef r es hi ngt os eec a nna bus i nes s es l i k eCa nna Ki dsa ndGIGr ow f oc us edons a f era ndmor e na t ur a lmedi c a lc a nna bi spr oduc t sa ndt a r get edt r ea t ment s

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s ol v ent sa ndmi c r obi ol ogi c a l sa r ea bs entf r om ourc a nna bi soi l sa l l owsust opr ov i deourpa t i ent swi t hmedi c i newe c a ns t a ndbehi nd, a ndk nowl edget ha twec a nus et oc ont i nuet oev ol v eouroi l l i ne . "

f r om s t a t et os t a t e . Ma nyi ns t r umentma nuf a c t ur er soffer l ea s i nga ndt r a i ni ngpr ogr a mst ha thel pi nt er es t edpa r t i es gets t a r t edi nt hec a nna bi st es t i ngl a bdev el opmentpr oc es s . Cont r a r yt opopul a rbel i ef , onedoesnotneedt obe aPhDs c i ent i s ti nor dert ooper a t eac a nna bi sl a b. Ca nna T hi sf oc usonc a nna bi st es t i nga ndt hedev el op- bi st es t i ng i smor er el a t i ons hi pbui l di ng a nd bus i nes s ment of s a f er e x t r a c t i on pr oc edur es a nd c ont a mi - t ha nr es ea r c hs c i enc e . na nt f r eec a nna bi spr oduc t si sa l s obei nga dopt edbybi oT ol ea r nmor ea boutc a nna bi st es t i nga ndj oi n medi c a l f a r ms . G. I . Gr ow( www. GI Gr ow. us ) , as ma l l ba t c h, hi sc a nna bi ss c i enc er ev ol ut i on, pl ea s ec ons i dera t t ends pec i a l t ymedi c a l dev el opmentf a r mwi t ha nempha s i son t ngCANNCONI nc . ’ sCa nna bi sS c i enc eConf er enc e . T r a c y whol epl a nts y ner gi s t i cmedi c i na lbenec i a leffec t sof i a n( Ca nna Ki ds ) i soneof t hek ey not es pea k er s , a ndnov c a nna bi s ,a bi desbyt heOr egonMedi c a lMa r i j ua naPr Ry gr a m( OMMP)r ul esa ndr egul a t i ons . KenKov a s hf a v or sa i c esi nt er es t edi nl ea r ni ngmor ea boutc a nna bi ss c i enc e s ma l l ba t c h, s el ec t i v epr oc es st ha tpr ov i desr i c hdi v er s i t y a r ewel c ome . a nda l l owst hei r ower st ogr ow i nt opeekma t ur i t y ,ens ur i ngma x i mum pot enc ya ndpur i t y .GIGr ow s t r i v est o Vi s i twww. c annc on. or gt ol ea r nmor ea boutour f os t eraf a r mera ndc ons umerr el a t i ons hi pt ot a i l ora nd or ga ni z a t i on, or pr ov i det hebes te x per i enc epos s i bl e .GIGr ow wor k s www. Cannabi s Sc i enc eConf er enc e. c om c l os el ywi t hS hi ma dz u,RE S T E Ka ndl oc a lt es t i ngl a bst o f ormor ei nf or ma t i ononoura nnua l c onf er enc e . ens ur et ha tpot enc y ,t er penea ndc ont a mi na ntpr ol i ng a r eper f or medona l lower sa ndc onc ent r a t es .

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F ort her ea deroutt her et ha twoul dl i k et ogeti nv ol v ed i nt hec a nna bi si ndus t r y ,c a nna bi st es t i ngr epr es ent sauni queoppor t uni t y . Ca nna bi st es t i ngl a bor a t or i espr ov i deav er yi mpor t a nts er v i c ea ndhel ps a f erpr oduc t sr ea c ht heha ndsofc a nna bi sc ons umer s .L a bsmus t meetc er t a i na c c r edi t a t i onc r i t er i ai nor dert obec er t ied a sac a nna bi st es t i ngl a b. I ngener a l , t hes et es t i ngl a bc t er i aa r ef a i r l ys t r a i ght f or wa r d, a l t houghr egul a t i onsv a r y

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Gr ea tf orahomes t y l es ha r i nga ppet i z er , ory ouc a n a dds omeofy ourf a v or i t es l i c edpr os c i ut t o, ba l s a mi c r educ t i ona ndma k ei tadi s h! 4F r es hApr i c ot s( orPea c hes ) 1CupWhol eMi l k ½CupHea v yCr ea m 3T bsL emonJ ui c e T oT a s t eS a l t bsOl i v eOi l t obr us hont heha l v esof 1T Apr i c ot / Pea c hes 1T bs( Perha l f ) T heHer ba l Chef ’ sL emonHa z e Vi na i gr et t e S pec i a l E qui pment : -Chees ec l ot hora nemes hs t r a i ner( c hees ec l ot hpr ef er r ed) -Gr i l l i ngt hewhol emi l ka ndhea v yc r ea mt oaboi l , t ur noff Br t hehea ta nda ddt hel emonj ui c e .S t i rwi t has pa t ul a unt i l y ous eet hec ur dss epa r a t ef r om t hewhey . Putt he c hees ec l ot honabowl oraba nema r i e( y ouc a nus e a ny t hi ngt ha tha sadeepwel l ) a nds ec ur et hec hees ec l ot hwi t har ubber ba ndort i ghts t r i ngs oi tdoes n’ t s l i pwheny oupourt hec ur dsi n.E mpt yt hewhey l i qui df r om under nea t ha ndt henl ets t r a i nf or3mi nut esbef or eempt y i ngt hec l ot hi nt oagl a s sbowl .F ol d i ns a l tunt i l y ouha v ey ourdes i r edt a s t e , t hi si ss uc ha Putt hea pr i c otdownwi t hahea pi ngs poonf ul ofr i c ot t a l i ght , f r es hmi x t ur e , I woul dc a ut i onus i ngmor et ha n a nds poonov erat a bl es poonofT heHer ba l Chef ’ s 1. 5t s p. Puti nt hef r i dget oc ool whi l ey ougr i l l t hea pr i L emonHa z eVi na i gr et t ea ndenj oy ! c ot s .I fy oul i k et hi ngsal i t t l es weet er , y ouc a na dd powder eds uga rt ot hemi x . “ T ome , l i f ei sabout adv e nt ur eande x pe r i e nc e s . Cutt heApr i c ot si nha l fa ndbr us hwi t hol i v eoi l bef or e put t i ngt hem onahotgr i l l .Don’ tmov et hea pr i c ot a r ounda f t ery ouha v epl a c edi tont hegr i l l , y ouwa nt t hehea tt oc a r a mel i z et hes uga r si nt hea pr i c ot .L ea v e ont hegr i l l f or34mi nut esorunt i l t hea pr i c otc a nbe ea s i l yr emov eda nddoes n’ ts t i c k .

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T heP i nwhe e l ( abov e ) and P i nwhe e l s t ak e st hat ar e s e c ur e di nt ot hes oi l of t hepl ant ( r i ght ) . Ar ms c anbeadde dasne e de d.

T he r s t P i nwhe e l i de awhi c hwasr udi me nt ar yandwhat S c ot t r e f e r st oas “ ahugec onf us i ngme s s ” .

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