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3rd Annual Cannabis Conference Blog Cover

3rd Annual Cannabis Conference

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Kazmira is excited to attend the 2020 Boston Cannabis Conference, hosted by Cowen. The virtual conference will take place Nov. 30th - Dec. 2nd.
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The CBD Industry During COVID-19

The cannabinoid and hemp industries have not been left out from the impacts of COVID-19, and it has proven to be a pivotal moment for the vast majority of companies.
White Paper: Crude CBD Oil vs. Purified Broad Spectrum CBD Oil

White Paper: Crude VS. Purified CBD Oil

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A research based approach to comparing the safety and quality of Crude CBD Oils and Purified CBD Oils. Download PDF.
Vegan Softgels How Are They Made

Vegan Softgels: How Are They Made?

Tapioca starch softgel capsules can serve as an alternative to gelatin or carrageenan capsules. Read our newest article to learn more about the different types of softgel capsules.

Can I Trust Certificates Of Analysis (COAs)?

One of the largest questions facing consumers in the CBD industry today is ‘How do I know if my CBD product is real, reliable and safe?’’
What is the Difference Between White Label and Private Label Products?

White Label VS. Private Label Products

White label products are generic, while private label products are customizable. Read our article to learn more about the difference between the two terms.
What does THC-Free CBD Oil mean exactly and how some tinctures may actually have more THC than a marijuana joint?

Defining THC-Free CBD Oil

Its important customers understand THC free is prone to being a misnomer. Thc-free, zero thc, and non-detect THC don't mean the same thing. “Zero of anything in a botanical extract is impossible. Non-detect is a more accurate term.”
Know Your CBD Manufacturer

Know Your CBD Manufacturer

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We want to help arm the CBD industry to help buyers of CBD product and make sure that they are dealing with actual CBD manufacturers.
Pesticides in CBD Oil: Why Dilution is a Bad Idea

Pesticides in CBD Oil: Why Dilution is a Bad Idea

Dilution is a hot topic within the CBD industry. And while it is sometimes used to create products with varying potency, other times it is used to make oils comply with the law.
What is Dilution? Learn Why Some CBD Manufacturers Dilute Their Oils.

What is Dilution? What Does It Have to Do With CBD?

Some CBD manufacturers and formulators use dilution to lower the THC concentration of their oils to be compliant with the law. Read why THC-Free products don't need to be diluted.
Pesticides in CBD Oil: Why Dilution is a Bad Idea

CBD and Professional Athletes

CBD is becoming increasingly popular in the United States, and with the recent changes to its prohibition status in sports, athletes are beginning to speak out about their use of CBD as well as invest in the industry.
Mislabeled CBD Products

Mislabeled CBD Products

Many CBD products on the market today are mislabeled, tricking consumers into buying low quality products. Make sure to purchase from a trusted manufacturer with a Certificate of Analysis that is up to date.
Is THCV Psychoactive?

Is THCV Psychoactive?

THCV does have a psychoactive effect on humans, but not in the same way as THC. Detailed research in humans has never been conducted and is clearly needed. It is difficult to determine what exactly the psychoactive effects unique to THCV are.
During a presentation at MjBizCon 2018, Dr. Sharma shared six lessons that processors and manufacturers of CBD products should know from her past experience in purification and current role deep inside the manufacturing and processing side of CBD.

6 Lessons for CBD Processors and Manufacturers

During a presentation at MjBizCon 2018, Dr. Sharma shared six lessons that processors and manufacturers of CBD products should know from her past experience in purification and current role deep inside the manufacturing and processing side of CBD.
During a presentation at MjBizCon 2018, Dr. Sharma shared six lessons that processors and manufacturers of CBD products should know from her past experience in purification and current role deep inside the manufacturing and processing side of CBD.

How to Read a Certificate of Analysis (COA)?

A certificate of analysis provides transparency for consumers, giving a detailed profile of cannabinoids & their potency within manufactured CBD products.
How to Read Certificate of Analysis of Industrial Hemp Derived Products?

Phytoremediation: Hemp Absorbs Contaminants

Hemp has the ability to extract heavy metals and pollutants from soil. After storing the contaminants, the plant material can be removed and used to create energy, making it sustainable for phytoremediation.

Why Bioavailability Matters for CBD

The bioavailability of CBD determines the amount of CBD absorbed effectively into the bloodstream. Oral consumption, the most common way to use CBD, actually has the lowest bioavailability.

Beyond THC & CBD

There are dozens of cannabinoids in hemp extracts beyond the well known CBD and THC. Learn about what CBG, CBN, CBC, and THCA are and how they contribute to the effects of full spectrum CBD oils.

What is the Endocannabinoid System?

A biological system in our bodies named after cannabis. The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is a regulatory system found in all vertebrate species, including humans, that serves to maintain homeostasis.

What is Industrial Hemp?

Hemp, the variant of cannabis containing high CBD and low THC, is grown on a large scale for use as raw material or as an agricultural product. It is said to have over 25,000 uses.
Does CBD Convert to THC in the Body

Does CBD Convert to THC in the Body?

There are no known enzymes in humans that can perform the transformation of CBD into THC. Research in human and animal subjects has repeatedly contradicted the claim that CBD can or will convert to THC under acidic stomach conditions.
Methods of Consumption for CBD

Methods of Consumption and CBD Oil Uses

There are various methods of consumption and uses of CBD oil which includes Oral Consumption, Tincture Consumption, Smoking/Inhaling, and more.
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What are Terpenes?

Terpenes are hydrocarbon molecules which are found in all plants. They have a 5 carbon base, many of which have 10, 15, or more carbons, making them a very diverse and large class of biologically active molecules.