Now that politicians and the public are taking a more objective look at cannabis, the legal history of the plant and how it ended up in the category of drugs deemed most dangerous by the federal government (Schedule I) has gained new popularity. This blog is devoted to the history of hemp prohibition, although the… Read More
There are many steps to processing hemp into a consumer-level product. One of the most critical, in terms of making a clean product, is winterization. No, this isn’t what your dad does to the lawnmower every fall. Winterization is a process that removes undesirable elements extracted from hemp, for example, fats, waxes, and lipids leaving… Read More
What Is CO2 Extraction and How Does It Work? Supercritical CO2 extraction might sound like it came out of a Tom Clancy novel, but it has more to do with cannabis than with Cold War espionage. If you have ever used a vaporizer pen, salve, cannabis-infused edibles, or drinkable elixir, there is a good chance… Read More
WHAT IS INDUSTRIAL HEMP? Industrial hemp is a variety of Cannabis that does not contain more than 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) on a dry weight basis. Due to its low concentration of THC, industrial hemp does not have the psychoactive properties that are associated with marijuana and does not intoxicate the user. Cannabidiol (CBD) is one… Read More
Today, Extract Labs is a national CBD brand with operations in Colorado and Kentucky. But the company got its start in a humble garage, the pet project of founder and CEO Craig Henderson.
My name is Shelby, and I am one of many lives impacted by CBD. CBD allows me to live a normal life, have a job that I love, and not allow my illnesses to define me. CBD can help with many medical illnesses such as epilepsy, anxiety, depression, and chronic pain.
It’s an amazing sight to see so many of our nation’s veterans entering the cannabis movement. At the 2018 World Cannabis Conference in Pittsburgh, Jose Belen presented a tragic statistic. He said that over 2,000 veterans each year commit suicide. I think it’s apparent why this happens.
Craig Henderson started Extract Labs, a Boulder, Colorado-based company offering cannabidiol-infused products, in the garage of his home in December 2016.