On May 18th, 2016, MCR Labs hosted an event dedicated to the science and nuances of decarboxylation. We invited members of the local cannabis community, and experts on decarboxylation to discuss and demonstrate what works, and what doesn’t, when converting THCa into THC.

Michael Kahn answering questions on decarboxylation


Experts included:
Jon Wani, resident expert on cannabis
Shanel Lindsay, Founder and President of Ardent
Michael Kahn, Founder and President of MCR Labs


Shanel Lindsay’s slides can be found here.
Michael Kahn’s slides can be found here.
Jon Wani’s decaboxylation experiment results can be found here:
Concentrate before decarboxylation
Concentrate headed on ‘cooler plate‘ (at around 270 degrees)
Concentrate headed on ‘hotter plate‘ (at around 270 degrees)

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April’s Cannabis Talk can be found here: TerpTalk.