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Don’t Let Your CBD Processor Torch the Terps!

Don’t Let Your CBD Processor Torch the Terps! Have you ever wondered what makes fruits, flowers, and spices smell so pleasant? And what about a strain of hemp which has all the complexity of the bouquet of fine wine? Terps! or more formally known as terpenes and terpenoids are responsible for the aromatics. But

By |2019-10-02T12:15:23-07:00June 26th, 2019|Press|

Should we give the FDA a Break?

Plant Medicine and CBD Doesn’t Quite Fit Their Standard Operating Procedure The randomized, double-blind controlled studies that became standard in the 1950s for drug clinical trials are not well suited for multi-compound natural products because having more than one bioactive phytocompound exponentially increases the variables that need to be controlled. In fact, the FDA

By |2019-08-19T14:01:41-07:00June 26th, 2019|PPM News|

Hemp Family Tree and Cannamimetics

Hemp Family Tree and Cannamimetics Cannamimetics simply means following Mother Nature’s lead. It is well known and extensively researched that during a hemp plant’s growth, various enzymatic, oxidation, photochemical and other bioprocesses produce cannabinoids and other bioactive compounds, transforming them during the course of the plant’s growth cycle. At harvest there are well over

By |2019-08-19T13:53:11-07:00June 20th, 2019|PPM News|

Greetings from Precision Plant Molecules (PPM)

Greetings from Precision Plant Molecules (PPM) We are introducing PPM, a science-based, non-psychotropic cannabinoids processor and supplier, serving the most exacting consumer products companies worldwide as a trusted supply chain partner. PPM’s proprietary hemp extraction, refinement, purification technologies, and its state-of-the-art analytical testing and R&D lab instrumentation ensure its products are consistent. We are

By |2019-08-19T13:47:47-07:00June 5th, 2019|PPM News|

Using Colorimetric Sensor Arrays for Cannabinoid Detection

Using Colorimetric Sensor Arrays for Cannabinoid Detection A novel method for analyte detection shows promising applications for both cannabis and hemp markets. Colorimetric analysis has been a popular technique within the field of chemistry, specifically for measuring the concentration of compounds within a solution. The concept is simple: a light source at a specific

By |2019-10-02T12:15:48-07:00June 3rd, 2019|Press|

PPM: Tailoring Cannabis to Create Medicine for the Masses

Cannabis is a plant that remains largely stigmatised, along with people who consume or condone it. However, Dr Andrea Holmes and her colleagues at Precision Plant Molecules are revealing the numerous hidden benefits of cannabis, when processed with precision. This Colorado-based company is using advanced chemical and analytical techniques to isolate naturally produced medicinal compounds and

By |2019-10-02T12:16:06-07:00May 22nd, 2019|Press|

From Testing For Chemical Weapons To Pain Relief With CBD. Andrea Holmes Shares Her Story

In this episode Andrea Holmes shares her journey from creating an app for testing for chemicals to now working with a start up delivering pain relief through CBD. Resources mentioned: https://precisionplantmolecules.com/ https://www.32auctions.com/organizations/48054/auctions/63529/auction_items/1760184 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6065210/pdf/fvets-05-00165.pdf https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Alexandra_Sulcova/publication/299386451_The_use_of_cannabinoids_in_animals_and_therapeutic_implications_for_veterinary_medicine_A_review/links/5721c02708aea92aff8b32fd/The-use-of-cannabinoids-in-animals-and-therapeutic-implications-for-veterinary-medicine-A-review.pdf https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6338022/pdf/fvets-05-00338.pdf

By |2019-10-02T12:16:16-07:00May 5th, 2019|Press|

Finally! Democrats and Republicans Agree on Something . . . CBD

Top 10 Reasons Why The Red and Blue are Pro-CBD (and CBG, CBN, CBC) #10 The opioid crisis needs new pathways to decrease its tragic human consequences. CBD appears to be one such approach. #9 Pain hurts. Less pain is better. No one wants to be chronically inflamed. Is anyone in disagreement on these

By |2019-08-19T13:25:35-07:00May 3rd, 2019|PPM News|

Garbage In, Garbage CBD Out

Dirty CBD: Dirty, Dangerous and Dozens of Them Pesticides, Heavy Metals, Residual Solvents, Mycotoxins, Yeasts, Molds, E.Coli and Salmonella Great care and expertise (and of course accurate testing) from the field to the final CBD formulation must be taken by farmer and processor alike to ensure a safe and efficacious CBD consumer experience. Whether

By |2019-08-19T13:15:10-07:00March 29th, 2019|PPM News|

The Three Basics of a Trusted, Reliable, Consistent and Superior Quality Supply Chain Partner

The Three Basics of a Trusted, Reliable, Consistent and Superior Quality Supply Chain Partner Is your CBD processor compliant with regulatory bodies? Do they document and verify all product and source materials? Do they prioritize their consumers, and thus, value safety above all else? Here are three basics that all processors should be adhering

By |2019-08-19T13:04:10-07:00March 10th, 2019|PPM News|
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