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In your opinion, what methods and practices are best for conducting "decarboxylation" on Cannabis?

The "decarb" process transforms the active ingredient of Cannabis, THC-A, into THC. There are a number of benefits which are highlighted here.

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Decarboxylation is a chemical reaction that removes a carboxyl group and releases carbon dioxide (CO2). Usually, decarboxylation refers to a reaction of carboxylic acids, removing a carbon atom from a carbon chain. The reverse process, which is the first chemical step in photosynthesis, is called carboxylation, the addition of CO2 to a compound.

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*Total Potential THC = THCA x .87 + THC. When THCA converts to THC the acid molecule (carboxyl group) is released, reducing the total molecule weight by 13%. Thus, you can get the full potential THC with precision decarboxylation. 

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