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Cooking with CBD

The popularity of CBD has quickly grown, and not only among youth; the popularity of CBD for seniors is also growing. 

Seniors tend to be more uncomfortable with vaping or smoking CBD, but are often open to ingesting it orally. Fortunately, you can easily cook with CBD.  

What you need to know about cooking with CBD.

How to cook with CBD depends on the product you’re starting with. Are you starting with dry hemp flower? Or are you starting with an already infused hemp oil or butter? 

If you’re using CBD oil, then you can go straight to cooking. You 

If, however, you’re using dry flower, you’ll need to complete a few steps first, including the most important step: decarboxylation. 

What is Decarboxylation? 

Decarboxylation is a chemical process that causes the acidic form of a molecule to lose a carboxyl group and become a slightly different molecule. CBDA decarboxylates into CBD. THCA decarboxylates into THC. 

Why do We Decarboxylate? 

The hemp plant in its natural state, doesn’t actually contain much CBD. Instead, dry hemp flower contains CBDA. When heated, CBDA converts into CBD. 

The same is true for CBD’s cannabinoid cousin, THC. Natural cannabis flower actually contains low levels of THC. Some cultivars do however contain high levels of THCA. When heated, the THCA converts into THC. 

CBDA and THCA do have some therapeutic value, but when choosing to consume cannabis, most people are looking for CBD or THC.

How To Decarboxylate 

Decarboxylation occurs quickly when smoking hemp flower. Decarboxylation is triggered by the heat of the flame. Additionally, because of the high heat, many cannabinoids are lost or destroyed. This makes smoking a very inefficient method of consuming cannabis. 

However, when you decarb the cannabis by cooking it, you have better control of temperature. This allows for a more efficient use of the plant, which makes it easier to capture more cannabinoids compared to smoking. Ultimately, cooking cannabis is more efficient than smoking. 

Many consumers decarboxylate cannabis in the oven at 240 degrees for 30-40 mins. 

The true perfect oven method has not been determined yet. Recommendations for proper decarbing vary wildly. 

Unfortunately, oven temperatures are notoriously inaccurate so it’s wise to purchase an oven thermometer. Monitoring the oven temperature while cooking, can help ensure an effective decarb. Alternately, there are devices available that allow consumers to decarboxylate their cannabis perfectly at home

Infuse the Oil

After decarbing, you’ll need to infuse the carrier ingredient you plan to cook with.

Cannabinoids are fat-soluble, so high-fat oils and butters will infuse the best. But, you can infuse a wide variety of substances, including milks, cheeses, creams, syrup, and even honey. The processes for these infusions vary.

The most common ingredient to infuse is oil. The amount of oil you’ll need varies depending how much cannabis flower you have. I personally like my oil as potent as possible, so I only add enough oil to cover the flower. 

There are many ways to infuse oil. You can make cannabis oil in a crockpot, a double broiler, or a mason jar in a boiling pot. There are also a variety of devices on the market specifically designed to infuse oil. 


How to Infuse CBD Oil in a Double Broiler

Here’s the process for infusing CBD oil using a double broiler: 

  1. Add oil and decarboxylated cannabis to top pot
  2. Cook over medium for two hours, stirring frequently
  3. Strain oil using cheesecloth or a mesh strainer 

That’s it! Now you have your very own homemade CBD oil, and are ready to cook. 

Challenges of Homemade CBD Oil 

There are some challenges of homemade oil. It’s easy to overcook or undercook. Additionally, because there are multiple steps, it’s easy to make a mistake during the course of either process. . 

Dosing is also a challenge with homemade CBD oil.

If you know the percentage of CBDA in the flower, then you can estimate how much CBD the end product might contain. However, it’s unlikely that 100% of the CBDA will be decarbed into CBD. It’s also unlikely that 100% of the CBD will be infused into the oil. Additionally, different ingredients infuse at different rates.

With homemade CBD oil, it’s very challenging to determine the exact dose and you have to estimate. If instead you choose to purchase a high-quality CBD oil, you will know the exact dose. 

How to Cook with CBD Oil 

You can add CBD oil to almost anything, brownies, pasta, smoothies, coffee. The only thing you want to avoid when cooking with CBD, is high-heat. High heat can destroy the CBD and other cannabinoids. 

Baking with CBD Oil 

CBD’s boiling point is estimated to be between 320 to 356 °F. BUT that doesn’t mean you can’t bake with CBD! 

People often ask if baking with cannabis oil will ruin it because of the high heat of the oven. It does not. It’s perfectly acceptable to bake with cannabis oil. 

Even though the oven temperature is 350 degrees, the inside of the cake never gets that hot. The internal temperature of a fully cooked cake is 210 degrees. 

Other Ways to Cook with CBD Oil 

Frying with cannabis oil is not recommended. If you want to add CBD oil to a sauce, it’s recommended to do so after the sauce has finished cooking. Boiling or sauteing CBD oil, can destroy the CBD. 

However, it’s great to add after it’s done cooking. CBD oil is a great ingredient to mix into smoothies or drizzle over salads. 

How Much to Use 

It’s very important to make sure you don’t consume too much CBD oil. Too much CBD oil can cause discomfort. When planning your infused meal, make sure your portion size correlates with the doses of CBD oil you add. As always talk to your doctor before adding CBD to your wellness routine. 

Conclusion

You can cook with CBD oil and it’s a fairly easy process. You can use dry hemp flower, or skip a few steps and instead use a high-quality brand of CBD oil. You can add CBD oil to almost anything. Just remember to pay close attention to the levels of heat you use in the cooking process. 

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GreenheartCBD Founder Paul Walsh named to the All-Ireland Business All Star List

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Greenheart, the leading licensed Irish sustainable producer, is delighted to announce that company co-founder and visionary Paul Walsh, has received a Thought Leadership award for innovation, technology, and sustainability, from the All-Ireland Business Foundation All-Star Ireland awards.

This prestigious accolade is given to a very small number of leading business innovators and visionaries in Ireland each year. The award follows closely on Greenheart’s own accreditation by the All Ireland Business Foundation. This accreditation is an outstanding achievement and recognizes the hard work and dedication of the Greenheart team in providing the best in class service to all our customers.

Greenheart was founded two years ago in Ashbourne, County Meath, and was formed two years ago by childhood friends Mark Canavan and Paul Walsh. The company produces a full range of sustainable oils – and shortly – edibles and balms for the retail market. Although Greenheart only began selling its oils in January 2020, it already has over 1,500 customers, a customer return rate three times the industry average and over seventy trusted 5-star reviews on its website. 

Before launching Greenheart, Paul and Mark spent years researching extraction methods to produce the most effective agricultural products, for the end consumer with full traceability from seed to shelf. The company is the first sustainable producer in its market to use the full scope of cutting edge technology in its cultivation and production. This includes Big Data, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, and Blockchain technology at each stage of the planting, harvesting, production, and retailing process.

Greenheart Punt Token

The company is launching its own product token on December 1st – the Greenheart Punt – which will trade on the LAToken exchange and allow its stakeholders to access its products at the greatest possible discounts on its new apps platform. 

The Greenheart Punt token is being backed by a real commodity – 1,000 liters of Greenheart’s oil in year 1 (with a retail value of $4 million US dollars) – allowing token holders to redeem their tokens directly for Greenheart oil.
The company also plans to continue deploying pioneering sustainability technology and cold press extraction, while also launching an Innovation Centre to teach farmers and the wilder public about the benefits of growing hemp and sustainable crops in Ireland.


 

Source: Shane Walsh GreenheartCBD.ie

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PAOG CEO Discusses 2020 Progress And PURA Dividend On MoneyTV

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Sandusky, OH – November 25, 2020 – OTC PR WIRE — PAO Group, Inc. (OTC: PAOG) today announced an interview of CEO Jim DiPrima on MoneyTV where Mr. DiPrima discusses the company’s progress in 2020 to include the latest updates on PAOG’s coming one for one dividend of PAOG stock to Puration, Inc. (OTC: PURA) shareholders in conjunction with PAOG’s recent acquisition of PURA’s cannabis cultivation business.

PAOG made two strategic acquisitions this year transitioning the company into the cannabis neurocritical and pharmaceutical markets.  PAOG has recently executed an agreement with a Contract Research Organization (CRO) to advance the company’s hemp derived CBD extract to treat Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) toward an FDA approval.  PAOG is also close to executing a neurocritical development agreement.  In addition to the interview published today, the company anticipates issuing substantial updates on the pharmaceutical and neurocritical developments next week.

MoneyTV is the internationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen, (http://www.moneytv.net), featuring informative interviews with company CEOs and executives, providing insights into their operations and outlooks for their futures. MoneyTV is seen in over 200 million TV households in more than 75 countries.

Free information packages from the featured companies can be requested by sending an email to info@moneytv.net.

The television program can also be viewed online immediately at www.moneytv.net.

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Source: https://otcprwire.com/paog-ceo-discusses-2020-progress-and-pura-dividend-on-moneytv/

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SPACs are so hot even Jay-Z is partnering with one. He’s set to be the ‘chief visionary officer’ for California’s largest cannabis firm.

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  • Jay-Z is joining the company set to be California’s largest cannabis brand as a “chief visionary officer” as part of a SPAC deal announced on November 24.
  • The special purpose acquisition company, Subversive Capital Acquisition, agreed on the same day to acquire the cannabis brand Caliva and the hemp producer Left Coast Ventures, forming The Parent Company in January, when the deal should close.
  • Jay-Z will help the company with marketing and brand strategies, while Roc Nation artists Rihanna, Yo Gotti, and Meek Mill also invested in the newly formed company via a private placement.
  • Also, Jay-Z will lead The Parent Company Social Equity Ventures, which will seek to invest at least 2% of its net income into BIPOC-owned cannabis businesses and “contribute to the effort to rectify the wrongs of prohibition through initiatives that are working toward meaningful change in the criminal justice system.”
  • 2020 has been a breakout year for SPACs in general, and the cannabis industry is nascent but expanding, with Wall Street banks gradually becoming more involved with cannabis firms.

Billionaire Jay-Z is joining the company set to be California’s largest cannabis brand as a “chief visionary officer” as part of a SPAC deal announced on November 24.

The deal will see a special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, called Subversive Capital Acquisition Corp., acquiring cannabis brands Caliva and Left Coast Ventures to form The Parent Company, with deal close targeted for January 2021.

The news comes shortly after Jay-Z announced a partnership with Caliva in October that will see him launch his own cannabis line, Monogram, as reported by CNN.

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation announced an exclusive partnership with The Parent Company simultaneous with its formation, while Roc Nation artists Rihanna, Yo Gotti, and Meek Mill also joined as investors in the newly formed company via a private placement.

According to a press release, the Subversive Capital Acquisition Corp already holds about $575 million in cash in trust, meaning The Parent Company is expected to become one of the best-funded cannabis companies in the US. It will combine the revenues of Caliva and Left Coast Ventures to reach $185 million in revenue in 2020, expecting to hit $334 million in 2021.

The Parent Company hopes to reach 90% of all cannabis users in California by 2022. The cannabis market has continued to grow in recent years, with sales in California reaching almost $3 billion last year, per Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics.

A cannabis SPAC deal with a social advocacy angle

Jay-Z’s work as chief visionary will also have a major social component. The rap mogul will take the helm of the company’s Social Equity Ventures, which has pledged to invest at least 2% of its net income into BIPOC-owned cannabis businesses.

The Social Equity Ventures unit will also “contribute to the effort to rectify the wrongs of prohibition through initiatives that are working toward meaningful change in the criminal justice system,” according to the press release. Initiatives will include bail reform, industry vocational training, job placement, expungement clinics, and Social Equity application support.

“Although we know we can’t fully redeem the injustices created by the ‘war on drugs’, we can help shape a brighter and inclusive future,” Jay-Z said in the press release. “The brands we build will pave a new path forward for a legacy rooted in equity, access, and justice. We’re creating something people can trust and we’re investing in our future, our people, and our communities.”

When reached for comment, Jay-Z referred Business Insider to his comments from the press release.

SPACs are so hot right now, and cannabis keeps heating up

Using SPACs to invest in cannabis companies has become all the rave lately, as extensively reported by Business Insider’s Jeremy Berke.

Several cannabis SPACs have turned into multimillion-dollar juggernauts through deals similar to The Parent Company. In August, Credit Suisse led Silver Spike Capital’s $250 million public offering, and Citigroup’s Canadian branch helped lead the $350 million SPAC public offering of the private equity firm Bespoke Capital, Berke reported.

It’s a bit of an issue from an investment perspective that cannabis is still illegal on a federal level, although states including California have legalized it for recreational use. The cannabis industry could grow into an $80 billion industry by 2030 if it becomes legal under federal law, according to the investment bank Cowen.

This potential increasingly drawing Wall Street establishments such as Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan into assisting cannabis-related SPACs going public in the US and advising their clients on cannabis-related deals, Berke also reported. And now Jay-Z and his Roc Nation superstars are players at the table.

Source: Business Insider – SPACs are so hot even Jay-Z is partnering with one. He’s set to be the ‘chief visionary officer’ for California’s largest cannabis firm.

Source: https://spacfeed.com/spacs-are-so-hot-even-jay-z-is-partnering-with-one-hes-set-to-be-the-chief-visionary-officer-for-californias-largest-cannabis-firm?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=spacs-are-so-hot-even-jay-z-is-partnering-with-one-hes-set-to-be-the-chief-visionary-officer-for-californias-largest-cannabis-firm

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GREENHEART CBD NAMED IN TOP 3 CBD “PRODUCT OF THE YEAR” AT INAUGURAL CANNAVIST AWARDS

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Greenheart CBD, the leading licensed Irish CBD producer, is delighted to announce that in its very first year of operation, it has been named in the Top 3 CBD Products of the Year by The Cannavist Magazine.

The Cannavist is the leading magazine for the CBD industry in the UK and Ireland. 2020 is the inaugural year for its CBD awards, which covered the full range of CBD related products on the market – from edibles and skincare to tinctures and petcare.
Greenheart CBD was founded two years ago in Ashbourne, County Meath, and was formed two years ago by childhood friends Mark Canavan and Paul Walsh. The company produces a full range of CBD oils – and shortly – edibles and balms to the retail market.

Although Greenheart only began selling its CBD oils in January 2020, it already has over 1,500 customers, a customer return rate three times the industry average and over seventy trusted 5-star reviews on its website. Before launching Greenheart, Paul and Mark spent years researching extraction methods to produce the most effective CBD products, for the end consumer with full traceability from seed to shelf. The company is the first CBD producer to use the full scope of “CBD Tech” in hemp cultivation. This includes Big Data, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, and Blockchain technology at each stage of the planting, harvesting, production, and retailing process.
Greenheart Punt Token

The company is launching its own product token on December 1st – the Greenheart Punt – which will trade on the LAToken exchange and allow its stakeholders to access its products at the greatest possible discounts on its new apps platform.
The Greenheart Punt token is being backed by a real commodity – 1,000 liters of Greenheart’s CBD oil in year 1 (with a retail value of $4 million US dollars) – allowing token holders to redeem their tokens directly for Greenheart CBD oil.

The company also plans to continue deploying pioneering CBD Tech and cold press extraction, while also launching an Innovation Centre to teach farmers and the wilder public about the benefits of growing hemp and sustainable crops in Ireland

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