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Case: Pineapple Express Liquid Live Resin 500mg Vape Pen (extract)
File Date: 08/20/2018
Case No: 0218
Pineapple Express Liquid Live Resin 500mg Vape Cartridge
Officer Dick Downey's Pot Report
Pen Type: Disposable, 1-Time Use Cartridge
Method of Extraction: Butane
Form: “Liquid Live Resin” Butane Hash Oil (BHO) Cannabis Oil
What is “Live Resin”?
Live Resin is a specific type of cannabis extract whereby fresh cannabis flowers (i.e., buds not yet dried and cured) are harvested at their apex of maturity, cryogenically flash frozen under very cold temperatures and then used as the extraction material in the manufacturing process of that extract. The process of manufacturing Live Resin is an effort to retain as much of the fresh terpenes (and cannabinoids) from the cannabis and capture them in the final product to provide a more complete terpene profile experience.
Type: Sativa-Dominant Hybrid (approx. 60%/40%)
Genotype: Pineapple Express = Hawaiian Landrace X Trainwreck
Purchased On: 08/16/2018
Manufactured On: 07/03/2018
Packaged On: 08/01/2018
Purchase Price: $55.00 + tax
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Ingredients: No thinning agents at all, such as Propylene Glycol (PG) and polyethylene glycol (PEG). Only cannabis oil and terpenes.
Functionality: This vape cartridge must be attached to a lithium-ion battery to use it. Your dispensary will provide the battery and its charger for free with your purchase. The cartridge fits any standard 510 thread. To use, simply inhale. Some batteries require you to push a button to activate it, while others do not.
NOTE: For the basic mechanics on how a vape pen works, see my Vape Pen Quick Reference.
Performance & Reliability: I’ve taken about 25 hits off this cartridge without any performance or reliability issues. The feedback I’ve heard from patients on the performance of this type of cartridge has been excellent.
Usage Stats: In general, a 500mg cartridge usually lasts between 80-150 total hits. This cartridge is on track to fall within that range.
Terpene Experience: The top three terpenes with the highest quantities present are highlighted in red text.
PPM = Parts Per Million
Since this is a “liquid live resin” vape oil, my flavor expectations were rightfully quite high. My expectations were easily met. This was full-on fresh pineapple, mango with pine undertones. It seems nothing was lost in translation as this oil tasted like the pure essence of the PE flower. Outstanding terpenes.
Effects: Pineapple Express is a bastardized strain, like BD or GSC. So many cuts out there. That said, these effects were spot-on. This was a classic PE high: lots of heady euphoria; instant happiness with a mild body relaxation. And you can get things done in mild and moderate doses. A very pleasant set of effects with lots of medicinal benefits, too.
Duration of Effects: 2.5-3.5 hours
May Help With: Helped with mild G.I. cramps and mood. May also help with depression, stress, anxiety, PTSD, fatigue, headaches, mild aches and pains (and more).
Off-the-charts native terpenes, accurate and potent effects & flawless performance makes this cartridge a perfect specimen.
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