Decarboxylated cannabis resins, uses thereof and methods of making same

  • US 10,383,892 B2
  • Filed: 10/11/2018
  • Issued: 08/20/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/29/2016
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of extracting and decarboxylating cannabinoids from cannabis, the method comprising:

  • (i) extracting cannabinoids by contacting the cannabis with a solvent thereby forming a cannabis extract;

    (ii) decarboxylating the cannabinoids in the cannabis extract by subjecting the cannabis extract to microwaves at temperature of about 100-200°

    C. in a sealed container for a time period sufficient to form the corresponding decarboxylated cannabinoids in the cannabis extract; and

    (iii) removing the solvent from the cannabis extract, thereby producing a cannabis resin;

    wherein the solvent is selected from the group consisting of;

    80-100% ethanol, ethylene glycol, isopropanol, and a combination of any of the above.

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