According to a report released last year by Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics, sales of cannabis concentrates in the United States are estimated to reach $8.4 billion by 2022 – and those concentrate sales are expected to come close to matching sales for flower.

Not that long ago two of the most common ways for cannabis consumers to enjoy their weed was by either smoking it or eating it – and often eating it meant swallowing home-made, gritty and not-very-good-tasting brownies, cookies and other baked goods.

But years of covert tinkering by potheads, agricultural students, biochemists and others, along with the rapid state-by-state spread of legalization, has created a multi-billion-dollar industry not only for cannabis but also for cannabis extracts and infused products.

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Bruce Kennedy ~ DOPE Magazine

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