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I am a cannabis scientist, ask me anything THC, CBD, or any other cannabis related questions, AMA Science

Hi Reddit, Gair Laucius, Chief Science Officer from High Purity Natural Products here, I am here to answer your questions about cannabis, CBD, THC, or any other cannabinoids you want to ask about.

This AMA is closed! Thanks everyone for the great questions, I'm sorry I couldn't answer them all - If you'd like to know more about my company, please visit https://highpuritynaturalproducts.com/about-us/

My experience:

I am an experienced cannabis researcher with expertise in ethanol and super-critical CO2 extraction, gas chromatography mass spectrometry, and high performance liquid chromatography analytics.

I have also conducted research on Cannabis sativa with specific focus on proteins related to cannabinoid biosynthesis pathways. Extensive research experience with DNA and RNA extraction with downstream PCR and qPCR. Highly experienced in terpene and cannabinoid extraction and profiling using HPLC and GCMS.

If it has anything to do with weed, AMA!

Proof: https://twitter.com/HighPurityNP/status/1425475523858341889

Edit: 12:15PM Will be taking a short break for lunch, will return for some more questions shortly. Keep them coming!

Edit2: 1:00PM Wrapping up for now, hope to answer a few more questions later this evening. Thank you to all who asked questions!


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u/DrGreenMeme Aug 11 '21

Oh wow I didn't know this. Do you have any links ab it?


u/ITaggie Aug 11 '21


u/DrGreenMeme Aug 11 '21

From what I can see, a lab detected more Delta-9 than what is legal (in most states), but I haven't seen any harmful chemical results. They maybe have some shitty behavior online, but I can't seem to find anything pointing to their official products being harmful. Am I wrong on that?


u/ITaggie Aug 12 '21

Did you miss the second half that says "a large number of unidentified chems"?


u/DrGreenMeme Aug 12 '21

No I didn't miss it, but if you click that link it just takes you to /r/delta8testing . Searching through that subreddit I wasn't able to find any posts referencing that


u/PortlandCanna Aug 13 '21

this is a good example, albeit an old one. This is from a T41 conversion and has many of the unknown peaks quantified but not identified