california hemp regulations

California Regulations Leave Little Room for Business

  Let True Terpenes be your guide and flavor solution for the cannabis market*   The laws and regulations in California are notoriously convoluted, especially those related to the cannabis plant.   The legislative process has now created a reality where CBD from hemp is illegal for food use, while the same compounds are legal…

Chef Sable presents a True Terpenes infused Egg Drop Soup

This recipe is brought to you by the Cannabis Chef Union. They connect cannabis, chefs, customers and education in the US. Chef Sable, on Instagram as @Sativa_Sista brings us a terpene infused Egg Drop Soup. Her food is described as: “A fusion of southern & midwestern home style & influenced by the Far East, Sable…

Home Fermented Yogurt with True Terpenes Zkittles Marmelade

Home Fermented Yogurt with Zkittles Marmelade by Clay Inscoe, @theterpeneconnoisseur Yogurt Ingredients: 1 quart milk 1T plain yogurt with active cultures (with no other ingredients added) Steps: -In a pot on the stove, heat milk over medium heat until it reaches 170F, stirring occasionally. -When milk reaches 170F, move the entire pot to an ice…

Terpology Tuesday: LED lights and Cannabis terpenes

The University of Guelph is lighting the way on cannabis cultivation and terpene science with their newest study. Scientists from the University of Guelph, an agriculture college located in Canada, are studying the effects of supplemental light from below the canopy on cannabis cultivation. They looked at the bud to plant ratio, cannabinoid contents and…

Forest for the Trees: Features Ladies of Paradise

Forest for the Trees sat down with Jade Daniels, Harlee Case, Leighana Lynn, and Maddie Leighman of the Ladies of Paradise to discuss their newest projects, the amazingly large female presence in the cannabis industry and how they got started. Ladies of Paradise is a female lead, cannabis-centric business based in Portland, Oregon that is…

Forest for the Trees: Featuring Joy Beckerman President of the Hemp Industry Association

Joy Beckerman has led the charge for hemp legalization through activism for decades. This inspired her to form Hemp Ace International, the business with which she helps guide her clients through the agricultural, regulatory and economic issues surrounding hemp. She was elected President of the Hemp Industry Association in 2017 and currently heads that organization.…

Terpology Tuesday presents terpenes in your garden

Inoculating soil with bacteria and fungi has become more and more commonplace in cannabis cultivation and gardening throughout the world. Rhizobacteria form relationships with plant roots and help fix nitrogen from the atmosphere, while mycorrhizal fungi increase the uptake of phosphorus, water and more. However, the words in the language underpinning this dialogue between species…

Terpology Tuesday: Blue Sky Terpenes

What is responsible for the smell and taste of cannabis? Terpenes. What are the main components in essential oils? Terpenes. Even the age old question of why is the sky blue? Terpenes. Well terpenes, ozone and the sun to be more specific. It seems that as sunlight enters the atmosphere it is refracted by a…

Ross Hunsinger’s New Year’s Eve Cocktail

True Terpenes wishes you a happy New Year’s Eve and preparation for the coming year. In celebration we asked our Director of Food and Beverage Innovations to come up with a drink as special as our botanical terpene strain profiles. True Terpenes and Ross Hunsinger (@SugarSugarLTD) present Midnight in the Garden. Midnight in the Garden…

Terpenes as Pesticides

The terpenes from cannabis may end up being a key to environmentally friendly pest management. A group of Italian researchers published a paper on the utilization of the essential oil from hemp as a pesticide. The scientists steam-distilled the hemp to create an essential oil. That oil was tested on mosquitoes, aphids, common house flies…