Understanding dabs: contamination concerns of cannabis concentrates and cannabinoid transfer during the act of dabbing.

  title={Understanding dabs: contamination concerns of cannabis concentrates and cannabinoid transfer during the act of dabbing.},
  author={Jeffrey C. Raber and Sytze Elzinga and Charles D. Kaplan},
  journal={The Journal of toxicological sciences},
  volume={40 6},
Cannabis concentrates are gaining rapid popularity in the California medical cannabis market. These extracts are increasingly being consumed via a new inhalation method called 'dabbing'. The act of consuming one dose is colloquially referred to as "doing a dab". This paper investigates cannabinoid transfer efficiency, chemical composition and contamination of concentrated cannabis extracts used for dabbing. The studied concentrates represent material available in the California medical cannabis… 

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