Butane hash oil (BHO) made from marijuana is not a new thing. However, it’s popularity and availability has grown exponentially in recent years. In Oregon, where I’m from, my circle of friends always called it ‘honey oil’ and it was a rare treat back in the day. Now it seems like everyone and their grandma is either making it or trying to make it.
marijuana concentrates has escalated in recent years with butane extracts appearing particularly popular.
The administration of butane hash oil, colloquially referred to as “dabbing,”
is distinct from traditional flower cannabis usage due to the THC content of samples and the presence of impurities such as unpurged butane.
While this may confer heightened risk to the user, additional significant concerns are tied to fires and explosions.
Using butane as a solvent in amateur “blasting” methods may result in a flammable vapor pooling in enclosed spaces and igniting when exposed to a spark. As research on butane extract users, amateur production techniques
hash or honey oil (a goey substance), wax or butter (soft, lip balm-like substance), and shatter (a hard, solid substance).