The whole Drizzle team is working hard to put the finishing touch on our design for manufacture.
We have received the final components with the correct surface finish during January and the first two finished units are in process of being assembled. We cannot wait to show you the first two production units, so you know exactly what to expect . Expect to see the first completed units on our site in May.
Another important aspect of the first two units is our CE certification. After the CE cerification, we are ready to start the manufacturing process.
We have put a lot of thought into our material selection during the design for manufacturing phase, which you can read more about below.
Design details and material selection
We have chosen wood as the element for anything you touch on the Drizzle. The wood we use is a smoked and oiled oak - chosen because of its high strength, durability, and ability to age with grace.
You can see how well it matches the dark antracite gray aluminium plates in the pictorial display below.
The outer vertical aluminum shells are sandblasted and anodized to give a grease repellant surface and toughness against scratches. Horizontal plates are painted dark anthracite gray with a texture to match the sandblasted vertical plates. When mounted together the resulting light/dark gray metallic color play looks awesome!
Essential oil manufacture has never looked this good.
The bulk hemp extraction technique
We have experimented heavily with extracting high potency oil from low-quality hemp. Peter Christensen of Drizzle has developed a way to use his Drizzle to extract high concentration CBD from cheap and widely legal industrial hemp. The strain is called Finola and is one of the most commonly grown hemp strains. It is used for its capability to produce seeds and strong fibers.
The buds do contain usable amounts of CBD and trace amounts of THC, which Peter has used in his multi-filter extraction technique. See the pictorial below for a demonstration of how it is done.
The results were tasty, CBD rich and very low in THC contents.
Disclaimer: Extraction of hemp and Cannabis is still illegal in many regions. Play straight while we wait.
WHO recommends rescheduling cannabis
Member states of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) received the World Health Organization Expert Committee on Drug Dependence’s (ECDD) cannabis recommendations in a recently published report. The report recommends several changes to how cannabis is scheduled, which could have significant implications for the cannabis industry.
The scheduling of cannabis in the international drug control conventions wouldn’t be as restrictive as it is now, because it would be removed from Schedule IV of the 1961 Convention, the category reserved for the most dangerous substances.
Major points in the recommendation include:
THC in all forms would be removed from the 1971 Convention and placed with cannabis in Schedule I of the 1961 Convention, significantly simplifying cannabis classification.
Pure CBD and CBD preparations containing no more than 0.2% THC would not be included in any way in the international drug control conventions.
Pharmaceutical preparations containing 9-THC, if they follow certain criteria, would be added to Schedule III of the 1961 Convention, recognizing the unlikelihood of abuse.