WAM Oil Blog


Holistic and Allopathic, they both have their place

Posted by on Dec 29, 2016 | Blog

The holistic approach to overall health and wellness is the belief that whole plant treats the whole person and it is the heart of traditional herbal medicine. It is used as a preventative measure. Whole plant holistic is meant to treat the underlying causes of diseases. While allopathic medicine refers to the practice of conventional Read More

The potential bad implications of dabbing wax

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 | Blog

I have discussed dabbing before in my past blogs but for those that do not know: to dab is to drop a rice grain size of wax or refined oil into a hot titanium bowl and inhale. As a patient, I am always considering the effects of what I put into my body. In the Read More

Cannabis oil made simple

Posted by on May 29, 2016 | Blog

When Brandon and I got into the cannabis business in 2011 most businesses were not discussing terpene or cannabinoid profiles, all they were concerned with was THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis known to get you stoned and, companies were competing for the highest THC values in testing. Growers would bring us their material to Read More

The merging of Medical Cannabis and Recreational Marijuana

Posted by on May 26, 2016 | Blog | News

As of today, we have approximately 35 days before the medical cannabis market merges with the recreational marijuana adult use market in Washington State: the end of one era and on to the next era and what that looks like has me concerned. I am concerned when a retail owner tells me that people just Read More

THCA AND THC: JUST A STATE

Posted by on Dec 19, 2015 | Blog

THCA AND THC: JUST A STATE

I have heard many people in the cannabis industry argue that converted THCA into THC is better for overall health. Over the course of the last few years, I have battled many health issues that include chronic pain, and I have come to learn that both serve their purpose. Cannabis is a botanical plant with Read More

WHAT IS DAB OIL, PURE OIL AND EPEN OIL?

Posted by on Jan 7, 2015 | Blog

WHAT IS DAB OIL, PURE OIL AND EPEN OIL?

The cannabis oil concentrate market has E-pen oil and Pure oil: the marijuana culture calls it dab oil (pure oil aka dab oil: pic illustration in the blog). Yes, there are many highly specialized products in the concentrate market, but I am going to focus on the most popular: the pen oil that is prefilled Read More

DOES WAX COAGULATE IN MY LUNGS? WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Posted by on Dec 28, 2014 | Blog

DOES WAX COAGULATE IN MY LUNGS? WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Dabbing, vaping, huffing or puffing cannabis wax is a hot trend; it is a cannabis cultural related activity, and participating patients are usually oil connoisseurs. Many end-users believe that dabbing wax is healthier, because it is part of the plant. You will even find some oil manufacturers leave the waxes and the lipids in the Read More

Billboards and fancy packaging do not equal safe products

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014 | Blog

Billboards and fancy packaging do not equal safe products

The latest craze and praise has been re-branding cannabis, also known as recreational marijuana. I’m not saying that companies who have billboards and fancy packaging all make bad products but I am saying that you should ask MANY questions about marijuana flowers and infused products such as edibles, pills and hash oil. While approving the Read More

Not all Concentration oils are Equal

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 | Blog

Not all Concentration oils are Equal

The medical cannabis market has had a large influx of Cannabis oil, also known as hash oil, for patients/public consumption. Cannabis oil is a resinous viscous oil obtained from cannabis, also known as marijuana, by using a solvent. A solvent is a liquid substance used to dissolve another substance. Some popular solvents used for extracting Read More

WAM Oil featured in Seattle Business Magazine

Posted by on Jun 21, 2014 | Blog

WAM Oil featured in Seattle Business Magazine

Seattle Business Magazine featuring WAM Oil’s Brandon Hamilton and Eden Lab’s, Fritz. The article focuses on both companies and the machines that make us tick over joy! We love what the machine has done for us in terms of helping people. We have met some amazing people and have been able to cultivate long lasting Read More

Hash Oil Explosions

Posted by on Mar 12, 2014 | Blog

Hash Oil Explosions

Today, John Hopperstad reporter at Q13 Fox News visited our facility to interview Brandon Hamilton, the founder of WAM Oil regarding proper safety methods used to extract cannabis oil. Brandon and our team began to work with different methodologies such as quick Isopropyl wash, butane and now perfecting our Co2 extraction processes and methods to Read More

Congress considers the Hemp cultivation experiment in the United States!

Posted by on Jan 31, 2014 | Blog

Congress considers the Hemp cultivation experiment in the United States!

Hemp was made illegal under the United States Marijuana Tax Act of 1937 and was categorized a schedule 1 drug with cannabis, cocaine, meth and other hard core drugs. And while Hemp is legal in North Dakota, Hawaii, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Oregon, California, Montana, West Virginia and Vermont; the only states to issue hemp cultivation Read More

Cancer invades and kills Patient Bravado

Posted by on Jan 27, 2014 | Blog

Cancer invades and kills Patient Bravado

Patient Bravado passed away last week from advanced stages of cancer and I feel very sad. I don’t have permission to mention her name in my blog but I felt that it was necessary to share my experience with you. As a patient myself, it’s been difficult to deal with accepting that I have cancer. Read More

Leaky Cartomizers! Get your WAM Oil EPen Refills!

Posted by on Jan 23, 2014 | Blog

Leaky Cartomizers! Get your WAM Oil EPen Refills!

Since the debut of the Vape pens, we have found them to be overwhelmingly popular by the vast population of people that do not understand concentrates and problematic, at times. Sometimes they don’t work, or leak all over itself and on the pen you just bought. WAM is not in the pen manufacturing business, we Read More

WAM’s Brandon Hamilton selected to speak at the NCIA

Posted by on Jan 21, 2014 | Blog

WAM’s Brandon Hamilton selected to speak at the NCIA

WAM is an active member of the National Cannabis Industry Association. The NCIA is an organization that fully supports the cannabis industry and is our steward in working with federal legislation policymakers to help support our business goals. We are thrilled and proud to hear that our very own Brandon Hamilton has been selected to Read More

NFL players prefer cannabis over alcohol and prescribed drugs

Posted by on Jan 20, 2014 | Blog

NFL players prefer cannabis over alcohol and prescribed drugs

I have personally seen the negative effects of alcohol. When a person is heavily intoxicated with alcohol, he or she may lose control and hurt themselves or others and engage in criminal activity. I have heard of drunk driving leading to deaths, arrests, violent outbursts, domestic violence, shootings, rape and other criminal activity that compromises Read More

Vaping Alcohol Residuals

Posted by on Jan 5, 2014 | Blog

Vaping Alcohol Residuals

Since the electronic pen made its debut in the cannabis community, I’ve been thinking about the kinds of  oil products that are packaged into these really cool and discreet devices. These devices use vape rather than burn the oil. Vape pens have become a popular delivery method for cannabis oil, and it is sought out Read More

SCCO2 Extractor Process

Posted by on Jan 5, 2014 | Blog

SCCO2 Extractor Process

This SCCO2 extractor produces the absolute smoothest and great tasting, safest and purest most effective medicinal cannabis extract on the market for its patients. While other cannabis companies use solvents to extract cannabinoids from cannabis that leave toxic residues thereby potentially harming the health of its patients; CO2 is a carbon dioxide extraction solvent for Read More

Vaping alcohol residuals in your cannabis oil

Posted by on Dec 4, 2013 | Blog

Since the electronic pen made its debut in the cannabis community, I’ve been thinking about the kinds of  oil products that are packaged into these really cool and discreet devices. These devices use vape rather than burn the oil. Vape pens have become a popular delivery method for cannabis oil, and it is sought out Read More

WAM considered a Cannabis pioneer!

Posted by on Nov 16, 2013 | Blog

WAM considered a Cannabis pioneer!

Check out the article written by Ben Livingston listed in Seattle’s The Stranger magazine that quotes WAM’s very own Brandon, and lists him and the company as one of the cannabis pioneers. WAM considered one of the Cannabis pioneers