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Laboratory Director
Cannabis distillation, chemistry, and isomers

BurtonA distillation expert who can build cannabis extraction labs

Relevant Skills

Designing, building, and managing cannabis labs, Creating SOPs that are repeatable and scalable, Producing cannabis products

Expertise Summary
  • Burton is a Laboratory Director and cannabis distillation expert that is willing to relocate for the right opportunity.
    • He holds a BS in Biochemistry at ECSU and also focused on advanced organic chemistry and analytical chemistry at UCONN.
    • With his academic knowledge and experience with extraction using organic solvents, he can create standard operating procedures that are repeatable and scalable.
  • Burton has experience with designing and building cannabis extraction and manufacturing labs that can process 500 – 3,000 lbs of biomass per month.
    • He has experience with ethanol, hydrocarbon (liquid and gas), and CO2 extraction/refinement.
    • He also produced cannabis products with test results showing the highest potency in the state.
  • Burton has built and managed 3 successful labs at several cannabis companies.
  • Burton has a passion for growing, extracting, and teaching others everything there is to know about cannabis.
    • He has done presentations on the metabolism of THC and extraction.
    • He has also written multiple articles about the basics of cannabis chemistry that have attracted over 43,000 views.
  • With very strong wine-making experience (10+years), Burton has a passion for creating seltzer or cannabinoid beverage options.
  • In his spare time, Burton created a research company that focuses on cannabis isomers (CBN, CBC, CBG, THCO, and 8THC).
    • The company donates to researchers looking to use cannabis to help and treat medical groups like veterans and people affected by the opioid crisis.

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