Laboratory Director
Cannabis distillation, chemistry, and isomers


Relevant Skills

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

Expertise Summary
  • Barton 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.
  • Barton 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.
  • Barton has built and managed 3 successful labs at several cannabis companies.
  • Barton 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), Barton has a passion for creating seltzer or cannabinoid beverage options.
  • In his spare time, Barton 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.

2022 Cannabis Industry Salary Guide

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