Officer Dick Downey's Pot Report
Pen Type: Disposable, 1-Time Use
Method of Extraction: Butane
Form: Butane Hash Oil (BHO) Cannabis Oil
Type: Sativa Landrace
Genotype: Brazil Amazonia = Sativa Landrace indigenous to the South of Brazil
This strain is offered by World of Seeds (WoS). According to WoS, the genotype is “mainly Sativa” and the plant originates from Southern Brazil. World of Seeds describes Brazil Amazonia as growing “...wild in the jungle where indigenous tribes use it in many ways, including to alleviate all kinds of pain, including childbirth.”
Cultivator: Progressive Treatment Solutions (PTS)
Purchased On: 03/07/20178
Manufactured On: 12/28/2017
Packaged On: 01/26/2018
Purchase Price: $40.00 + tax
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Ingredients: Per the package, "Pure Cannabis Oil, Beta-Myrcene, Alpha-Pinene, Nerolidol"
Functionality: This model of disposable pen is as simple as it gets. There’s not even a power button. You simply draw on the pen and it automatically activates and produces vapor. The tip has a blue light indicator when the pen is activated. The pen shuts off automatically after about 5-6 seconds.
Performance: I did not experience any issues with performance or reliability.
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Terpenes Profile & Flavor Experience: Beta-Myrcene ?%; Nerolidol ?%; Alpha-Pinene ?%; (LK Pure Labs)
The packaging lists these three terpenes as being reintroduced into the final product. I’m guessing these are the top 3 terpenes with the highest quantities present in flower's profile.
Since I have never tried the flower, I looked to World of Seeds for an indication of what flavors to expect, which describes the aromas and flavors as “A bittersweet, fruity aroma and taste.” I tasted the spicy-fruity Beta-Myrcene (which for some reason always bothers my throat) combined with the pine flavor from the Alpha-Pinene and partly from the Nerolidol. Did that flavor combo accurately translate the flower’s inherent flavors? I'm unsure because I’ve yet to try the flower.
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Effects: Having never tried the flower, I did not know what to expect. The supplier, World of Seeds, describes the high as “A potent Sativa effect initially that becomes more sedative as time passes.” Essentially, that was the set of effects that I experienced. Some folks report feeling mostly the Indica effects while others like myself experience an initial, sustained Sativa lift before the relaxation kicks in. For me, the effects were somewhat reminiscent of the Alien Rock Candy strain.
Duration of Effects: 1-2 hours, depending on dosage
May Help With: Helped with stress. May also help with mood, anxiety, mild fatigue, mild aches and pains, appetite (and more)
A solid pen that’s reliable and offers a unique landrace.
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Brazil Amazonia 500mg Vape Pen
Case: Brazil Amazonia 500mg Vape Pen (extract)
File Date: 03/19/2018
Case No: 0184
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