extrakTALKS with Dr. Jon [Podcast]

Meet Our CEO and Founder Dr. Jon Thompson, Ph.D

jon thompsonDr. Thompson is a separations scientist, entrepreneur, and inventor. As a scientist, he has a strong technical background and industry experience in analytical instrumentation, in-vitro diagnostics, biotech, mining, and homeland security markets.

During his cannabis industry career, Dr. Thompson has earned a strong track record of winning and implementing medical cannabis licenses in well-regulated, medically-modeled states.

Dr. Thompson has assisted numerous companies to attain their goals in cannabis and hemp manufacturing, as well as market development, strategic marketing, and worldwide business-to-business alliance formation (including international markets).

Dr. Thompson has a track record of writing winning cannabis licenses and has implemented hundreds of start-up operations in Canada, Europe and throughout the US for various clients. Dr. Thompson received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry and a Doctor of Chemistry degree from the University of Minnesota.

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About extrakTALKS with Dr. Jon

If you’re a farmer (hemp), grower (marijuana), processor, chemist, investor, entrepreneurs – or maybe you’re just curious – this podcast is for you.

Listen in as Dr. Jon & Randall Thompson talk about everything Supercritical CO2 Botanical Extraction. They will answer your questions about extraction, processing, methodology, and other how-to’s when building a successful CBD business. Join our live recording days to get your questions answered. extraktLAB, a leading-edge, CBD hemp and cannabis processing equipment manufacturer.

extraktLAB also provides engineering, consulting, and design services for your business. Our supercritical CO2 extraction equipment is known for having the highest throughput, smallest footprint, lowest energy consumption, and the most scalable CO2 extraction process in the industry.

Dr. Jon is the President & CEO of extraktLAB. He is a separations scientist, entrepreneur, and inventor. Dr. Jon has earned a strong track record of winning and implementing medical cannabis licenses in well-regulated, medically-modeled states.

Randall Thompson is the CRO of extraktLAB. He is a revenue, roll-up, and transition champion for business owners. From 2001-2009, Randall was awarded the Congressional Medal of Distinction for Outstanding and Meritorious Service on the Business Advisory Council to the United States Congress.

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extrakTALKS Interview: Dr. Benjamin Caplan

extrakTALKS Interview: Dr. Benjamin Caplan

Summary In this special episode of extrakTALKS, Dr. Jon sits down with Dr. Benjamin Caplan to discuss a number of health related topics in the hemp and cannabis industry. Dr. Benjamin Caplan of CED Clinic has served as Chief Medical Officer of Canna Care Docs...

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extrakTALKS Interview: Dr. Benjamin Caplan

All Things Distillation

Summary In this episode of extrakTALKS, Dr. Jon and Randall Thompson discuss all the ins and outs of the distillation process. Listen as Dr. Jon simplifies this complicated, but crucial step in hemp and cannabis extraction including how distillation works, why it's...

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extrakTALKS Interview: Dr. Benjamin Caplan

Advanced Solvent Removal Without Rotovaps

Summary In this episode of extrakTALKS, Dr. Jon and Randall Thompson discuss the ongoing bottleneck of solvent removal with rotovaps and extraktLAB's fracTron three-stage falling film evaporator solution. Listen close to the pros and cons of traditional rotary...

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extrakTALKS Interview: Dr. Benjamin Caplan

How to Make the Best Tincture Ever

Summary Tinctures have become a staple product in the hemp extraction and CBD industry, but do you know how to make your own tincture? Join Dr. Jon and Randall Thompson as they walk through how to make the best tincture possible. You will learn about distillate and...

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extrakTALKS Interview: Dr. Benjamin Caplan

Extraction: Past, Present, Future

Summary In this episode of extrakTalks, Dr. Jon and Randall Thompson discuss all things hemp extraction from the past, to the present, and looking forward to the bright future of the hemp processing and cannabis extraction industry. Whether you're a startup in ethanol...

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extrakTALKS Interview: Dr. Benjamin Caplan

Calculators Galore!

Summary Would you like to know your yearly operating costs using CO2 vs. Ethanol? What about what yield you will have from your hemp biomass? Good news! extraktLAB has a calculator for that! In this episode of extrakTalks, Dr. Jon and Randall discuss the launch of...

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extrakTALKS Interview: Dr. Benjamin Caplan

All Things Processing Facilities

Description In this episode of extrakTALKS, Dr. Jon and Randall discuss everything you need to know about hemp processing facilities; where to start your business, what regulations you need to be aware of, inventory space, building requirements and much, much more....

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extrakTALKS Interview: Dr. Benjamin Caplan

Hemp Legal 101

Summary In this episode of extrakTALKS, Dr. Jon and Randall Thompson sit down with Melvin Welch, attorney and legal expert in the hemp and cannabis industry, to discuss the legality of industrial hemp and CBD. They discuss a variety of topics that farmers, processors...

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extrakTALKS Interview: Dr. Benjamin Caplan

No Holds Barred | Ethanol vs CO2 Rematch

Summary In this episode of No Holds Barred, Dr. Jon and Randall Thompson have a rematch discussion on the topic of supercritical CO2 vs. ethanol as a hemp and cannabis extraction solvent. Dr. Jon still believes there is a clear winner when it comes to hemp processing...

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extrakTALKS Interview: Dr. Benjamin Caplan

Advanced Testing Secrets

Testing, testing, 1,2,3! In this episode of extrakTalks, Dr. Jon and Randall Thompson dive into the secrets of testing in hemp processing. Whether you are a farmer (hemp), grower (marijuana), manufacturer, producer or consumer, you need to hear these secrets about testing in the cannabis and hemp extraction industry and how it affects you today!

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extrakTALKS Interview: Dr. Benjamin Caplan

Business 101 | Building Revenue

In this episode of extrakTALKS, Dr. Jon and Randall Thompson discuss the ins and outs of building revenue in your CBD and hemp processing business. Listen in to hear Dr. Jon’s and Randall’s top 5 secrets to building a profitable business and get the answers you need to create a successful hemp and cannabis extraction company from the start to finish.

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Cannabis 101 | Podcast

In this episode of extrakTALKS, Dr. Jon and Randall Thompson discuss Cannabis 101. Dr. Jon walks you through each part of the extraction process, then Randall & Dr. Jon take live questions and answer how to have the most effective, lean processing, extraction business.

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extrakTALKS Interview: Dr. Benjamin Caplan

No Holds Barred | Podcast

This episode has Dr. Jon and Randall Thompson answering questions regarding farming, growing, processing, testing, and building a successful hemp extraction and processing business.

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Wiped Film Distillation Guide
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Advanced Extraction Guide


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