For many people throughout the cannabis industry, the words hydrocarbon extraction often elicits very “polarizing” opinions. For some, it’s the ideal method for creating the best cannabis concentrates currently available. For others, it provokes images of toxic by-products and explosive outcomes. The reality of course, is somewhere in between. If done correctly hydrocarbon extraction can definitely produce some incredible products, but when performed incorrectly the results can often be disastrous both for the operators and consumers. Today we go more in-depth on the dangers associated with hydrocarbon extraction and why it gets such a bad image.