Butane hash
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A hazardous new high: ‘butane honey oil’

A butane hash “chef” packs a pipe with marijuana trimmings that will be used to make butane hash.  (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Butane hash drips through vinyl mesh into a glass pan in an apartment in Redondo Beach.  (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
A “chef” makes butane hash on top of a stove. The process is dangerous because butane accumulates and can explode.  (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
An unidentified man shows a small container of butane hash in an apartment in Redondo Beach. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
A butane hash chef makes pure, amber “butane honey oil” which he spreads on a piece of wax paper where it will solidify and eventually be sold.  (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
A small dab of butane hash is placed inside a vapor pen and is ready to be consumed. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
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