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Retail can help put CBD fears to rest

Retail can help put CBD fears to rest

In the health and wellness market, hemp-based products are becoming mainstream. Many large and small retailers including drug, grocery, convenience, cosmetic and clothing stores have been attracted to the hemp space and carry lines of hemp/CBD products. In fact, since the production of hemp was legalized as an agricultural commodity with the 2018 Farm Bill,

Dollar General now selling CBD products in select states

Dollar General now selling CBD products in select states

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General announced on Tuesday that it has begun selling about 20 CBD topical cosmetic products in approximately 1,100 stores in Tennessee and Kentucky. The company said it also plans to expand the products’ availability to seven more states (Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas and Vermont) by spring 2020. Dollar

UrthLeaf polls customers on benefits of CBD use for pain and anxiety

UrthLeaf polls customers on benefits of CBD use for pain and anxiety

LOS ANGELES — UrthLeaf recently explored the wide-ranging benefits of CBD use by asking its customers to weigh in on their experiences. First expanding on CBD use in a series of online articles, UrthLeaf has highlighted reports of customers using CBD to help with pain, due to surgery, illness, migraines and other sources. Similarly, UrthLeaf

Sh’nnong Beverage Company unveils CBD-infused iced teas at The Vitamin Shoppe

Sh’nnong Beverage Company unveils CBD-infused iced teas at The Vitamin Shoppe

WILTON, Conn. — Sh’nnong Beverage Company is launching new Má Functional Iced Teas with CBD+ natural botanicals with a national roll-out to over 500 The Vitamin Shoppe stores. Má ready-to-drink teas date back to 2737 BC when Emperor Shennong of China discovered tea and combined it with organic hemp and botanicals to make his original

Veritas Farms launching new CBD beauty line

Veritas Farms launching new CBD beauty line

NEW YORK ― Expanding its offerings of full spectrum hemp products, Veritas Farms is introducing  its new CBD  beauty line, Veritas Beauty at a press event at the One Hotel here Thursday. “Veritas Farms launched the brand as a response to the growing demand from customers for a line of CBD skincare products,” said Alexander

Health care executive Ty Burgess launches One CBD

Health care executive Ty Burgess launches One CBD

DALLAS  — With an estimated 2 million people in the United States living with a substance-use disorder related to prescription opioid pain medication, ex-hospital chief executive officer, Ty Burgess is on a mission to decrease that number. Burgess understands the issue well, having a history of debilitating health conditions, including autoimmune disease and chronic pain

Veritas Farms launches ingestible and topical products in Winn-Dixie

Veritas Farms launches ingestible and topical products in Winn-Dixie

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.  – Veritas Farms, a vertically-integrated agribusiness focused on the production of full spectrum hemp extracts with naturally occurring cannabinoids, announced that its ingestible and topical products will be featured in 152 South Eastern Grocers’ Winn Dixie stores in Florida and South Carolina. Veritas Farms full spectrum hemp oil products available at Winn

Social CBD introduces Foot Renewal Cream

Social CBD introduces Foot Renewal Cream

PORTLAND – Social CBD, the wellness company providing high-quality, lab-tested and certified CBD solutions, introduces its new formulation — Foot Renewal Cream. From walking the red carpet, to running the treadmill, Social CBD Foot Renewal Cream is meant to support any stride for people from all walks of life. Foot Renewal Cream is part of

Social CBD launches in over 10,000 retail locations nationwide

Social CBD launches in over 10,000 retail locations nationwide

PORTLAND, Ore. — Social CBD on Tuesday has launched new products online and in 10,000 retail locations nationwide, including major drug and grocery store chains and retailers such as Walgreens, CVS and The Vitamin Shoppe. As more new consumers come face-to-face with CBD for the first time, Social CBD’s mass retail presence will lead the

Rob Gronkowski becomes an advocate for CBD and partners with Abacus Health Products

Rob Gronkowski becomes an advocate for CBD and partners with Abacus Health Products

NEW YORK — Rob Gronkowski, three-time professional football champion with several records to his name, announced Tuesday that he has become an advocate for CBD and an investor in Abacus Health Products. Abacus is the maker of CBDMEDIC, the first family of all-natural topical medications that combine over-the-counter (O-T-C) drug active ingredients with CBD-rich hemp

The buzz around cannabis in beauty and wellness

The buzz around cannabis in beauty and wellness

Cannabis is best known for its recreational and medical uses, but cannabis-derived ingredients are featuring in more and more products sold in stores and online. The legal cannabis market is burgeoning: Total worldwide cannabis spending is expected to be worth $24.4 billion in 2019 — and is forecast to reach $63.5 billion by 2024, a

CV Sciences signs distribution partnership with The Vitamin Shoppe

CV Sciences signs distribution partnership with The Vitamin Shoppe

SAN DIEGO — CV Sciences announced Thursday the further expansion of its PlusCBD Oil brand into the specialty retail channel with The Vitamin Shoppe. “The Vitamin Shoppe is an ideal retail partner for CV Sciences as we continue our rapid expansion into national retailers,” said Joseph Dowling, chief executive officer of CV Sciences.  “Their customers

Charlotte’s Web announces new initiative with Rodale Institute and Natural Care

Charlotte’s Web announces new initiative with Rodale Institute and Natural Care

BOULDER, Colo.— Charlotte’s Web has entered into a research initiative with Rodale Institute and Natural Care to pioneer regenerative organic hemp farming. The research will be conducted at Pocono Organics, a start-up regenerative organic farm in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.  In alignment with its corporate social responsibility values, Charlotte’s Web has been active in responsible farming practices since