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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

Leading Edge Pharms inks CBD product distribution deal with MarketHub

Leading Edge Pharms inks CBD product distribution deal with MarketHub

HENDERSON, Nevada — Leading Edge Pharms has announced a distribution deal with MarketHub Retail Services, a distribution network focusing on hemp-based health products. The deal provides MarketHub with rights to distribute Leading Edge’s line of Cannavera Pain Relief products with major retailers nationwide. “MarketHub has set a high standard of quality for the hemp products

Pet lovers embrace CBD products in growing pet supplements market

Pet lovers embrace CBD products in growing pet supplements market

ROCKVILLE, Md. — From notable market growth to the expanding presence of CBD (cannabidiol) products, these are exciting and innovative times for the pet supplements industry, according to market research firm Packaged Facts in the brand new report Pet Supplements in the U.S., 7th Edition. Packaged Facts research reveals that pet supplements have rebounded from the sluggish annual

CBD: Assessing a nascent market

CBD: Assessing a nascent market

“The readiness is all.” It’s hard to think of an emerging product category where retailers and suppliers have taken Hamlet’s admonition more seriously than CBD. As attitudes about cannabis, hemp and products derived from them have shifted, and the legal and regulatory restrictions around them have started to unravel, many chains and an extensive roster

NHL Alumni Association teams up with Canopy Growth to research concussions and CBD

NHL Alumni Association teams up with Canopy Growth to research concussions and CBD

 SMITHS FALLS, Ontario — NHL Alumni Association (NHLAA), NEEKA Health Canada and Canopy Growth have announced a transformative clinical research partnership that will investigate the efficacy of cannabinoids as an integral part of a novel treatment for post-concussion neurological diseases in former NHL players. A substantial number of these high performing, former professional athletes have developed impairments as a

An introduction to the coming cannabis ‘gold rush’

An introduction to the coming cannabis ‘gold rush’

Editor’s note: This is Part I of an article that ran in the 1/21/19 issue of CDR. As legal cannabis-based products continue to find their way to market, promising to redefine entire categories from health, beauty and wellness to food and beverage in their wake, most chain drug retailers are scrambling to calculate the impact

Pura Naturals, Freedom Leaf finalize agreement for CBD health and beauty products

Pura Naturals, Freedom Leaf finalize agreement for CBD health and beauty products

LAKE FOREST, Calif. — Pura Naturals, Inc., makers of eco-friendly earth-conscious health and beauty products, and Freedom Leaf, Inc., parent company of leading CBD health and wellness brands Leafceuticals, IrieCBD and Hempology, today jointly announced they have completed a strategic alliance agreement between the companies. On December 20, 2018, Pura and Freedom Leaf entered into a

“Canna-curious” named word of the year by Civilized

“Canna-curious” named word of the year by Civilized

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — 2018 may be coming to a close, but it opened the door for people interested in modern cannabis culture, aka the “canna-curious”.  During the year, an overwhelming number of visitors to Civilized.life researched cannabis legality and consumption, making canna-curious Civilized’s 2018 word of the year. Canna-curious is a new term coined to