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CBD Industry Insiders Speak: Standing Out In The Competitive CBD Industry


We asked hemp business experts what it takes to stand out in the increasingly competitive CBD...

Charlotte Figi, CBD Movement Pioneer, Dies At Age 13


Charlotte Figi, a girl who became a figurehead for a movement demanding access to CBD, died in April 2020 after an illness resembling...

CBD Can’t Cure Or Prevent COVID-19, So Why Are Snake Oil Hemp Brands Claiming It Can?


There is zero evidence that CBD can cure or help with the COVID-19 virus. There’s no proof it can help protect you from getting...

Don’t Buy CBD On Amazon: Why CBD On Amazon Is A Bad Deal


For many of us, Amazon.com is a part of our everyday lives. Unfortunately, we do have to warn you: never buy CBD oil on...

Hemp Makes Great Plastic, So Why Isn’t Hemp Plastic Everywhere?


Plastic is an inescapable part of our everyday lives, so why is almost all of it still made from polluting, non-renewable...

The FDA & CBD: FDA Warning Letters Hint At Future CBD Regulation


The 2018 Farm Bill gave the FDA power to regulate CBD. But, the FDA still hasn't given guidance on how CBD should be...

Banking Rights in the Hemp Industry: We Need “SAFE” Banking


Editor’s Note: Jonathan Miller is general counsel for the U.S. Hemp Roundtable. He submitted this op-ed on recent developments in hemp banking rights....

Why Did ‘Hemp For Victory’ Disappear? The US Hid This Film After WWII


During World War II, the Allies desperately needed hemp. In response, the United States briefly reversed its stance and encouraged farmers to grow it....

Billion Dollar CBD: CBD Sales Predicted to Top $1 Billion in 2019


A new report predicts CBD sales could reach $1.3 billion in 2019. But what's the future look like for the U.S. CBD...

More People Got Hemp Growing Licenses In 2019, But How Much Hemp Really Grew?


A look at the total number of hemp growing licenses issued this year gives us an important glimpse into the rapidly growing hemp industry. More people than...