CBD

One of Two Missouri CBD Dispensaries Open for Business

One of two licensed Missouri businesses legally allowed to grow and dispense CBD is now open and has been serving patients for about two months. BeLeaf is growing and dispensing a high-CBD strain of industrial hemp called Noah’s Releaf imported from California. It so far has about 20 customers from across the state that range […]

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Missouri CBD Program Lacking Physician Support

The two Missouri companies that have been licensed to grow and produce CBD medicine from industrial hemp are looking at a super-slow start, mostly because neurologists in the state are hesitant to write recommendations for the drug. Missouri is one of more than a dozen states that have legalized CBD-based medicines derived from either industrial […]

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Colorado City Giving Hemp Firm $5M in Incentives

The city of Pueblo, Colorado, is giving an upstart company a package of incentives worth $4.89 million to buy equipment and transform a long-shuttered former Boeing plant into a large CBD and hemp processing facility. The deal marks the first time a city has backed a hemp company to spur economic development, according to a statement from the […]

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CBD cafe to open in England

The United Kingdom is about to get its first “cannabis cafe” – sans THC. The shop, which is planned for Manchester, will feature only CBD products manufactured in Germany from hemp. “We have people filling it into bottles, branding it and bringing it over,” owner Colin Davies told the Manchester Evening News. Davies isn’t marketing it […]

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CBD Laws Largely Symbolic Victories, as Business Opportunities Are Few and Far Between

By John Schroyer In 2013, CNN aired a documentary by Dr. Sanjay Gupta that featured a young girl whose innumerable seizures were relieved by a high-CBD medical marijuana strain. The documentary – and Gupta’s concurrent proclamation that marijuana does indeed have medical benefits – had an immediate impact. In the early months of 2014, lawmakers […]

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