Hemp Draws Biotech Treatment

We’ve bioengineered crops like corn and soy beans. Now it’s time to bioengineer hemp. At least, that appears to be the case as biotech startups eye the crop. Hemp has a long history. Originally grown in China, it has been cultivated for hundreds of years because of...

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Coke Explores CBD Drinks

The world’s largest beverage company is reportedly experimenting with a new ingredient—CBD. Coca-Cola is working with Aurora Cannabis, a major Canadian producer, on CBD-infused drinks to help people battle inflammation, pain and other conditions. “Along with many...

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Study Predicts CBD Market Rise

A new study shows CBD is expected to become a multi-billion-dollar market within the next few years. The Brightfield Group, a market research firm that follows the cannabis business, predicts CBD will become a $22 billion market by 2022, according to Rolling Stone....

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CBD May Provide Psychosis Relief

British scientists have found that CBD could help treat psychosis, a debilitating mental condition that includes hallucinations.   “One of the main advantages of cannabidiol is that it is safe and seems to be very well tolerated, making it in some ways an ideal...

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CBD: It’s Not Just For Humans

The popularity of CBD among people is undeniable. But it turns out pet owners are choosing it for their animal companions as well. Businesses are seeing a surge in demand for CBD-infused pet products. According to Mashable, BarkShop, the sister company of BarkBox,...

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Hemp Legalization Draws Closer

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appears to be doing everything he can to push full legalization of industrial hemp cultivation across the finish line. The Kentucky Republican has placed himself on the conference committee that will reconcile differences between...

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Can Hemp Help Cut Fossil Fuel Dependence?

As industrial hemp comes closer to full legalization, there are plenty of uses to which people can put the plant. From textiles to ropes to CBD extraction and nutrition, hemp has drawn immense interest, so much so that the U.S. Senate has voted to end federal...

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Willie Nelson Adds CBD To Coffee

Willie Nelson is expanding his cannabis offerings by bringing out coffee beans infused with CBD. The music legend's CBD line, Willie's Remedy, plans to roll out the whole bean coffee in September. Nelson has already made waves as a cannabis entrepreneur. His Willie's...

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