California officials agree to left restrictions on the retail sale of hemp products. Photo credit: LightFieldStudios. After years of anticipation, November of 2016 became a historical month for thousands of weed enthusiasts across the Golden State. It's the year that voters approved Proposition 64 or the Control, Regulate, and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA). In other … [Read more...] about California Lifts Hemp Retail Ban, but why did it Take so Long?
A selection of Ananda Farms products. Sourced from Ananda Farms. For CEO and founder of Ananda Farms, Sarah Stenuf, a name is everything. As a student of “other ways of life and culture,” she told Emerald, “I came across this way of being, this way of life called ananda,” known as bliss or divine joy in the practices of Hinduism and Buddhism. Stenuf explained … [Read more...] about Ananda Farms: the First U-Pick Hemp Farm in New York
Hemp wick and grinder. Photo by Ryan Kamber. Hemp wick has been around for millennia, yet today it feels like it’s only used by snobby stoners. Everyone knows the type. Whether they religiously clean their piece; refuse any cannabis that isn’t “high grade;” make fun of their friend’s one-hitter; or all of the above — there is no shortage of these choosey cannabis … [Read more...] about The Wonderful World of Hemp Wick
Study's show CBD may be beneficial for pets. Photo credit: Envato. Our fur friends are our best friends, and they deserve the best care around. They experience similar health issues as humans do, and it's challenging to manage. My dog, Bessie, is a Jack Russell Terrier, and they often have joint pain and arthritis issues as they get older. She'll be 14 this year, and the … [Read more...] about I Gave CBD to my Pets Upon Veterinarian’s Orders, Here’s What Happened
Payment processors are an important but complicated part of business for CBD companies and their customers. Photo credit: Envato. Payment Processing companies, like PayPal, are a necessary component of both in-person and online shopping. If a customer wants to buy anything with a credit card, debit card, or any form of online payment, then the business they are buying from … [Read more...] about The Impact of Strict Payment Processor Guidelines on Small CBD Businesses