Industrial Hemp Floodgates Open as CBD Demand Grows

November 6, 2018 09:00:21

CannabisNewsWire Editorial Coverage: The growing popularity of cannabidiol (CBD), a powerful but nonpsychoactive cannabinoid found in plants of the cannabis family such as industrial hemp, has a lot to do with consumer experience roundly validating the increasingly body of scientific evidence for CBD’s therapeutic value.

  • CBD demand is increasing rapidly as consumers run ahead of the studies.
  • Branding is key to capturing market share while formulation quality drives consumer loyalty.
  • The global potential for the CBD market is immense and largely untapped.

Marijuana Company of America Inc. (OTC: MCOA) (MCOA Profile) has taken several key steps to set itself up as a power player in the burgeoning CBD space, acting as a cultivation site landlord while also developing revolutionary products containing proprietary CBD compounds via its wholly owned subsidiary, hempSMART. CV Sciences Inc. (OTCQB: CVSI) just introduced PlusCBD Oil™ Gummies at the Natural Product Expo East 2018. Los Angeles-based MedMen (CSE: MMEN) (OTCQX: MMNFF) just signed a $33 million deal to acquire Kannaboost Technology Inc. and CSI Solutions LLC, collectively known as Level Up, an Arizona-based vertically integrated marijuana firm. OrganiGram (TSX.V: OGI) (OTCQX: OGRMF) has just has signed a supply agreement with BC Liquor Distribution Branch, the sole, wholesale distributor of nonmedical cannabis for British Canada. And symbolic of its presence in the cannabis market, Aphria (NYSE: APHA) (TSX: APH) debuted on…


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