Who Let the CBDs Out?

A curated list of the biggest cannabidiol stories from around the industry
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CHICAGO -- Cannabidiol, or CBD—the nonpsychoactive ingredient in marijuana—is the hottest product on the market. Popular because of its alleged medicinal qualities, it has emerged in various snacks, beverages, supplements and body oils and is expected to reach $5 billion in the next eight years. But questions continue to linger around the industry: What is CBD? Is it legal? What’s the difference between CBD and THC?

This curated list—featuring original content from CSP as well as news from around the industry—aims to answer these questions and provide retailers with the latest trends, stories and insights on CBD. The list is part of CSP’s new CBD-focused newsletter and updates every month.

Three-day event will help retailers prepare for the new, fast-growing product category.

Cannabis’ nonpsychoactive brother is emerging in candy—but where does it fit in c-stores?

Equipment serves a hemp-infused beverage.

The Department of Health and Human Services says the hemp-derived product is not a federally approved food additive.

Commercial showcased brand’s EnrichaRoast CBD coffee and Baristas White Coffee.

Berro joins MMS Distribution from Harold Levinson Associates.

Region is one of the highest-rated places for smoke shops, adding up to hundreds of thousands of dollars in the CBD market, according to Remedy Review.

Gummies and honey abound in this new product category.

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