Month: March 2020

Is the Hemp Hype Over?

Is the Hemp Hype Over?

Hemp stocks have suffered significant losses over the past year. The passage of the 2018 Farm Bill created a significant opportunity for the cannabis industry. It legalized hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) at the federal level in the U.S., giving companies a way to legitimately sell CBD products. It was an exciting opportunity — but, unfortunately, hemp…

How to Check Out CBD Oil Labels

How to Check Out CBD Oil Labels

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a chemical found in hemp and marijuana plants that can be extracted and used to ease pain, reduce stress or anxiety, and lower the chance of seizures without giving you a high. When you buy CBD oil, check the label on the packaging so you can see if it’s good quality. Each…

Not all CDB drops are developed equal: I found the very best

Not all CDB drops are developed equal: I found the very best

I’ll admit to having been a CBD denier. I dismissed it as a bullshit trend; the second-most overrated after kombucha. The variety of products I’d tried always left me feeling somewhere between slightly nauseous and groggy. And mentally dull. It didn’t seem to matter what form the product took, or which sort of extra bells…

Synapse’s CBD-Infused ‘Functional Gum’ Joins Burgeoning Market

Synapse’s CBD-Infused ‘Functional Gum’ Joins Burgeoning Market

Synapse Liquid Core_1 synapse company photo Declining chewing gum sales have spurred gum makers and entrepreneurs to create “functional gums” that offer benefits beyond freshening one’s breath like boosting energy, helping smoking cessation, or bringing on sleep. In January, Synapse Limited Liability Company, a functional gum maker based in Denver, launched Synapse, a CBD-infused liquid-core…

Memo to Expert Service Providers: Carve Yourself an Unique Niche

Memo to Expert Service Providers: Carve Yourself an Unique Niche

Rather than fishing in crowded waters, shrink the pond by honing in on what you do best. March 9, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. When you ask an average business audience to name the first person to fly solo, non-stop across the Atlantic, most people know it was…