This week is our sixth installation of This Week in CBD. We’re covering CBD industry news, as well as CBD health and wellness news, to keep you in the loop on the latest developments in CBD.
CBD Industry News
According to the latest market research conducted by Nielsen, the CBD market will be worth more than $6 billion by 2025 in the U.S. alone. The report cites the fact that CBD and hemp-derived products are evolving from simple oils and tinctures to being included in cosmetic products, pain relief formulas, and even CBD pet treats.
Despite a city-wide law passed in July of this year, shops and restaurants in New York City have been slow to remove CBD-infused foods from their menus.
If you’ve watched golf recently, you might have noticed players talking about CBD – or even taking it in between holes. CBD and hemp-derived products have become incredibly popular among golfers for a wide variety of reasons, including improved sleep, reduced inflammation and lower levels of stress and anxiety.
Willie Nelson certainly makes no secret of his appreciation of all things cannabis. In fact, he already has a brand of cannabis products and now he’s moving into the CBD industry as well, with a new line of hemp-derived products for pets.
If you’re relatively new to CBD and are looking for a good guide on the basics of this cannabinoid – as well as what to look out for when shopping for CBD – here’s a great article to help you out.
CBD Health and Wellness News
One of the most popular uses for CBD is to help with stress and anxiety. But what does the research say about CBD for anxiety? Check out this comprehensive article from US News and World Report to learn more.
A recent study conducted with epileptic patients taking pure CBD for relief of symptoms showed that CBD is much more effectively absorbed when taken with a high-fat food or meal. In fact, compared to those patients who took CBD on an empty stomach, those who had eaten a high-fat meal had CBD levels in their bodies that were 4x higher.
A very scientific look into the exciting potential of CBD and other cannabinoids to influence our immune systems.
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