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Walgreens to stock CBD products in 1,500 stores

Walgreens to stock CBD products in 1,500 stores

DEERFIELD, Ill.— Walgreens reported Wednesday it will sell CBD creams, patches and sprays in nearly 1,500 stores in select states. The drugstore chain will sell the cannabis-based products in Oregon, Colorado, New Mexico, Kentucky, Tennessee, Vermont, South Carolina, Illinois and Indiana. The retailer declined to specify which brands it would carry. “This product offering is in

CVS begins selling CBD products in seven states

CVS begins selling CBD products in seven states

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS has begun carrying CBD products in selected stores in seven states: California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, and Tennessee. The chain is stocking hemp-derived topical products only, such as creams, sprays, roll-ons, lotions and salves. It will not sell any supplements or food additives containing CBD, a company spokesman said. “We

IRI unveils findings of new CBD attitude and usage study

IRI unveils findings of new CBD attitude and usage study

CHICAGO — IRI Tuesday released findings of a new study focused on understanding the attitudes and usage motivations of legal adult cannabis users, and the projected impact of further legalization on consumer product purchase habits. “The expanding legalization of cannabis products is already a disruptive force in the CPG industry,” said Robert Tomei, president of market and

New law paves way for CBD market’s continued growth

WASHINGTON — Hemp-based cannabidiol (CBD) is poised to move further into the mainstream in 2019 after Congress renewed the U.S. Farm Bill last month and President Trump signed the legislation into law. The legislation, which charts a course for federal farm policy and funds programs administered by the Department of Agriculture, also removed industrial hemp

The Emerson Group partners with MarketHub

The Emerson Group partners with MarketHub

WAYNE, Pa. — The Emerson Group and MarketHub, the hemp retail category experts, announced on Wednesday a new partnership that offers retailers and their customers a seamless entry point into the burgeoning CBD industry.With this partnership, retailers will have access to the Emerson Group’s trusted leadership in sales, category management and logistics services, and MarketHub’s expertise