CBD awareness is going up, but this is not reflected in sales, says Brightfield Group

According to Brightfield Group (see infographic below), in Q4 of 2020, cannabidiol (CBD) experienced an increase in awareness. In Q3, only four brands had at least 20% consumer awareness, which increased to 14 brands in Q4, with nearly all the top CBD brands in the U.S. having over 10% awareness. However, despite the increase in awareness, purchasing and loyalty have […]

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More NFL Players Are Advocating for CBD Use

post-image Cannabidiol (CBD) is a natural health supplement, and many current and former NHL athletes are advocating for its use, specifically as a pain and inflammation supplement for its effectiveness and because it is much less risky than opioid medications. As research over the past two decades has revealed the benefits that CBD has to offer, NFL athletes and advocates […]

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Cannabis Compound Inhibits COVID-19 Replication in Human Lung Cells, Study Says

In a study undergoing peer review, the CBD compound from cannabis has been found to stop COVID-19 replication in lung epithelial cells, suggesting the plant medicine holds yet another astounding quality. Furthermore, observational data from patients who were taking CBD before they were tested for coronavirus showed that its use was associated with a significantly lower infection incidence rate than […]

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Chart: Top CBD sales channels in 2020

  Chart: Top CBD sales channels in 2020 Published March 15, 2021 | By Hemp Industry Daily staff end article header   Despite CBD’s growing penetration in mainstream retail, the cannabinoid is mostly sold online – a trend that intensified during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a year when brick-and-mortar stores shut down because of the pandemic, business conducted online was […]

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7 Benefits and Uses of CBD Oil (Plus Side Effects)

  Cannabidiol is a popular natural remedy used for many common ailments. Better known as CBD, it is one of over 100 chemical compounds known as cannabinoids found in the cannabis or marijuana plant, Cannabis sativa (1). Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the main psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis, and causes the sensation of getting “high” that’s often associated with marijuana. However, […]

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