According to the latest statistics, the cannabis edibles market is set to increase at a compounded annual growth rate of 25% for the next five years. A fast growing segment within the edibles vertical is that of cannabidiol (CBD) infused edibles. Hemp CBD Gummies, CBD Soft Chews, CBD hard candies, CBD infused beverages, CBD chocolates, and CBD infused cookies, cakes and other food products are set to dominate the marketplace as hemp products continue to grow at an astounding rate. But not all edibles are created equal and the way an edible infused with hemp CBD oil is prepared could mean the difference between a product that actually works and one that does nothing.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) was successful in securing the Hemp Farming Act of 2018 in the Senate Farm Bill, which was released today. Senator McConnell, a senior member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, worked with Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS), to ensure that his legislation to legalize industrial hemp was included in the farm policy bill. The Senate Agriculture Committee will officially consider the legislation on Wednesday, June 13.