Will Hemp Farming’s Legalization Change Society Beyond Agriculture

Thanks to an amendment to the 2018 Farm Bill, already passed by the House and Senate, industrial hemp will be legal to farm in the US once again. From tobacco-producing states seeking a profitable replacement crop to the CBD boom, the demand for this legalization has been huge. In fact, as Leafly points out, “the hemp-derived CBD market is already growing far faster than the legal weed …

Plant People’s High-Quality, Full-Spectrum CBD Products

The NYC-based CBD start-up offers an assortment of THC-free drops and capsules

Like many states, New York has introduced medicinal marijuana for only what are deemed severe, debilitating or life-threatening conditions. But, as the state’s governor insinuated earlier in 2018, it’s not a matter of if New York legalizes recreational marijuana, it’s a matter of when. In the mean time, the number of upstart New York-based CBD—one of the most well-known cannabinoids derived from hemp and cannabis—brands …

Oliver Coffee’s CBD Oil Specialty Drinks

A menu featuring coffee-alternative beverages with an unexpectedly soothing ingredient

There’s nothing ordinary about Oliver Coffee. Settled just barely inside of NYC’s Two Bridges neighborhood (at 5 Oliver St) the cafe features an outside order and pick-up window, as well as a range of international (and frequently obscure) magazines and snacks inside, selected by Import News. Oliver’s menu features staples like an Americano and latte, as well as new necessities like a dense cold brew. …