Marketers are selling products containing cannabidiol, or CBD, a chemical found in hemp, claiming benefits such as pain relief and stress reduction. But the actual effects are unclear, as is the legal landscape.
The new July point-of-sale data from BDS Analytics illustrates the short-term consequences of California’s adult-use cannabis regulations since Jan. 1, 2018. For example, there are 16 percent fewer cannabis brands on dispensary shelves since July 1.
Cura Cannabis Solutions, a startup that makes marijuana oil for vape cartridges, wants to be the first US company in the cannabis industry to achieve elusive "unicorn" status with a billion dollar valuation.