Capitalizing on the CBD surge

Dr. Priyanka Sharma had a thriving global business in chemical pharmaceuticals, traveling the world setting up factories extracting fish oil for nutritional supplements.

But Sharma and her husband, Pulak, left their home outside Chicago and moved to Colorado for the same three letters that have cannabis entrepreneurs, pharmaceutical companies and even mainstream grocers seeing dollar signs: CBD.

If it seems as if you’re seeing CBD…


A sporting chance

Athletes have long been using cannabis products to fight inflammation and recover from injury. But drug-testing rules and marijuana stigma historically kept athletic cannabis use a locker-room secret. That’s all changing, thanks to CBD. Today, athletes are finding they can tap into the healing properties … [Continue]

Marketing Silver CBD

Talking about CBD in a nursing home? You’d better bring extra chairs and slices of cake for the overflow crowd. Your audience will be all ears. That was the case at one northern Colorado nursing home that offered a lecture about cannabis and Alzheimer’s. The … [Continue]

New Kind of Medicine

In addition to less regulatory and tax baggage, some marijuana entrepreneurs are drawn to CBD’s medical potential and the opportunity to diversify their businesses. “It’s truly the evolution of the cannabis industry,” said Tim Gordon, founder and president of Functional Remedies, a Boulder, Colorado, company … [Continue]

New Frontiers for Retail

Cannabis in Kansas City, Kansas? Sure, if it’s CBD. CBD is creating opportunities for entrepreneurs to enter the cannabis space in states where marijuana isn’t legal. Vince Sanders of Kansas City is one of them. He started making homemade hemp extracts from hemp growing wild … [Continue]