Ben & Jerry's Announces Plans to Make CBD-Infused Ice-Cream | THE GUARDIAN

Ben & Jerry's Announces Plans to Make CBD-Infused Ice-Cream   |   THE GUARDIAN

Ice-cream maker to add cannabidiol to its products as soon as it is legalized at the federal level

Usually people reach for the ice-cream after ingesting cannabis. Now hippie-capitalist ice-cream maker Ben & Jerry’s is hoping to speed the whole process up by producing CBD-infused ice-cream.

Long known for stoner-hinting flavors such as Bonnaroo Buzz, Phish Food and Half Baked, the US company’s decision to add CBD to its products as soon as the plant extract is legalized at the federal level comes as the market of cannabinoids-infused products has exploded over the past several years.

CBD, short for cannabidiol, is a chemical compound from the cannabis plant. Its supporters claim it produces relaxation and calmIce-cream maker to add cannabidiol to its products as soon as it is legalized at the federal level

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CBD-Infused Coffee Is Growing in Popularity | CBS NEW

CBD-Infused Coffee Is Growing in Popularity   |   CBS NEW

On Friday, the FDA will hold the first public hearing on a plan to legalize CBD in food and drinks. CBD comes from plants in the cannabis family, but unlike marijuana it won’t make you high. It’s expected to be a $22 billion dollar industry by 2022. Barry Petersen tkes a look at the buzz over CBD-infused coffee.

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Can CBD Really Do All That? | The New York Times

Can CBD Really Do All That?   |   The New York Times

When Catherine Jacobson first heard about the promise of cannabis, she was at wits’ end. Her 3-year-old son, Ben, had suffered from epileptic seizures since he was 3 months old, a result of a brain malformation called polymicrogyria. Over the years, Jacobson and her husband, Aaron, have tried giving him at least 16 different drugs, but none provided lasting relief. They lived with the grim prognosis that their son — whose cognitive abilities never advanced beyond those of a 1-year-old — would likely continue to endure seizures until the cumulative brain injuries led to his death.

In early 2012, when Jacobson learned about cannabis at a conference organized by the Epilepsy Therapy Project, she felt a flicker of hope. The meeting, in downtown San Francisco, was unlike others she had attended, which were usually…

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Saks Fifth Avenue Is Now Serving CBD Beauty At New York City Flagship's In-House Salon | FORBES

Saks Fifth Avenue Is Now Serving CBD Beauty At New York City Flagship's In-House Salon   |   FORBES

Barney’s New York was the first to fling the doors open to cannabis acceptance among luxury retailers earlier this year with The High End and now Saks Fifth Avenue is next to follow suit in the form of a dedicated space.

Today, the chain of department stores announced the launch of The Salon Project by Joel Warren’s CBD Beauty Corner at its New York City…

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Will You Sleep Better With CBD? | CONSUMER REPORTS - NBC

Will You Sleep Better With CBD?   |   CONSUMER REPORTS - NBC

Have trouble sleeping at night? You’re not alone. According to a recent Consumer Reports survey, almost 80 percent of Americans say they have trouble sleeping at least once a week. Now, some people are turning to CBD, a compound in cannabis that won’t get you high, to get some much needed zzz’s. But is it safe and does it work? Consumer Reports has what you need to know.

CBD, or cannabidiol, is a compound found in hemp and marijuana. Its popularity has exploded because of its potential to treat health problems like pain and anxiety.

There isn’t a ton of research on CBD and insomnia. But the research that is available suggests that CBD may reduce anxiety and possibly reduce pain. Relieving one or both of those could help you get to sleep and stay asleep.

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Canadian Cannabis Retailers Just Can't Keep CBD Products in Stock

Canadian Cannabis Retailers Just Can't Keep CBD Products in Stock

CBD is the trendiest wellness product going right now—good luck finding it in Canada.

With big name celebrities like Kim Kardashian jumping on the CBD hype train, the already huge popularity of the non-intoxicating cannabis compound is only getting bigger. Hell, in the US you can buy all sorts of CBD-infused products from mainstream drugstores right now. And with cannabis now legal for adult use across Canada, you might think getting a bottle of the non-high-inducing CBD oil should be easy enough.

But as it turns out cannabis producers in Canada just can't make enough of the stuff to fulfill…

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Pets are the hot new cannabis customer as owners use CBD to ease pain and thunderstorm anxiety | CNBC

Pets are the hot new cannabis customer as owners use CBD to ease pain and thunderstorm anxiety   |   CNBC

KEY POINTS

  • More people are giving their pets CBD, a non-intoxicating cannabis compound.

  • There’s scant data proving CBD helps, yet some people swear by it.

  • CBD pet products could balloon to a $1.16 billion industry in the U.S. by 2022, the Brightfield Group estimates.

Some of the CBD industry’s biggest consumers aren’t even human.

Dogs and cats are increasingly taking the non-intoxicating cannabis compound as their owners seek to provide relief to their four-legged friends for everything from anxiety to pain and

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A Little CBD to Take the Edge Off—For Your Pet? | WALL STREET JOURNAL

A Little CBD to Take the Edge Off—For Your Pet?   |   WALL STREET JOURNAL

Barbara Hightower has found a solution to her 9-year-old dog Moose’s panic attacks: Treats made from cannabis.

Ms. Hightower, a 63-year-old homemaker in Madison, N.J., says the biscuits have helped calm Moose’s sudden shaking and hiding under furniture. “It takes the edge off his anxiety,” she says.

The supplements contain a hemp extract called cannabidiol, or CBD, which has garnered a flurry of interest among people who take it for everything from sleep to stress reduction. Its human proponents say the products provide a wash of calm without producing a psychoactive “high” like marijuana, hemp’s sister in the cannabis plant family. Now, people are trying it on their pets…

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Cannabis fans everywhere may get their wish as Oreo-maker Mondelez eyes CBD-infused snacks | CNBC

 Cannabis fans everywhere may get their wish as Oreo-maker Mondelez eyes CBD-infused snacks   |   CNBC

Cannabis aficionados everywhere may finally get their wish as Oreo-maker Mondelez eyes adding CBD-infused snacks to its product line, which includes Chips Ahoy cookies, Cadbury chocolate, Nilla Wafers and Nutter Butter cookies.

Watch CNBC’sfull interview with Modelez CEO Drirk Van de Put

“Yes, we’re getting ready, but we obviously want to stay within what is legal and play it the right way,” CEO Dirk Van de Put said Wednesday on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street. ”

Although he dashed hopes that consumers would get CBD-infused Oreos, saying that…

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Kim Kardashian's chill baby shower included CBD and meditation: 'Everyone have a puff' | USA TODAY

Kim Kardashian's chill baby shower included CBD and meditation: 'Everyone have a puff'   |   USA TODAY

Kim Kardashian West's baby shower was a working mom's paradise.

The reality star designed the affair held at her home this weekend in honor of the pending birth of her fourth child with Kanye West via surrogate.

The weekend was all about relaxation and included a sound bath, Yeezy slides, meditation and CBD, if you're into that sort of thing. In a series of videos taken inside the party and posted by Instagram fan account Kim Kardashian Snapchat, the celebrity mom invited guests to get their groove on.

"Let's zen out for a Saturday," she said, surrounded by guests stretched out on yoga mats. "So everyone have a puff and put on some oil."

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How Hollywood's Cannabis Brands Are Celebrating 4/20 | HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

How Hollywood's Cannabis Brands Are Celebrating 4/20   |   HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

In celebration of 4/20 on Saturday, several industry-loved cannabis and CBD brands are debuting new products and events. Companies like Lord Jones, Higgs and Lowell Herb have developed new weed offerings for the holiday. 

Influencer marketing platform Traackr reports that the CBD brands Lord Jones, Beboe and Leef Organics are dominating influencer conversations. The word "CBD" has seen a 101 percent increase in mentions by beauty and fashion influencers over the last year, while "sativa" has increased in conversations by 345 percent. The Hollywood Reporter has reported on the rise of cannabis fashion and CBD beauty on the red carpet, alongside new inventions like the social media app High There! and even CBD-infused manicures…

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The Rocky Mountain High: CheeseBurger Delight (CBD) Will Be Available in Denver, Colorado on April 20, 2019

The Rocky Mountain High: CheeseBurger Delight (CBD) Will Be Available in Denver, Colorado on April 20, 2019

Carl’s Jr.®, known for impossible to ignore flavors and craveable menu items, today announced it will be testing its latest menu innovation the Rocky Mountain High: CheeseBurger Delight (CBD) for one day only on April 20th at one Carl’s Jr. restaurant location in Denver.

“The new Rocky Mountain High: CheeseBurger Delight ties back to our core strategy of being the first to bring bold and unexpected flavors that are at the forefront of hot restaurant trends to…

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Cannabis Wellness Hits the Oscars Red Carpet | HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Cannabis Wellness Hits the Oscars Red Carpet   |   HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

How brands like Lord Jones and Dosist are taking the pain and stress out of red carpets: "I use it to take the edge off, especially now during the craziness of awards season," says makeup artist Jenn Streicher.

On Sunday, the Oscars will recognize pioneers in filmmaking while, behind the scenes, some pioneering cannabis and CBD beauty products just might be helping ease the tension for certain attendees walking the red carpet.

Since marijuana was legalized in California in 2018, stars and their stylists have become even more open about turning to CBD as a non-psychoactive, anti-inflammatory healing addition to makeup foundations and foot creams that combat the pain of high heels. Luxe CBD brand Lord Jones has long attracted star stylists like Karla Welch (Tracee Ellis Ross), makeup artist…

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