The 'fuzzy' future of hemp and CBD

Is hemp causing good disruption? A caricature is worth 1,000 words. Check out this one from the 2018 NBJ Summit.

Todd Runestad, Content Director,, Sr. Supplements Editor

February 19, 2019

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The 'fuzzy' future of hemp and CBD

Hemp—and its current raison d'etre, CBD—is taking the country by storm. All the issues surrounding it, from the political to the personal, are summarized in this "sketch effect" chart, a by-product of a seminar at the exclusive NBJ Summit 2018. To register or for additional information on the 2019 NBJ Summit, click here. Closer at hand is the Natural Products Hemp & CBD Summit, which takes place all day Tuesday, March 5, as part of Natural Products Expo West, held in Anaheim, Calif., March 5-9.

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About the Author(s)

Todd Runestad

Content Director,, Sr. Supplements Editor, Natural Products Insider

I've been writing on nutrition science news since 1997. I'm The content director for NaturalProductsInsidercom and digital magazines. Other incarnations: supplements editor for, Delicious Living and Natural Foods Merchandiser. Former editor-in-chief of Functional Ingredients magazine and still cover raw material innovations and ingredient science.

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My daily vitamin regime includes a morning smoothie with a range of powders including protein, collagen and spirulina; a quality multi, B complex, C with bioflavonoids, >2,000IU vitamin D, E, magnesium, high-selenium yeast, PQQ, choline, alpha-lipoic acid with carnitine, coQ10, fish oil concentrate, probiotics and some adaptogenic herbs. 

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