How The CBD Coffee Trend Started, According To Cannabis Entrepreneurs

If you live in a state where CBD is popular, you’ve probably walked by dozens of cafés with little hemp leaves drawn on chalkboard signs. Entrepreneurs across the United States have long been offering CBD candies, lotions, and oils in the states where cannabis is completely legal, but since the passage of the farm bill that legalized hemp across the country, it seems like we’re really seeing the popularity of the compound explode. Now you can find CBD-infused coffee and cocktails, and even fancy CBD cuisine, in many cities.

CBD, which is short for cannabidiol, is a cannabis compound that has relaxing and sedative effects. It is derived from hemp, which contains less than 0.3 percent THC (the cannabis compound with psychoactive effects), so CBD doesn’t get you high. It’s so hip right now that in a National Restaurant

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