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The rise of Recess, a New York startup that could be the White Claw of sparkling CBD drinks — if the country’s uneven hemp regulations don’t get in the way

Recess is a sparkling CBD beverage geared towards anxious, aesthetic-obsessed millennials. Founder and CEO Ben Witte launched Recess in October 2018 with a brand-marketing-first approach. While Recess has skyrocketed in popularity on social media, the company has been navigating unclear CBD regulations behind the scenes. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
The rise of Recess, a New York startup that could be the White Claw of sparkling CBD drinks — if the country’s uneven hemp regulations don’t get in the way
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A man was arrested on charges of transporting 6,701 pounds of marijuana that his company claims was hemp. Here’s the difference between them.

Truck driver Denis Palamarchuck was recently arrested on charges of transporting 6,701 pounds of marijuana inside his vehicle during a routine inspection, CNN reported. Big Sky Scientific, the Colorado-based company who the supply belongs to, said the substance is actually hemp, which is legal. In December 2018, President Trump signed […]
A man was arrested on charges of transporting 6,701 pounds of marijuana that his company claims was hemp. Here’s the difference between them.
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6 common misconceptions about hemp

No, hemp is not marijuana. That’s the most common misconception about the food product – legalised in Australia last November – and commonly used fibre. So what is it? While hemp and its more famous cousin, marijuana, are both varieties of cannabis sativa, one of the three main subtypes of […]
6 common misconceptions about hemp