Despite Regulatory Limbo, New Research Forecasts CBD Market Will Hit $23.7 billion by 2023

The market for hemp-derived CBD is expected to hit $5.1 billion in 2019 and $23.7 billion by 2023, according to new research from CBD and cannabis-focused market research firm, Brightfield Group. But despite bullish projections from researchers, enthusiasm from the industry, and curiosity from consumers, many federal and local agencies still treat it as a forbidden substance. “Market research…

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It’s About Time: An Inside Look at How Azuca’s TiMETM Technology Works

Thermodynamic individual Molecular Encapsulation, or TiMETM Technology, is at the core of Azuca’s production process. Created by Azuca Founder and Chief Creative Officer Ron Silver, TiME Technology puts Azuca in a class of its own. Curious about what TiME Technology is and how it sets Azuca apart? We asked Ron for his expertise on the matter. TiME Technology makes full-spectrum hemp-infused…

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Finding Your Ideal Product

With hemp research propelling forward at a rapid clip and access to quality products on the rise, there has never been a better time to create a personalized hemp routine. The versatile nature of the hemp plant alone, with its hundreds of active compounds, referred to as cannabinoids, has boundless potential to improve our well-being. Using products that are tested for consistency and quality is…

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What can hemp-derived CBD do for you?

Whether you’re looking for a natural way to help manage pain, ease into relaxation, reduce restlessness or all of the above, full-spectrum hemp extract is a viable solution. But what exactly is hemp-derived CBD (we have an answer for you here!) and how can it help you? Research—though in its early stages—indicates that hemp extract has a variety of health benefits. However, since research has…

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An Interview With: Kim Rael, CEO Of Inventive CBD, and Cannabis Edibles Brand, Azuca

I sat with Kim Rael for a few minutes at the Seed to Sale Show, held up in Boston, a couple days ago. I could immediately see the potential of her company, in between talking about everything else but her company. And then I forgot to give Kim my business card. That's not like me, sorry Kim! At any rate, I was conversing with Tom Weihmayr of the Toronto Drink Factory about flavors, the potential…

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Marijuana yes, CBD no? City’s senseless cannabidiol crackdown

A sample of cannabidiol (CBD) oil in a jar. If I were a betting man, I would bet my restaurants that New York will legalize cannabis in 2019. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio and a majority of New Yorkers are on board. “We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to get a historic issue right for future New Yorkers," de Blasio said in a recent report. "Legal cannabis is coming to New York…

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Azuca Featured on Your Highness Podcast

In our 15th episode, we begin once again with our favorite things, but this is a first! We have a collective favorite - Mary Jane Gift Boxes - of which we both were super lucky to receive! We review this awesome theme box and talk about the different collections! Next, we keep it on a positive note to talk about some of the exciting things we expect this year! There is so much to look forward to,…

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The New Consumer Guide to Cannabis: Breaking Down the Basics

We get it. Cannabis can be confusing, and questions abound when you dive into the nitty gritty details. But as the popularity and awareness of cannabis increases—specifically surrounding two of its most talked about components, called cannabinoids, CBD and THC—so do misconceptions about what cannabis is, what it does and what all of the hype is about (well worth it, if you ask us!). Some of the…

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Azuca Brings Innovative Artisan Edibles to Medical Market

—New Brand Leverages Breakthrough Technology to Offer Customizable Culinary Cannabis Experience— NEW YORK (October 2018) — Azuca, a line of all-natural cannabis edibles and ingredients, is launching in the medical-use market, with products hitting shelves in the iAnthus network of dispensaries. Azuca’s product suite will fill the cannabis industry’s demand for an edible that offers a more…

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Leading Edibles Brand Azuca Launches CBD Division

—New Executive Sales Director and General Manager Join World-Class Team— NEW YORK (October 30, 2018) — Azuca—the line of all-natural cannabis edibles and ingredients founded by Chef Ron Silver—today announced the launch of its CBD division, with plans to offer hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) simple syrup direct to consumers as well as to restaurants, bars and coffee shops through a wholesale…

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