Local businesses are offering a huge variety of CBD-infused and hemp-based food and drink products. But a recent move by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services may make this market more complicated.
Are CBD businesses — which are exploding across WNC and elsewhere — laying down the tracks, preparing for an expansion into legal marijuana? The answer depends on whom you ask. Many local CBD entrepreneurs say they’ll continue their focus on the health benefits of CBD, regardless of whether medical or recreational marijuana are legalized in the state.