Thanks to loosening restrictions, we are beginning to see the many health benefits of CBD, at scale, for the first time, allowing people to reap the benefits of cannabidiol without the high. The plant extract is being added to countless items like toothpicks, breath sprays, and even cheeseburgers to help people alleviate stress, sleep better, and reduce anxiety. TRIP is a CBD brand focused on more manageable and convenient uses like drinks and oil. The company presently offers four CBD-infused drinks that are convenient on the go. TRIP also offers a line of CBD oils that are used by placing a drop under your tongue. Both products are available direct-to-consumer through the company’s website and through select retailers. London TechWatch caught up with Cofounder Olivia Ferdi to learn about how the brand came to fruition, international expansion, and recent round of funding from investors that include Christian Angermayer and Maria Raga.
Cannabis investor and expert Jeffrey Finkle shares some insight on how businesses will change as a result of COVID-19 and examines if this will be the seminal moment for the cannabis industry.
One of my favorite slides in my investor deck is titled “The Pace of Social Change” which features a great graphic from Bloomberg, that is pictured above in edited form. While it’s common knowledge that government policy follows public opinion, it’s also often the case that federal laws don’t change until the states themselves respond […]