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Maggie Jaqua

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Nurturing the Common Good

Our industry fosters wellness. It’s what many of us feel called to do, and we’ve made it our life’s work. Helping our customers feel...
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Phytocannabinoids & the ECS: Your Top Qs, Answered!

Last year, in our 5th annual deep-dive into the phytocannabinoid market, we explored the research, regulatory issues, legal concerns, and more. It was only...
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Healthy Aging 

The goal: to enjoy a long, healthy life. Emphasis on healthy. “Increasingly, consumers are moving away from the desire to look younger and pursuing...

Nurturing the ECS: Experts’ Top Tips

There are many ways to support the endocannabinoid system (ECS) beyond supplementation with hemp and CBD. Michael D. Lewis, M.D., of CV Sciences, gives...
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Selling Phytocannabinoids: 4 Success Secrets

1. Make your store the go-to-source: “There are two strategies to keep in mind when trying to stand out among other CBD retailers: quality creates...

Education…and Virtual Happy Hour!

When Expo West was cancelled in March, the announcement was met with mixed emotions. Relief, anxiety, anger...this event, and the many others that were...

10 Tips to Getting the Most Out of Virtual Events

Natural Products Expo West, SupplySide East, IFT, Fancy Food...spring and early summer is usually a prime time for conferences, and the networking opportunities and...

Trying to Enjoy the Lemonade

I held off on writing this until the last possible hour before shipping this magazine to the printer, in an effort to provide the...

Cleaner, Greener Household Cleaners

The caution from EWG’s Guide to Healthy Cleaning (www.ewg.org/guides/cleaners) raises alarms: “Hazardous industrial chemicals lurk in far too many bottles and boxes under Americans’...

Shifting to Clean Label

The industry is buzzing about “clean label,” but what does it even mean? “Clean-label can mean a lot of things—to some people it means...