High-CBD products are gaining traction in pot shops and reaching beyond typical consumers, new report shows

High Cbd Products Are Gaining Traction In Pot Shops And Reaching Beyond Typical Consumers, New Report Shows

Published: Nov 15, 2016, 6:11 pm • Updated: Nov 15, 2016, 6:19 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff High-CBD products are a small segment of Washington’s marijuana market, but sales of the typically medicinal-focused products are growing — especially among non-traditional customers, according to new data from cannabis intelligence firm Headset provided exclusively to The Cannabist.Seattle-based Headset delved into point-of-sale data at Washington marijuana retailers to get a sense of sales trends for products high in cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive compound of the marijuana plant.While sales of high-CBD products make up a small portion of Washington state’s retail cannabis market, that sector has seen significant growth in the past year. The high-CBD products — which are primarily used for certain medical applications, but have gained prominence among the general retail marijuana population for uses such as pain relief and anxiety reduction — accounted for 3 percent of...

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