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Celebrate Earth Day!

Celebrate Earth Day!

Celebrate Earth Day by taking a few minutes to see what you can do to have a positive impact on our beautiful Earth!

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The CBD Pharmacist

The CBD Pharmacist

The CBD Pharmacist: Your Personal Guide to Demystifying the CBD World and Optimizing Your Health Welcome to the CBD revolution! Are you curious if the hype is true? Do you suffer from chronic pain, anxiety or struggle to sleep and don’t know where else to turn? Do you want to understand how to take advantage of this power packed molecule? If you are looking for a reliable source that can provide not only answers but a road map to navigating the twisty and curvy roads of the CBD universe, then...

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Learn how to Start and Grow a CBD Business With CBD Training Academy’s Live Online CBD Business Builder 2021 Certification Course

Learn how to Start and Grow a CBD Business With CBD Training Academy’s Live Online CBD Business Builder 2021 Certification Course

  CBD Training Academy will present 10 Expert Speakers at their “CBD Business Builder Certification Course”, taking place Live on Friday, March 19th from 8 AM to 5 PM Pacific, online on Zoom. This full day event will equip attendees with the information they need to quickly start a CBD business, scale their CBD company, or add CBD sales to an existing business. The course was created for entrepreneurs and individuals as well as retailers, nurses, chiropractors, nutritionists, and anyone else...

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USDA Publishes Final Rule 1/15/21 on the Production of Hemp

The 2018 Farm Bill (pdf) directed USDA to establish a national regulatory framework for hemp production in the United States.   USDA published a final rule on January 15, 2021, that provides regulations for the production of hemp in the United States and is effective on March 22, 2021. The final rule builds on the interim final rule published October 31, 2019, that established the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program. The final rule incorporates modifications based on public comments and...

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January 2021 CBD News Roundup by CBD Training Academy

January 2021 CBD Training Academy News Roundup We’ve read through hundreds of articles to find the most important ones for you to check out and review.  Take a look and let us know what you think! Medical & Science Can You Treat COVID-19 with CBD? Israeli Clinical Tria Believes So READ HERE Legal & Regulatory FDA & FTC Begin Crackdown on Deceitful CBD Marketing Claims READ HERE Business Startup Fundraising Risks for CBD Companies by attorney Heidi Urness READ HERE Sales &...

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What’s New with CBD Training Academy in 2021

CBD Training Academy is excited to bring you new content, courses, training, and more in 2021 so you and your business can thrive in the growing CBD Industry. Check out what we have in store for 2021 Free CBD WebinarsIn 2021, we are launching a NEW CBD Webinar Series which will include FREE webinars about legal, financial and product development strategies. Click here to check out our free webinarsNew CBD CoursesWe have an amazing list of new courses to bring you and your team in...

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FTC announces first monetary sanctions for CBD medical claims, says to expect more

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced its first crackdown on deceptive claims in the CBD market Thursday, issuing fines and sanctions to six manufacturers accused of misleading consumers about the health benefits of the cannabis extract. The FTC, an independent government agency charged with consumer protection, says the six companies made illegal claims about their products’ ability to treat diseases including cancer, high blood pressure and Alzheimer’s disease. Read MORE

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How Can A Better Website Bring You More Leads?

How Can A Better Website Bring You More Leads?

“There are three responses to a piece of design – yes, no, and WOW! Wow is the one to aim for." Milton Glaser Can a Website Generate Leads? Of course, it can!  Does a brick and mortar business not have salespeople inside to invite, educate, and close sales?  Well, what is your website if not your physical business? Like storefront window design, your website is a part of your CBD/Wellness business that cannot be placed on the back burner.  It is the heart and soul of your business.  It is a...

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The Power of Visualizing Your Goals for 2021

The Power of Visualizing Your Goals for 2021

  “Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true.”  Napolean Hill   The Power of a Vision Board If every person sat down to really think about their life over the year ahead and set one goal for each element of their life, the wisdom of Mr. Napoleon Hill would transform us.  Why? Because when we visualize what we want it puts them into the physical reality of our day-to-day lives.  A vision board is a...

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How Affiliate Marketing Can Help To Grow Your Wellness/CBD Business

How Affiliate Marketing Can Help To Grow Your Wellness/CBD Business

What is Affiliate Marketing? Affiliate marketing is when you promote other companies’ products. When someone buys through your affiliate link, you get a commission.  As an affiliate, you’re a salesperson for the company. You help to make a sale, the company rewards you.  The best thing about affiliate marketing is that you can do it at scale. A typical salesperson only sells products from one company. As an affiliate marketer, you can promote products from many different companies and earn...

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Ratings, Reviews, and Referrals: The Power to Grow Sales

Ratings, Reviews, and Referrals: The Power to Grow Sales

With nearly 95% of shoppers reading online reviews before making a purchase, reviews have transformed the way consumers make purchase decisions. But reviews are more than just a way for shoppers to gather information. Reviews are a powerful form of consumer engagement.  (Spiel.medill.northwestern.edu) The IMPACT of Reviews on your Wellness Business Online reviews matter to your business.  They have a significant and quantifiable impact on the purchasing decisions that your customers make, and...

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SEO Success: Your Business Depends on It!

SEO Success: Your Business Depends on It!

53.3% of all website traffic comes from organic search. (BrightEdge) 68% of online experiences begin with a search engine. (BrightEdge) With such statistics pushing businesses to implement SEO strategies, I seriously wonder if the people making the decisions to invest in "SEO" actually understand that their approach begins with them. SEO Builds Trust Trust in the 21st Century is elusive at best.  24-hour opinion cycles, intrusive digital ads, bots, and Russian hackers all add up to a society...

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Social Media Marketing Success: Ten Success Principles

Social Media Marketing Success: Ten Success Principles

Social Media is not a marketing strategy. It is part of a good strategy, but it should not be considered the entire marketing plan. In Social Media, you have a tool that opens up communication lines between a business and its potential customers. It is a channel that allows people to find all sorts of solutions….your solutions! Like email or video, Social Media is a place where customers learn about you and your products. It can entertain, educate, guide, and direct people. The problem is that...

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Email Marketing Works. Especially During COVID.

Email Marketing Works. Especially During COVID.

The Importance of Email Marketing in Business If working from home during COVID has taught business owners anything useful, email rules in a digital world! Take a look at the numbers: According to Statista, only 15% of respondents in the U.S. do not want to hear from brands at this time. The logical conclusion is that most of your subscribers (85%) appreciate your emails. According to Mailchimp, email open rates have risen by up to 25% week-on-week in retail. According to Friederich, 52.92% of...

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Teaching Law Enforcement About Hemp & Cannabis

Teaching Law Enforcement About Hemp & Cannabis

CBD is a powerful wellness product that taking the world by storm with its natural healing and immunity powers. But CBD is also one of the most misunderstood plants because of its relationship with Cannabis. For the average consumer, things get confusing. Still, for law enforcement professionals, with every state having its own regulatory and compliance directives, it's time to get down to the bottom of what our law enforcement community needs to know about this important product and industry....

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Visualizing Your Success Makes It Happen!

Visualizing Your Success Makes It Happen!

Visualizing Your Success Makes It Happen! There is an old expression that says that we think with our eyes first.  It’s true! Eventually, our thoughts catch up to what our brain has recorded inside our memory. When needed, all we have to do is remember that information (or, better yet, have something to remind us!) According to a study done by MIT, the human brain processes an image 60,000 times faster than text, and 90 percent of information transmitted to the brain is visual. That makes...

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“Bee Kynd” Isn’t Just for Show

“Bee Kynd” Isn’t Just for Show

Brandee Weldon has a dream. Her Bee Kynd CBD brand has a deeply personal mission to educate and empower women of color with information on the benefits of using Cannabis and CBD to enhance their daily lives' health and well-being. With an MBA in Marketing from the University of Houston, Brandee, or Bee as she is known, found herself, along with millions of others, halted by the Pandemic. Like any positive and highly motivated entrepreneur, Bee found her moment to pivot. First, she moved to New...

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Finding More Customers for Your CBD Business Part 2: Marketing Plan

Finding More Customers for Your CBD Business Part 2: Marketing Plan

sPart 2: Marketing PlanWhat is your Target Market, your Message and Voice, your Media and your Platforms The obvious place to start with a marketing plan is content --like blog posts, Instagram posts, brochures, Facebook ads, and website pages. You are a CBD Business, so you know what products you have, the dosage, the ingredients, and, ideally, the targeted uses.  But starting to craft content with your products first, is a mistake. Your Target Market We mentioned in the last part (read here)...

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Finding More Customers for Your CBD Business Part 1: Your Marketing Plan

Finding More Customers for Your CBD Business Part 1: Your Marketing Plan

Part 1: Your Marketing Plan: What is your Brand/USP, Products and Services, Digital Presence, and Strategy? As the CBD marketplace tries to navigate from the fallout of the pandemic, business owners are doing one of two things: Some businesses are waiting for things to get back to normal. Others are shifting gears and responding to the new normal that COVID has presented to us. I hope that you are in group two. Investing Your Time, Energy, and Money into Marketing A good marketing strategist...

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Getting New Customers  For Your CBD Business

Getting New Customers For Your CBD Business

Every business wants new customers.  During a Pandemic with people at home and waiting for their next steps, it may feel like your CBD business will take a turn downward, but this is the perfect time to build a stronger foundation.  Customers take a journey from awareness through advocacy.  They experience needs and wants and turn to the internet to find answers and solutions.  They reach out to Google, or Bing, or Safari, and ask questions: How can I feel less anxiety? How can I strengthen my...

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Building A Business At Home

Building A Business At Home

With the entire world at home, it is easy to get frustrated and bored watching Netflix reruns. But what if you took some of that time to figure out how to stay at home while building a future for you and your family? No, this isn't one of those pyramid pitches that is circulating on Facebook. It is an idea and some direction about being well, staying well, and finding some balance in your life. I have been working at home for over ten years. It started out as a necessity when I started my own...

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Finding Customers For Your Business

Finding Customers For Your Business

At one time or another, every business has trouble finding customers. Customers aren't just a small business problem. Every business must step back every so often and figure out two things: Where do I find more customers? Are the people we attract the right customers? Pick Your Lane Think about the biggest brands, you know. They are not throwing up website content, posting on Instagram, and then waiting for their shops to fill up with paying customers. They have a plan. The difference is that...

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CBD For Skincare and Beauty

CBD For Skincare and Beauty

Cannabidiol is anything but a new ingredient! CBD has been used for hundreds of years. The first know use of the hemp plant was by the Egyptians. And it was the ancient Egyptians who went to great lengths to make sure that their appearance was youthful and beautiful! But it wasn't just beauty that drew them to CBD. They used this to relieve pain from inflammation as well as labor pains during birth. It is even recorded in their lengthy documents that success using Cannabis to treat sore eyes...

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Reasons to Celebrate CBD on 420 day (especially this year)

April 20th is POT day and partakers are celebrating “virtually” this year due to the Covid-19 virus. Despite the fact that the regular day celebrating CBD is January 21st, there are plenty of reasons to celebrate pot’s health improving cousin, CBD. Things to be thankful for in the midst of this virus!: Hemp was Legalized! - The legalization of Hemp with the “The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018,” made hemp production and distribution legal under Federal Law and established a framework of...

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The Business Value of Certification & Training

The Business Value of Certification & Training

Long before the digital economy exploded with millions of online competitors, consumer trust took a nosedive into confusion. The sheer volume of articles and information about brands and businesses came so fast that consumers became buried in the very information they needed to trust their buying decisions.  Companies are in a unique position to ride the demand for data by offering answers to the question’s consumers ask with knowledge and authority. As business owners, you are already aware...

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PPE Shortages Create Critical Risk on COVID-19 Front Line

PPE Shortages Create Critical Risk on COVID-19 Front Line

edical Equipment Shortages Create Critical Risk on COVID-19 Front Line   Suppliers exist, but face challenges connecting with Hospitals in dire need of their products  Healthcare workers depend on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to protect themselves against infections especially during a pandemic such as the COVID-19 outbreak, but don’t think that the U.S. National Stockpile will fulfill the current needs. The WHO modeling estimates that 89 million medical masks, 1.6 million goggles and...

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Learn Everything You Can About CBD For Your Pets

Learn Everything You Can About CBD For Your Pets

From Dr. Oz to Oprah, articles and CBD products are cropping up every day boasting of the health and wellness benefits in both humans and pets. What is confusing for most pet owners is that if there is a product on the market that can help to make their pets well, why isn’t every Veterinarian talking about it? CBD products for pets is a growing market with a whole list of benefits for our furry friends, but it also carries changing laws and restrictions that your Veterinarian must adhere to as...

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Growing Your CBD or Cannabis Business with Instagram Marketing

Growing Your CBD or Cannabis Business with Instagram Marketing

Growing Your CBD Business with Instagram For any kind of entrepreneur today, navigating the digital realm is an ever-changing landscape of new technology paired with old school marketing principles. The problem is that most business owners are not marketing students, nor do they have the time to learn all the latest (and trendiest) technologies to promote their businesses. Fortunately, the digital marketing tools that were introduced in the late ’90s are finally coming into a more stable...

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The Importance of CBD Education

The Importance of CBD Education

Written by the team at CBD Education Online After going to school for most of your life, starting in kindergarten and working your way up through college and beyond, you may think that your education stops there. However, that is just the beginning. It is essential to everyone, in any career, to continue their education in the professional world. Whether you choose to enhance your education in your own field or branch out in a different direction, ongoing education can be the key to success. A...

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Cannabinoid Delivery Systems for Pain and Inflammation

Cannabinoid Delivery Systems for Pain and Inflammation

There is a growing body of evidence to suggest that cannabinoids are beneficial for a range of clinical conditions, including pain, inflammation, epilepsy, sleep disorders, the symptoms of multiple sclerosis, anorexia, schizophrenia and other conditions. The transformation of cannabinoids from herbal preparations into highly regulated prescription drugs is therefore progressing rapidly. The development of such drugs requires well-controlled clinical trials to be carried out in order to...

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CBD All-Stars Series: Dr. Jake Felice Explores Cannabis and NSAIDs for Chronic Pain

CBD All-Stars Series: Dr. Jake Felice Explores Cannabis and NSAIDs for Chronic Pain

We are delighted to offer the first installment of our "CBD All-Stars" series, beginning with this exploration of the role cannabis can play in the management of chronic pain.  In this fascinating podcast, CBD Training Academy speaker Dr. Jake Felice delves in the deep science and medical implications of chronic pain.  Leading research suggests that THC - along with CBD and a range of other cannabinoids - can serve as effective alternatives or complements to traditional OTC medicines,...

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FREE CBD Business Success Webinars offered WEDNESDAYS by CBD Training Academy

FREE CBD Business Success Webinars offered WEDNESDAYS by CBD Training Academy

CBD Market - the biggest new opportunity of the decade CBD Training Academy is hosting several FREE webinars, with the first this Wednesday at 3pm Pacific Time/6pm Eastern Time - find out more & register HERE. These webinars are designed to introduce people to the CBD industry and educate them about a number of subject matters related to starting and operating a CBD Business including CBD methods of administration, dosing, quality, merchant accounts/credit card processing, CBD business...

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CBD Week in Seattle – June 27-30th, 2019

CBD Week Coming to Seattle 6/27-30 The Legal CBD Market is the biggest new opportunity of the decade. Seattle, WA – June 20th, 2019  FDA meets to set guidelines for the CBD Industry, estimated at $22 billion.. The market for Cannabidiol (CBD) had been suppressed for many years and now may very well become the biggest business opportunity of our lifetime.   CBD Training Academy and the CBD Expo will be hosting several events that are designed to introduce people to the CBD industry and to...

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Exciting Update: Extraction Business Certification now LiveStreaming

We are delighted to share with you the new line-up for Speakers at this week's Extraction Business Certification Course in Pala, CA (May 29 from 9am-6pm PST).  Produced in conjunction with Mace Media the day BEFORE their Concentration 2019 expo, the course offers the nation's premiere extraction business training, with the most comprehensive line-up of experts in the industry.  Most exciting is that you have two ways to get certified: Join us LIVE, IN-PERSON at the Pala Indian Casino and Spa...

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Extraction Business Certification Course Launched

Extraction Business Certification Course Launched

The CBD Training Academy Leader in Cannabis Education Announces New Extraction Business Certification Course Available Live & In Person or Live-Streamed and On Demand By: CBD Training Academy     SAN DIEGO - May 28, 2019 - PRLog -- • CBD Training Academy offers a new Extraction Business Certification Course for the Cannabis Industry• Taking place Wednesday, May 29th in Pala, CA and being offered via "Live Stream" - the day before "Concentration 2019" Conference also in Pala, CA.• Live...

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Happy 4-20: Celebrating CBD and all things Cannabis

How ever you may be spending your day today, the CBD Training Academy wishes you health and prosperity on this most unusual of holidays.  Not an official fiesta on most people's calendars, 4/20 marks an underground salute for the cannabis community, a celebration of the plant and the many ways it makes people's lives happier and healthier. The holiday was established by four high school friends in Marin County California back in the 1970s and has grown to include official celebrations in...

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Skincare Market Adoption of CBD is Exploding as Science Catches up with the Hype

The CBD Training Academy is launching their latest CBD education certification course while showing at the International Congress of Esthetics and Spa in Philadelphia 4/7-8. The certification classes are designed for medical spas, resort spas, day spas, dermatologists and estheticians.   1 2 3 4 CBD-Philly-at-Spa-Convention-with-Medallion-April- WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. - April 8, 2019 - PRLog -- CBD products have been gaining traction in the skincare market as the scientific evidence of its...

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CBD Business Builder Course in Orlando to Educate about New Business Opportunities with Cannabis and Hemp

ORLANDO, Fla. - April 1, 2019 - PRLog -- The CBD market (cannabidiol) is seeing a stunning rise in popularity and growth around the country and in Florida, in particular. The public has been clamoring for natural and healthy solutions for common health problems, and the market has responded to the legalization of the distribution of CBD. Major retailers including Walgreens & CVS recently announced that they will be carrying CBD products on their shelves. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, recently...

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CBD Training Academy to Exhibit at Champs Dispensary Plus show in Las Vegas 2-27-19

CBD Training Academy to Exhibit at Champs Dispensary Plus show in Las Vegas 2-27-19

Look for us in Booth 7189 at the CHAMPS Dispensary+ show in Las Vegas.  We will be offering our "Ask The CBDoctor" and promise to answer any and every question that you bring to our booth!  While we are not offering our live training at this conference, we will be launching our new Corporate CBD Training program via our OnDemand eLearning management system.  Every company in the CBD, Cannabis and Vape industries can improve top line sales by providing accurate, scientific based training to...

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CBD Training Academy to Conduct Certification Courses in Portland on January 25th

Education is Major Driver to Market Adoption of CBD, Cousin of THC from the Cannabis and Hemp Plants   Portland, OR., The CBD Training Academy is offering a full day of education in Portland on Friday, 1/25/19 from 8 am to 4 pm at the Oxford Suites Portland.  The certification classes are designed for people wishing to profit from the exploding CBD and Cannabis business.   The courses will be presented by Dr. Adam Abodeely MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRS, Celeste Miranda, CEO of MACE Media,...

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CBD Expert is now CBD Professional

We wanted to send out an important notice that beginning in 2019, the Certified CBD Expert training will now be known as Certified CBD Professional.  After receiving feedback from our extensive network of industry partners, we decided to change the name to better reflect the skill level accessible through a 4-hour trainings (which are accompanied by online study). As our goal is to deliver the most relevant and comprehensive certifications in the CBD industry, we believe the "Professional"...

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CBD Business Builder Training Launching in LA

$867 Billion Farm Bill to Create New CBD Entrepreneurs The Legal CBD Market is the largest new opportunity of the decade.   LOS ANGELES – January 12, 2019  President Trump signed the landmark $867 billion-dollar Farm Bill on December 20th and has opened the floodgate to what is expected to be an explosive $22 billion hemp-derived CBD industry. The health market for Cannabidiol (CBD) had been suppressed for decades, and now with the release of this pent-up demand, it may very well become...

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Legal CBD Market is the largest new opportunity of the decade

$867 Billion Farm Bill to Create New CBD Entrepreneurs The Legal CBD Market is the largest new opportunity of the decade. LOS ANGELES - Dec. 31, 2018  -- President Trump signed the landmark $867 billion-dollar Farm Bill on December 20th and has opened the floodgate to what is expected to be an explosive $22 billion hemp-derived CBD industry. The health market for Cannabidiol (CBD) had been suppressed for decades, and now with the release of this pent-up demand, it may very well become the...

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Congress just passed an $867 Farm Bill, a huge boost for the CBD Business

Congress just passed an $867 Farm Bill, a huge boost for the CBD Business

Congress voted thumbs up for the $867 billion FARM BILL with strong support from both parties.  In a 386-47 vote, the House on Wednesday approved the bill which allocates billions of dollars in subsidies to American farmers, legalizes hemp, bolsters farmers markets and rejects stricter limits on food stamps pushed by Republicans. President Trump is expected to sign the bill into law.The Senate passed the legislation in an 87-to-13 vote yesterday.Negotiators said they faced...

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CBD Training Academy to Provide CBD Certification Classes in Orlando

CBD Training Academy to Provide CBD Certification Classes in Orlando

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Calabasas, CA:  The Cannabidiol or CBD market has seen a striking increase in growth as consumers and health practitioners begin to realize the benefits of CBD. Since hemp-based CBD has no psychoactive properties, it is legal in all 50 states. A growing number of people around the world are experiencing the practical health benefits of CBD, from cancer patients finding relief from the side effect of chemotherapy to the more than 200 million people in the US...

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CBD Training Academy Announces Partnership with MACE Media Group to Launch CBD Education at CBD Expo East, December 6th in Orlando

CBD Training Academy Announces Partnership with MACE Media Group to Launch CBD Education at CBD Expo East, December 6th in Orlando LOS ANGELES, CA – The CBD Training Academy, a leading training provider for CBD education, today announced the launch of two new CBD training programs as part of MACE Media Group’s CBD Expo East conference on December 6th: CBD Expert 4-hour seminar and Certified CBD Coach 8-hour seminar. The explosion in the demand for CBD may be attributed to the growth...

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CBD Training Academy News

Increasing Amount of Consumers Turning to CBD Products to Strengthen Immune System

Body’s natural cannabinoid may erase traumatic memories

This Is Your Brain On Terpenes

CBD Clinical Study Updates

Alberta scientist received worldwide attention for his cannabis and COVID-19 study

What current research shows about CBD’s effect on epilepsy and its applications as a treatment

Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals Provides Phase 2 Systemic Sclerosis Clinical Trial Update

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The 1-page Marketing Plan

In The 1-Page Marketing Plan, serial entrepreneur and rebellious marketer Allan Dib reveals a marketing implementation breakthrough that makes creating a marketing plan simple and fast. It’s literally a single page, divided up into nine squares. With it you’ll be able to map out your own sophisticated marketing plan and go from zero to marketing hero. Click on the above image to order.

 

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A radical, how-to guide for using exponential technologies, moonshot thinking, and crowd-powered tools, Bold helps today’s entrepreneurs to make their boldest dreams come true. Click on the above image to order. 

 

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Super Human

For more than twenty years, the author has been on a quest to find innovative, science-backed methods to upgrade human biology and redefine the limits of the mind, body, and spirit. In Super Human, he shows how this is level of health and performance possible for all of us. Click on the above image to order. 

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