Brooklyn natives sell CBD bee products, hope to make a difference

Three Brooklyn natives are selling products made with CBD, a chemical compound found in the cannabis plant, from their local bee farm.

News 12 Staff

Mar 8, 2019, 9:37 PM

Updated 1,874 days ago

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Brooklyn natives sell CBD bee products, hope to make a difference
Three Brooklyn natives are selling products made with CBD, a chemical compound found in the cannabis plant, from their local bee farm.
The founders of HempMe make honey, skincare items and other products with CBD. The trio says they started the company after hearing many stories of people dealing with pain.
Unlike THC, the main component in marijuana, CBD is not psychoactive and does not cause a high. There is limited research on the health benefits of CBD, but many studies show that the compound may help anxiety, insomnia and chronic pain.
The founders of the company, who currently sell their products online, say they hope to educate people about CBD and make a difference in people's lives


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