Analysis originally distributed on June 15, 2017 By: Michael Vodicka of Cannabis Stock Trades
In the old days, pot was seen as a way to get stoned.
But now, researchers are discovering that pot can actually have many health benefits.
Most of those come from Cannabidiol - one of the most prevalent compounds found in hemp plants that is commonly refereed to as CBD on the Street.
Studies have shown that the non-psychoactive elements of CBD can deliver relief to a wide range of ailments, including aches, pains, anxiety, insomnia and arthritis - without the euphoric effects provided by THC.
These benefits are creating a huge growth market.
The Hemp Business Journal, a CBD media and data company, estimates the CBD market will grow to $2.1 billion in consumer sales by 2020. That would be a 700% increase from 2016.
This is an exciting segment of the cannabis industry that doesn't get a lot of attention. [Read more...]